Do not yell “dinner” until your knife is in the loaf.

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In truth a family is what you make it. It is made strong, not by number of heads counted at the dinner table, but by the rituals you help family members create, by the memories you share, by the commitment of time, caring, and love you show to one another, and by the hopes for the future you have as individuals and as a unit.

MARGE KENNEDY, The Single Parent Family

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2 thoughts on “Do not yell “dinner” until your knife is in the loaf.”

  1. I like this one. It is something I tried to do with my sons – celebrate things in certain ways. We moved around a lot but we took our little rituals with us 🙂

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