EP 28: Family Meals Matter. With Katie Kimball

I’m delighted to be speaking with Katie today. She and I share our love of having children in the kitchen and connecting with them during family meals.

What we Talked About

  • How she went from teaching to helping parents get children in the kitchen.
  • Why she chooses to focus on the kitchen
  • How children feel when cooking for others
  • Bringing cooking skills back in our fast food culture
  • Family table time nurtures mind, body, and spirit
  • The difference that just two family meals can make in our children’s lives 
  • Fun ways to engage conversation during dinner time
  • Giving children agency on how they sit and what they eat
  • Division of responsibility when it comes to feeding our children
  • The negative implications of screens at the table and how to get rid of them

Things to Remember

“Parenting is a journey with no final destination.”

Katie Kimball

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More About my Guest

Katie Kimball is the voice of healthy kids cooking working to restore the health of our young generation, one kitchen at a time. 

She’s a cookbook author, Certified Stress Mastery Educator, and regular TV contributor who has shared her journey to real food and natural living for 10 years at Kitchen Stewardship, a blog that helps families stay healthy without going crazy. 

Along with her 4 children, she created the Kids Cook Real Food eCourse to help other parents teach their kids to cook, build family connections in the kitchen and supercharge kids’ confidence and creativity. 

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