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.

On concussions and football: Perspective from Steve Young's mom

Football still is America’s game, but there are cracks appearing here and there. At the forefront is the discussion of concussions. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2013


Senior silence: Talking about money with your aging parents might be hard, but it's worth it

Many seniors have not communicated their wishes about future health care or financial decisions to their children — potentially leaving their loved ones with... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2013


A woman's education is not wasted in the home

A mother’s implementation of ordinary, daily practices of health and safety make her the central influence in preserving and nurturing life. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013


'Prosumption': Why just about everybody unwittingly works for free

People may think of themselves as sometimes producers and sometimes as consumers, but the growing trend of "prosumption" is leading people to work for free while they... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2013


Carrying a little extra weight? That may not be a bad thing, study says

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that those with a slightly higher than average BMI (25 - 34.9) may live as long or longer... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2013


50 things I want my daughter to know

Here are 50 tips, teachings, and mini love notes for my only daughter. These are also tidbits that I constantly need to remind myself of. Maybe some of them are items... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2013


  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
to comment

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments