Dietitians Dish on Family Meal Times and Your Preschooler: Why It’s Important Learn about the importance of family meal times for your child. Eating together as a family is important to help establish healthy eating patterns for life. For general healthy eating information visit Created by and featuring Haldimand-Norfolk Dietitians Laura Tousaw & Michelle Saraiva Video Edited by Katie Sinkowski, RGD, Communications Services, Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit