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Thu, 08 Jul

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New Shoots The Lakes, Tauranga

Raising Happy, Connected Children

Confident, happy children have a range of tools and skills that help them maintain their physical and mental health. This workshop focuses on proven techniques for growing resilience and teaching children strategies for dealing with strong feelings and emotions in a positive way.

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Raising Happy, Connected Children
Raising Happy, Connected Children

Time & location

08 Jul 2021, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

New Shoots The Lakes, Tauranga, 2 Flack Street, Pyes Pa, Tauranga 3173, New Zealand

Event details

In collaboration with the stunning New Shoots beautiful children's centre at The Lakes Tauranga, we are proud to offer the community practical tools for supporting your child's mental wellbeing.

Confident, happy children have a range of tools and skills that help them maintain their physical and mental health. This workshop focuses on proven techniques for growing resilience and teaching children strategies for dealing with strong feelings and emotions in a positive way.

We also introduce family habits and routines that nurture empathy and help children feel content as they learn to show appreciation and gratitude for all that they have. Sound good? Our workshop sows the seeds for connection. 

We give you practical tips and guidance on how to do this for both yourself and your family.

The session will cover:

  • - An introduction to mindfulness in everyday life: how to actually do it and make it a habit
  • - The science of mindfulness
  • - How to raise a mindful child
  • - Creative ideas for engaging children in mindfulness practices
  • - Research-based tips for raising grateful and contented kids
  • - Skills to support both parents and children in emotional regulation
  • - Top tips for raising a body-positive child and how to foster a positive relationship with your own body
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Presented by The Food Tree's Dietitian Rachael Wilson who is also a Mindfulness Coach. 

Rachael is experienced in meditative practices and has training in mindful parenting, creative mindfulness for children and is qualified in the treatment of eating disorders and body image concerns.

Reserve a spot

  • Earlybird

    Get in quick and save on ticket price!

    $30.00
  • Double Ticket

    Two tickets- includes nibbles and refreshments

    $65.00
  • Standard Ticket

    Includes nibbles and refreshments

    $40.00

Total

$0.00

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Food Tree events are hosted by

Rachael Wilson

Paediatric Dietitian,
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.

Don't miss out!

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."

Isabelle Vincent

"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."

Gemma Vergo

"If you have the opportunity to attend one of their seminars, do it!!"

"Evidence-based, practical and empathetic advice that has helped our family relax at meal times, highly recommend!"

Start seeding a healthy and happy realtionship with food.

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