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Join the experts from Brenner Children's Hospital for these FREE Brenner FIT Kohl's Family Collaborative classes. Registration is required. Classes are held at the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA in Brenner FIT, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem. Day care is available for classes held at the YMCA; please arrive 10 minutes prior to class for check-in. 


Brenner FIT Kohl's Family Collaborative Classes

February-May 2014

  • My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy
    Tuesday, March18, 6:00-7:15pm (Mealtime Part Two)
    Tuesday: April 15 6:00-7:15pm  (Allowances)
    Tuesday: May 20 6:00-7:15pm  (Listening)
    Discover how to replace punishment with respectful and effective tools to bring more joy into parenting. Each month a different parenting topic is discussed. Classes are Positive Discipline-based and taught by certified Positive Discipline parent educators from the Brenner FIT program. 
  • Learn to Cook A Balanced Meal
    Thursday, February 27 full
    Thursday, March 27 full
    Thursday, April 3 full
    Thursday, April 10 full
    Thursday, April 24 full
    Tuesday, May 6 full
    Tuesday, May 13 full
    Tuesday, May 27 from 5:30-6:30pm (Spinach Frittata)
    Tuesday, June 3 from 5:30-6:30pm (TBD)
    Tuesday, June 10 from 5:30-6:30pm (TBD)
    Tuesday, June 24 from 5:30-6:30pm (TBD)
    Wednesday, June 25 from 11:30am-12:30pm (TBD)
    During this hands-on cooking class, your family will prepare a balanced meal, and learn how your meal meets Brenner FIT recommendations for a balanced plate.  Mature children welcome with parental supervision.   
  •  FIT Meals
    Wednesdays, February 26-March 26 Full
    This is an in-depth combination nutrition / cooking class.   If you have enjoyed our basic cooking classes and want to learn more about nutrition, sign up for the FIT Meals series.  Each week a different nutrition topic will be highlighted during the class discussion. Following our discussion, the group will prepare an easy, low cost recipe.  FIT meals is a 5-week series, please sign up only if you are able to attend all sessions.
  •  Grocery Store Tour (Held at Food Lion, Somerset Center Drive, Winston-Salem)
    Monday, April 14 from 5:30-7:00pm
    Do you wander around the supermarket wondering what is best for your family?  Join the Brenner FIT dietitians for a personalized grocery store tour.  Learn how to compare nutrition labels, watch for advertising tricks and discover cost saving measures.  Daycare is not available.
  • Picky Eaters 
    Wednesday: May 21 5:30-7:00pm 
    Are you tired of fighting with you picky eater?  Come join the dietitians and counselors of Brenner FIT as they help parents learn to heal the feeding relationship.  This class is based on Ellyn Satter's Division of Responsibility.    

Please include your name, phone number, food allergies, and class/date when you register. 

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Brenner News and Highlights 

Brenner Children’s Hospital Again Ranked among Best in Country by U.S. News & World Report

For the second straight year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital, the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, among the best children’s hospitals in the country.


Head Hits Can Be Reduced in Youth Football; Study Shows Limiting Contact in Practice Makes Difference

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.


Ranked in 12 Medical Specialties, Wake Forest Baptist is among the Nation’s Best Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is listed among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The online magazine released its annual national ranking of the country’s premier hospitals, earlier today.


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