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Blog — MeaningfulMealtime

It’s the Intention that Counts, Right? #SundayDinnerChallengeFail

It’s the Intention that Counts, Right? #SundayDinnerChallengeFail

This post is, well... real. It doesn’t always go as planned and the happy picture in our head doesn’t always match reality. I’ll speak for our family. We have a little toddler. People joke that our 3.5-year-old is only stops when she’s asleep. I laugh knowingly and then cry on the inside a little bit. Because they’re absolutely right. She’s one of those toddlers. When she isn’t asleep she is...
The Gift of Being Present

The Gift of Being Present

Our screens drive us. In the 10-12 years since the world has begun experiencing the hyper-connectivity made possible by our devices, our attention has shifted in ways we don’t totally know how to control. Ten years ago, people didn’t watch their phones through dinner. They didn’t sit in a room full of loved ones swiping left right and up. We don’t always know how to manage ourselves and our screens and...
How to Create Meaningful Moments through Mealtime

How to Create Meaningful Moments through Mealtime

We believe in connection through mealtime. In our modern world of drive thru convenience, that can be hard to come by. But, with a little intention, creating spaces where we get to experience human connection with our loved ones with a meal as the backdrop is possible. With this in mind, today is the first day our little family begins a new practice. We are beginning to reinvent a time-honored...