Family Day

Tomorrow is “Family Day”, a national movement launched by CASA in 2001 to remind parents that frequent family Dinners Make A Difference! Substance abuse can strike any family regardless of ethnicity, affluence, age or gender – the parental engagement fostered at the dinner table can be a simple, effective tool to help prevent substance abuse in kids.

CASA provides a list of 7 secrets to effective family dinners:


I hope that you will consider joining in tomorrow to celebrate Family Day by eating dinner with your family. If so, please sign the pledge on their website. As a special thank you for supporting CASA and Family Day I have a great giveaway for two of you!


Two of you will win SIGNED COPIES of Let’s Fix Dinner by author Todd Parr.

How to enter (leave a comment for each):

1. Sign the pledge on CASA’s website and let me know that you’ve done so.

2. Subscribe to Making Time For Mommy by email or RSS.

3. “Like” Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

4. Follow me on Twitter (@aliciamarie112)

5. Tweet the following: “Enter to win an autographed copy of the children’s book- Let’s Fix Dinner from @aliciamarie112 at “

Giveaway ends October 26, 2010 at 11:59pm.

A big thanks to Stouffer’s and Todd Parr for providing me with signed copies of the book, Let’s Fix Dinner. If you would like to purchase this book you may do so here. 100% of the net proceeds from sales of LET’S FIX DINNER will support Habitat for Humanity®.

(Disclosure: I received my own copy of the book and decided to share about Family Day because I support CASA and their mission. I was also given two extra books to giveaway.)

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