Dinner Table Conversations


Dinner table conversations: here is a list of articles we think your family may enjoy reading and discussing around the dinner table. A graphic is attached to each story with questions that can facilitate a thoughtful family conversation. Bon appetit.

Faith playing a role in Hollywood: Religion in movies a new form of education experts say

With new religious movies steamrolling to theaters in the near future, religious experts are saying religion in the movies is a form of education and a new medium. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2013


Woman plans to hand out obesity letters to trick-or-treaters this Halloween

One woman from Fargo, N.D., identified as Cheryl, has decided that rather than handing out candy to every trick-or-treater who comes to her door, she will send a... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2013


Halloween haunts: Is scare factor frightful or delightful?

Troy Barber's six kids are somewhat divided on what makes a good scare. Five of them love being haunted, while the sixth would be delighted to miss the whole thing. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2013


Paralympian wows with humorous, colorful Halloween costumes

When Josh Sundquist was 9, his leg was amputated to save his life after he was diagnosed with a form of cancer, Ewing's sarcoma. Now 29, he's a Paralympian, a... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2013


Navigating the difficult path of grief

Each grief is different, getting through it unique. Sometimes surviving a loss means both holding tight and letting go. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2013


Will working longer hours ever end?

A new study shows Americans are working longer hours — but are they working smarter? Read more »

Oct. 21, 2013


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