Page 7 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - February 2016
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With patience, you can
reclaim the family meal

CHEHALIS TRIBAL Author Ellyn Satter shares n Step by step, show children by that their
NEWSLETTER division of responsibility example how to behave at mealtime. parents eat.
in feeding youngsters for
The Confederated Tribes a better overall experience n Be considerate of children’s lack n They
of the Chehalis Reservation, of food experience without catering to will grow
Children have a natural ability with likes and dislikes. predictably.
‘People of the Sands’ eating. They eat as much as they need,
grow in the way that is right for them n Do not let children have food or n They
Articles and opinions expressed and learn to eat the food their parents beverages except for water between will learn to
are not necessarily the opinions eat. meal and snack times. behave well
of this publication or the Chehalis at mealtime.
Step-by-step, throughout their n Help children grow up to get For more about raising healthy
Tribal Business Committee. growing-up years, they become eating bodies that are right for them. children who are a joy to feed, read
competent. Ellyn Satter’s book “Secrets of Feeding
SUBMISSIONS Children’s eating jobs: a Healthy Family: How to Eat, How to
The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Parents let them learn and grow n Children will eat. Raise Good Eaters, How to Cook.”
with eating when they follow the n They will eat the amount they
encourages tribal members division of responsibility in feeding. need.
to submit letters, articles, n They will learn to eat the food
photographs and drawings to be The division of responsibility for
considered for publication. infants: SDPI’S LIFESTYLE BALANCE PROGRAM
These are subject to editing.
Contributing writers, artists and n The parent is responsible for what. This is a 16-week class to help you:
photographers include Chehalis n The child is responsible for how n Learn the facts about healthy eating and being active
tribal community members and much (and everything else). n Discover what makes it hard for you to eat healthy and be active; learn how
staff. Submission deadline is Parents choose breast- or formula- to change these things so they work for you, not against you
the first of each month (printed feeding, and help the infant be calm
and organized. n Get the long-term support you need
monthly). They feed smoothly, paying You are welcome to invite a friend or family member
attention to information coming
TRIBAL CENTER from the baby about timing, tempo, When: Noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays through May 25
360-273-5911 frequency and amounts. Where: PT Room at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center
The division of responsibility
420 Howanut Road for babies making the transition to For more information, contact:
Oakville, WA 98568 family food: Pat Odiorne RD, CDE
360-709-1726 (office) n The parent is still responsible for
360-273-5914 (fax) what, and is becoming responsible for 360-709-1884,
when and where the child is fed. Gloria Jones
CHEHALIS TRIBE’S n The child is still and always
VISION STATEMENT responsible for how much and whether 360-709-1810,
To be a thriving, self-sufficient, to eat the foods offered by the parent.
sovereign people, honoring our Based on what the child can do, NOTICE
past and serving current and not on how old he or she is, parents Information on this flyer, in email
future generations. guide the child’s transition from nipple or on our website calendar is subject
feeding through semi-solids, then to change without notice. Please
BUSINESS COMMITTEE thick and lumpy food, to finger food at
Don Secena, Chairman family meals. refer to this flyer’s contacts
Harry Pickernell, Sr., The division of responsibility for
toddlers through adolescents: Disclaimer: Information displayed on any flyer, in email or on our website calendar is
Vice Chairman n The parent is responsible for what,
Farley Youckton, Treasurer when and where. subject to change without notice. Please refer to the flyer’s contact person for the latest update.
Cheryle Starr, Secretary n The child is responsible for how
much and whether.
Dan Gleason, Sr., Fundamental to parents’ jobs is
5th Council Member trusting children to determine how
much and whether to eat from what
NEWSLETTER STAFF parents provide.
Fred Shortman, When parents do their jobs with
feeding, children do their jobs with
Communications Coordinator eating. Parents’ feeding jobs:
n Choose and prepare the food.
n Provide regular meals and snacks.
n Make eating times pleasant.
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