Dinnertime with my 12- and 13-year-old boys is largely fun. Of course there are evenings when they are distracted by looming homework, in a rush to get to sports practice or eager to leave the table to check their Instagram feed, but overall, it is pleasurable to sit down at the end of a day to discuss the events that are on their minds. Unfortunately, dinner with my 5-year-old daughter does not always run as smoothly.She is almost eight years younger than her brothers, so it’s no wonder she gets bored with our exchanges. Some nights, she gets restless in her chair because we take much longer to eat than she does; on other nights, she refuses to eat at all. My guess is this… Next »

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