There was a time when dining with the family at the dining table was the norm. Members of a family usually gathered at dinner time to eat together. Nowadays, it is no longer the same case. A lot of families now, do not eat together at the table.
Some members of the family eat in front of the television while some others eat at the Kitchen at different times; probably when others must have had theirs.
Dining tables, today, are like part of a decoration in the home. It is rarely used except when there is a special occasion.
Eating together as a family has its benefits. It stirs up a conversation and boosts love, closeness, and understanding among family members. In addition, eating together at the dining with the family has been associated with having a healthier family.
Families should endeavor to eat together at the dining table in order to derive the benefits that come with it.