Dinner bell tolls
Sixty-nine percent of American families eat together at least five times a week, according to a Kraft Foods survey. But respondents saw areas for improvement:
*More time is spent preparing the meal than eating together.
*Many admitted that meals aren't planned ahead of time.
*Ninety-four percent of dinner menus are dictated by the kids.
*More than 50 percent of families would like to spend more time eating together.
Source: North American Precis Syndicate
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