Recorded Class

Mealtimes: End the Power Struggles

March 02, 2022 12:00 pm EDT

About This Class

Family meals are associated with school success, lower rates of teen problems and an assortment of positive outcomes. Yet, parents find it hard to keep consistent mealtimes and often mistakenly use feeding and mealtimes to try to enforce healthy eating through unhealthy means.

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Identify your goals
  • Recognize that feeding is parenting
  • Recognize the importance of meals
  • Identify healthy eating skills and apply strategies to support those
  • Apply conversation starters
  • Recognize special concerns about girls 
  • Identify your first action step

Meet your Instructors

Ruth Freeman

Mental Health, School Age, Relationships,



  • cooperation
  • family
  • Health/Wellness
  • mealtimes
  • rules/routines
  • school

Age Category

  • School Age
Peace at Home