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Maximise the power of the kitchen table

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The kitchen table is a parent’s best friend. It’s where conversations occur. It’s where thoughts are aired, compliments are given and food is shared. If you want to get a window into a child’s world then you need to sit around the kitchen table with him or her.   When I was a kid mum always made sure there’d be some food on the table when I came home from school. As soon as I came through the back door I’d throw my school bag in my room and come and sit down at the kitchen table to eat.   Mum used to sit at the kitchen table have a cuppa at the same time.  She always did..... or it’s seems like she did as when I think of her I usually think of her sitting around the kitchen table. They’re my special mum memories.    It’s no coincidence that those countries with a strong food culture also h...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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