How to Have a Phone-Free Dinner

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How to Have a Phone-Free Dinner
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As moms, it’s tough teaching your kids how to keep their digital consumption at healthy levels. One of the best ways to do this is by having tech-free family dinners.

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Turn off any phones, tablet, watches, anything that’s able to give you a notification. When there’s less distractions, you can focus more on your food and the lovely people you’re with.

Turn off any phones, tablet, watches, anything that’s able to give you a notification. When there’s less distractions, you can focus more on your food and the lovely people you’re with.

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Share highs and lows of the day! Have conversations over dinner and share your greatest and not-so-greatest parts of your days.

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Just when we think we know our kids, they always seem to surprise us, don’t they? Take dinnertime to ask your kids funny questions that will help you learn more.

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When you can’t think of any more silly questions, move on to asking family members to choose between two outrageous hypothetical options. Challenge yourself to get weird!

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Instead of strolling through someone’s feed on social media, dig out your old family photos to relive good times of the past.

Instead of strolling through someone’s feed on social media, dig out your old family photos to relive good times of the past.

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Cover your dining table with kraft paper, pile markets and colored pencils in the middle of the table and color right on the table with your kiddos.

Cover your dining table with kraft paper, pile markets and colored pencils in the middle of the table and color right on the table with your kiddos.

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Play I-Spy!  What do you spy with your little eyes? I spy a happy family conversing over dinner!

Play I-Spy! What do you spy with your little eyes? I spy a happy family conversing over dinner!

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Meal time is the perfect time to map out your next vacation. Use this time to ask what your kids want to do on the trip. Make it easy for yourself by getting McDonald’s Happy Meals®.

Meal time is the perfect time to map out your next vacation. Use this time to ask what your kids want to do on the trip. Make it easy for yourself by getting McDonald’s Happy Meals®.

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Play two truths and a tall tale. Use this game to share some fun facts about your life to your kids, but keep them guessing at the same time.

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Check out our full post for more tips on how to ditch your devices at dinner time! go.brit.co/2klbmxM

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