Your Child's Weight: Helping Without Harming [NOOK Book]

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As much about parenting as feeding, this latest release from renowned childhood feeding expert Ellyn Satter considers the overweight child issue in a new way. Combining scientific research with inspiring anecdotes from her decades of clinical practice, Satter challenges the conventional belief that parents must get overweight children to eat less and exercise more. In the long run, she says, making them go hungry and forcing them to be active makes children preoccupied with food, prone to overeating, turned off ...
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Your Child's Weight: Helping Without Harming

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Overview

As much about parenting as feeding, this latest release from renowned childhood feeding expert Ellyn Satter considers the overweight child issue in a new way. Combining scientific research with inspiring anecdotes from her decades of clinical practice, Satter challenges the conventional belief that parents must get overweight children to eat less and exercise more. In the long run, she says, making them go hungry and forcing them to be active makes children preoccupied with food, prone to overeating, turned off to activity, and likely to gain too much weight. Trust is a central theme here: children must be able to trust parents to provide as much food as they need to satisfy their appetites; parents must trust children to eat only as much as they need. Satter provides compelling evidence that, if parents do their jobs with respect to feeding, children are remarkably capable of knowing how much to eat.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780967118932
  • Publisher: Kelcy Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 472
  • Sales rank: 416,602
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Ellyn Satter, MS, RD, LCSW, BCD, a family therapist and feeding specialist, is the best-selling author of Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense, Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family, and How to Get Your Kid to EatÂ…But Not Too Much. She has three children and three grandchildren and lives and works in Madison, Wisconsin. She has been teaching parents how to feed children for more than 40 years.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2012

    This book helped me from kepping my little girl Amanda overwait

    Cant tell you how much it helped me and my husband now having a secont child hadley

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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