It is interesting that family meals have undergone change throughout our nation’s history. There was a time when dining at anything but the kitchen or dining room table was considered inappropriate. Then the television, TV dinners, and folding tray tables changed that. Some families are finding that even this phenomenon has gone away, with family members spreading out all over the house to eat their meals. If you are hoping to inspire more family time, one place to start is getting back to eating meals together. You can spearhead this plan with new dining room furniture.
Getting the family to the table is much easier when the furniture is beautiful. Keeping them from an eat-and-run mindset will be easier when the chairs are comfortable. There are other benefits of having a welcoming dining room furniture setup as well. People tend to eat more slowly and avoid overeating when there is conversation included in the meal, for example. Another benefit is that the preparer of the meals gets to see the happy faces and feel more appreciated for their efforts.
If your current dining room furniture is not conducive to family meals, come to see us at Gibson Brothers Furniture Inc. Our 14,000-square-foot showroom has several dining room furniture sets and our knowledgeable and helpful staff is on hand to answer any questions you may have. Come and sit for a bit and you’ll see the comfort and quality that will bring your family to the table again for family time.