Chewy Chatter

  • Body Positivity

    by Verena Verena 2018-09-25

    How do you help your kids develop a positive body image? How do you help them grow confident, appreciating their bodies and seeing past other people’s body images, when society is doing everything to ensure otherwise? Kids’ views about body images are influenced from a very young age. Their Barbie dolls, the films they are […]

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  • Eating Like a Scientist

    by Verena Verena 2018-09-20

    In last week’s blog, I talked about mindful eating and about helping your kids pay more attention to what their bodies are telling them. This I want to draw closer attention to WHAT we eat and HOW we eat. In our busy lives, all too often, kids are eating without paying much attention. On the […]

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  • Babies: responsive feeding While babies can’t talk, they can tell us very well when they are hungry. Responsive feeding is the process of recognising your baby’s cues for both hunger and fullness and responding to them appropriately (feeding the baby or stopping). Research shows that most parents are pretty good at recognising their baby’s hunger, […]

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