And it says, Thank You to our Creator for the gift of family. A husband is a treasure--children are a blessing. Family situations are forever changing as the kids sprout from childhood to adulthood, so a calm family meal is an easy way to seize the day with your fast growing children.
The generation living under our roofs will more than likely treat our grandchildren with the same attention to detail —or neglect— that we model for them, so let's go the extra step and set the table.
Taking the time to provide a healthy meal around the table takes thought and preparation—even if it is a simple throw it together meal in a pinch. Serving the family together around a table says I CARE ABOUT YOU!!! So complete the effort by setting the table.
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I simply require that she follows the universal rule of forks on the left and knives and spoons on the right. Other than that—She sets to her heart’s desire.
Soul Shaping Challenge: Teach your kids to set the table and provide them with a variety of choices of placemats and dishes. Setting a table and inviting someone to join you says, I want you in my life. This teaches them to nurture important relationships in a natural way over a meal.