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.

Digital death: Preparing for your afterlife on the cloud

People know what to do with the physical things left behind after a loved one dies, but what about the digital legacy of social media sites, email accounts, digital... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2013


Patriotism can’t be defined by any one ideology

How you feel about attacking Syria has no relation to how patriotic you are. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2013


How to see a woman: A conversation between a father and son

It is a woman’s responsibility to dress herself in the morning. It is your responsibility to look at her like a human being regardless of what she is wearing. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2013


Avoiding 'summer slide': As one summer ends, plan now for 2014

Children who don’t exercise their brains during the summer months may suffer from “summer slide” — returning to school knowing less than before... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2013


Lawyers, judges debate 'under God' phrase in Pledge of Allegiance

One party was missing Wednesday in a Massachusetts courtroom where attorneys and judges debated whether the Pledge of Allegiance violated the equal rights of... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2013


Mom writes a letter to her sons' female Facebook friends: 'FYI (if you’re a teenage girl)'

Last night, as we sometimes do, our family sat around the dining-room table and looked through the summer’s social media photos. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2013


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