Raising Intuitive Eaters

Apply your knowledge of intuitive eating to feeding your kids

Raising Intuitive Eaters is an 5-part online course for parents and caregivers who are curious about how to extend their knowledge of Intuitive Eating into their parenting and feeding style. This course is for anyone who is grappling with how to address their child's picky eating, nutrition concerns, disordered eating, body image concerns, or for any parent/caregiver who wants to learn how to help prevent eating issues in their children. Parents to children of all ages are welcome. Content is geared toward parents of children ages 2-15.

Workshop topics will include:

Lesson 1: Parent and Child Roles in Feeding
  • Housekeeping and expectations
  • Intuitive Eating overview
  • Terminology clarification
  • Parent and child roles
Lesson 2: Picky Eating & Mealtime Management
  • Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility
  • Picky eating tips
  • Mealtime management
  • Troubleshooting questions and concerns

Lesson 3: Weight in Childhood and Adolescence

  • Understanding typical growth including growth charts
  • Adolescent growth
  • Weight stigma and kids
  • Making the shift to neutrality in your family
Lesson 4: Navigating Cultural Food Fads & Dieting Messages
  • Basic nutrition education
  • Navigating diet talk with friends and family
  • Food morality at school
  • How to teach nutrition at home
Lesson 5: Empowering Positive Body Image in Children & Teens
  • Tools for developing positive body image
  • Skills and practices to implement in your family
  • How to cultivate resilience
  • Take home messages
  • More resources

This course is designed to help you go deeper by extending the non-diet approach to health and nutrition with your children. Although this approach to feeding and eating is rooted in decades of solid scientific research and empirical support, this information can bring up lots of questions and it can be invaluable to have a place to bring your questions and receive support and guidance as you implement this into your family.

Your Instructors

Paige Smathers, RDN, CD
Paige Smathers, RDN, CD
Paige Smathers is a registered dietitian nutritionist in private practice in Salt Lake City, UT who specializes in helping people heal their relationship with food. She serves those who struggle with disordered eating, chronic dieting and family feeding concerns. She works individually with clients to help create sustainable and realistic solutions for well-being from a holistic perspective—mental, emotional, physical and all other areas of well-being are integrated into nutrition therapy sessions with clients pursuing nutrition and behavior changes. Paige also provides coaching for registered dietitians who want to incorporate intuitive eating and body positivity into their practice, but aren't sure how to do it. Serving the community at large, Paige has created a successful online course that helps bridge the gap from chronic dieting to intuitive eating. The course educates about nutrition and well-being, encourages participants to embrace where they are with their health now and in the past, and empowers participants to unlock their inner wisdom and become their own eating expert. Paige is also the proud host of a successful podcast, Nutrition Matters Podcast, which reaches tens of thousands of listeners every month. The podcast focuses specifically on intuitive eating, body positivity and recovery from struggles with food and bodies.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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