Thu, 13 Jun|
Feeding their potential: Supporting children to have a positive relationship with food and their body
Think Beyond Nutrition Raising confident, happy, healthy kids in this diet-obsessed culture is hard work! The messages children get about food and bodies at home shape the foundations for what they feel and believe about their own body.
Time & location
13 Jun 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm NZST
Bayfield School, 2/12 Clifton Rd, Herne Bay, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
Think Beyond Nutrition
Raising confident, happy, healthy kids in this diet-obsessed culture is hard work! The messages children get about food and bodies at home shape the foundations for what they feel and believe about their own body.
This workshop troubleshoots common nutrition problems and offers practical strategies for building a positive relationship with food and body. Helping you to raise a child who feels good, eats well and has a positive body image. A child who is confident, resilient and feels good in their own skin easily thrives in the challenges life brings.
This workshop will cover all aspects of nourishing your school-aged child including:
- How to feed your child in a way that sets them up with a positive relationship with food
- How to deal with sugar and other “treat foods”
- Nurturing a positive body image for your child
- School lunch ideas (including zero waste and allergy free recipes)
- A question and answer session with a registered paediatric dietitian to solve all your mealtime dilemmas
The world of feeding children is our speciality. We've designed our holistic strategies to help you empower your child to eat well and feel healthy. Enabling them to meet their potential. Get your tickets today!
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Bring a friend or your partner and save on your ticket price!Price$50.00
Food Tree events are hosted by
Family Feeding Specialist
Rachael is a paediatric dietitian and family feeding specialist with a wide variety of experience and skills. Trained in SOS feeding therapy, Rachael is one of only 7 people worldwide selected by the Ellyn Satter institute in the USA to become one of their affiliate child feeding specialists.
She has a background in mindfulness and intuitive eating and is trained in mindful eating through The Centre for Mindful Eating and has undergone training in responsive feeding therapy, eating disorders and body image.
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Here's what other parents are saying...
"Brilliant talk. So interesting and all of what was said makes perfect sense. Highly recommend"
"I learned so much from the presentation! Thank you. I am much more relaxed when it meal time now and my kids have become much easier to feed."
"I’m a huge fan of The Food Tree and their approach to mindful eating practices with children. They’re informative, knowledgeable, helpful and gentle. I’ve been to a few of their workshops now, and each time I come away with new tools on how to create a positive experience for children at meal times."