Family time is hard to find in a world that prioritizes Snapchat over listening to what Mom has to say about the soccer tournament coming up this weekend! Dining out is an important part of spending time together as a family, and it’s a proven fact that the families that eat dinner together are the strongest and happiest. Here are four reasons that you should take your family out to dinner this week!
Quality Family Time
Many families are not used to eating together thanks to conflicting demands and stresses on their time. In reality, family time is a necessity, and dining out is a great way to get it. Let your children sit at your table and make sure that all electronics stay tucked away for the duration of dinner. Keep in mind that your first few dinners out as a family might be awkward, but the end result will be worth it!
One of the most fun parts of dining out with or without your family is getting to try new specials on the menu. Most restaurants, including Basta Pasta, offer weekly specials to ensure that your family dinner doesn’t cause you to break the bank. Don’t be afraid to ask around to other parents to see where the best deals are.
If you have family time around the dinner table at home, you are probably used to the headache that is trying to convince your children to do the dishes. If you dine out for your family night, there won’t be any dishes to worry about (or fight over!). Since you are taking a night off from cooking, giving your children a night off from doing their dishes and other dinner-related chores will also be a welcome break.
Finally, the importance of proper nutrition is becoming more apparent as children struggle with their weight and spend more time in front of screens. Dining out gives you the chance to help teach your children how to make healthy choices when eating out and enjoy themselves without sacrificing their diet.
Spend Family Time at Basta Pasta
For over 12 years, we have been providing Marylanders with delicious Italian cuisine cooked with fresh, high-quality ingredients. We have delicious pasta dishes with unlimited salad and breadsticks, and scrumptious fine Italian wines. To make a reservation at our Timonium location, contact us online or give us a call at (410) 308-0838. To make a reservation at our Fallston location, contact us online or give us a call at (410) 692-5200. To find out more about our menu, follow us on Facebook and Twitter!