Full of praise

Irish Examiner - Feelgood - - Parenting -

■ Cre­at­ing a mind­ful eater:

■ Help chil­dren stay con­nected with their hunger by ‘check­ing in’ at din­ner time.

■ Ask­ing if your child’s tummy is three-quar­ters full or all the way full can help stay con­nected with hunger and full­ness.

■ Pos­i­tive mes­sag­ing when it comes to eat­ing is key.

■ Think about fam­ily rules for meal­times that will work for your fam­ily. Keep El­lyn Sat­ter’s Di­vi­sion of

■ Re­spon­si­bil­ity at the fore­front of your mind at meal­times.

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