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Dr. Haines presenting on "Healthy Habits, Happy Homes" for the International Year of the Family Speaker Series
March 6, 2014
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2014 is the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family – a good time to take stock of what families need, what we are doing well, and what we can do better so that all of us benefit. Join us this year for the International Year of the Family Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Guelph's College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.

Date: Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 from 7-9pm

Location: Innovation Guelph Atrium at 111 Farquhar Street, Guelph, ON

Limited seating, please RSVP to [email protected] or register online. The event is free and open to the public. A light snack and beverages will be provided. For more information contact [email protected] or view the event poster.

Healthy Habits, Happy Homes: Creating Household Routines to Promote Children's Health

Featuring Dr. Jess Haines, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Research has shown that by the age of five or six kids will form eating, exercise and sleeping habits that can last a lifetime. Dr. Haines will present results from her research as well as practical tips to help families establish household routines that support healthful eating and activity behaviours among young children.