Family Employee Resource Group- Picky Eaters: How to Establish Healthy Habits

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 | Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm  | Location: Virtual – Zoom

Event Description

What helps a child be a good eater? This session will take a look at what we can expect from our children as they develop and grow, what parents can do to make a difference, and how to get around stumbling blocks before they become lifelong hang-ups.

Learning Objectives

  • What drives your child to eat the way he/she does.
  • How to teach your child to be a good eater.
  • How to solve feeding problems with Satter’s Division of Responsibility.

About the Speaker: Abby Richey, MS, RD

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Abby Richey serves as the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for Health4U. Her work focuses on helping individuals discover the joy of eating for good health and wellness. She works with clients through individual counseling sessions and on-campus programming.

Abby earned her bachelor’s degree in dietetics and fitness from Purdue University in 2003 and a master’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Illinois in 2010. Her professional background in nutrition and fitness includes working in areas of healthcare, WIC, food service, sports nutrition, higher education, cooking demonstrations, and counseling.

Abby lives in Lansing with her husband, 3 children and 1 dog. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and going on new adventures with her family.