Interview Opportunity - Responsible treating: how it can create and nurture positive parent-child relationships

    TORONTO, June 17 /CNW/ - Giving and receiving treats can help to build
strong parent-child relationships. But for many parents looking to raise
happy, healthy children, questions about the role of treats can lead to more
stress than pleasure.
    A recent survey of Canadian dietitians conducted by Kinder(R) in March
2009 reveals that 96% of those surveyed believe that educating parents on
setting appropriate limits for treats for children is important.
    Kinder Spokesperson, Child Development Expert and father Dr. Anthony Volk
will provide answers to common treating questions and offer simple, easy tips
to guide treating behaviour.

    Who:   Dr. Anthony Volk, Kinder Spokesperson and Child Development Expert

    What:  A conversation about treats and how to give treats to your child
           in a responsible way

    When:  In-person interviews on-site at any location in southwestern
           Ontario - June 24-26, 2009

           Telephone interviews with media outlets across Canada -
           June 22-30, 2009.

    Ask Dr. Volk:
                   -  What will my child consider a treat?
                   -  Is it ok to give a child a treat? How often?
                   -  Is a treat really just another word for a bribe?
                   -  In this era of childhood obesity, is it appropriate for
                      parents to use food as a treat?
                   -  Just how can parents use treats effectively and

For further information:

For further information: Please contact Cassandra Umbriaco at Harbinger
to schedule an interview with Dr. Anthony Volk: (416) 960-5100 x 251,

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