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Table 3 Overview of the general parenting and weight-related topics addressed in Parents Working Together

From: Parents Working Together: development and feasibility trial of a workplace-based program for parents that incorporates general parenting and health behaviour messages

Session General parenting topic addressed Weight-related topic addressed
1 Child–centered time Being physically active with your child
2 Importance of family routines Sleep: Creating a bedtime routine
3 Using praise and rewards Reducing intake of sugar sweetened beverages
4 Setting limits TV: Setting limits on TV
5 Threats and consequences & Using ignore and distract strategies When not to use threats: Identifying your child’s hunger and satiety cues & Alternatives to food as reward
6 Problem solving with adults Problem solving with partners and other caregivers about child’s health behaviours
7 Stress management/Work-life balance Using physical activity to help manage stress