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The Importance of Dining Together 

September 16, 2016
The Importance of Dining Together

The Dining room acts as one of the main focal points of a home. It’s a place to spend some of the most important times in your life with friends and family; celebrating special occasions, holidays and more importantly – quality time together.

Sadly, many of today’s young couples and parents have increasingly busy schedules and are working long and unpredictable hours. As a result, loved ones are finding less time to spend together around the dinner table. However, it’s these shared meal times that actually help families to bond and connect with each other.

The act of sharing a meal and conversing around the table is incredibly important for communication and well-being. Dining together helps to build relationships and foster feelings of security, trust, warmth and love. Studies show that time spent having dinner as a family has a positive effect on child development. It can help toddlers improve their language skills and children to do better in school. Sitting down at the table together for a minimum four times a week can help to achieve this.

This is why it’s so important to have a place to dine that is comfortable and makes every meal feel special. Having a nice dining setting to sit down to will make all of the difference so choosing the right dining furniture is essential.

It can be tricky knowing what to dining chairs to pair with which dining table. There is a plethora of styles, fabrics, finishes and features to choose from, but don’t worry, there is a solution! A dining setting takes all the guess work out of mixing and matching a dining table to the right dining chairs.

Below we’ve put the spot light on a few of our favourite dining settings that complement each other perfectly and will fit every family’s needs.

The Importance of Dining Together

''Nothing - not a conversation, not a handshake or even a hug establishes a friendship so forcefully as eating together" | Jonathan Safran Foer

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Some of our Favourite Dining Table and Chair Sets

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