Mealtime is sacred in Sarah Michelle Gellar's household and she says it keeps her family together 2 years ago

Mealtime is sacred in Sarah Michelle Gellar's household and she says it keeps her family together

So simple.

Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar is well known for kicking ass as Buffy The Vampire Slayer but there's another thing she kicks ass at, making sure her family stay bonded.

It's not always easy and no one knows that better than Sarah Michelle herself who often has to travel for filming and interviews as well as running her own business Foodstirs.

The Cruel Intentions star likes to keep her family as traditional as possible and there's one thing in particular she does to make that happen.

In a recent interview Gellar explained how whatever they're doing, everything stops in her family come meal time;

"In my house, mealtime is sacred. There are no phones or TV, and we take every advantage of our time together.

Not only do I take great care into making time, but I also take great care into making sure my family is eating healthy and nutritious food."

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Gellar attributes this one simple daily practice help keep her family together and connected to each other.

"I worry that in this over-connected world, we are only becoming more and more disconnected. When I really thought about this, I kept coming back to the kitchen as the place where memories are created."

Sarah and her husband Freddie, who began dating in 1997 on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer, have two children together, Charlotte and Rocky.

While Gellar likes to keep her children out of the limelight she often talks about her life as a parent and dotes about her children on her social media.