Category: Daniel Miller

Why ‘Family Bonding’ During The Holidays Actually Matters, According To Science

Huffington Post Daniel Miller, School of Social Work Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the official “Holiday Season,” a time of year that is focused on family as well as fun. But in recent years, smartphones and other technologies are growing increasingly common, often detracting from the time we spend with the people we love… Expert […]

Debunking the myth of the family dinner

The Globe and Mail Daniel Miller, School of Social Work Over the years, it’s become accepted wisdom that home-cooked family meals make for happier and healthier children. Studies suggests those casseroles and pot roasts protect kids from obesity, decrease the likelihood of drug use, depression and delinquency, and boost academic performance… Expert quote: “In our […]