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Fat Kids

Measuring the Cake: The Eating Disorder Starter Package

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

Hannah was put on Weight Watchers, for the first time, at age seven. It was a must she be put on the program because her mother was adamant that "no one will ever love you if you are fat." Perhaps even worse than lack of love in her mother's view, she was certain there are no fat cheerleaders.

Between a Rock and a Defensive Tackle: Football and Fat Kids

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 01.05.2015 | Books
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

Ben's mother had attempted to put him on a diet, at age 9. It seemed like the reasonable thing to do. It seemed like it would be easier to change her ...

Kids Today?! (Warning: May Contain Material Unsuitable for Anyone Over 35 Years of Age)

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

I know I'm old because lately I find myself saying, "what is wrong with the kids today?!" a lot. I use the word "old" in the most loving, thank God I'm old, sort of way. I use the word "kids" to refer to people in their 20s and early 30s.

I Was A Fat Kid -- And I Finally Understand Why

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano | Posted 01.15.2013 | Women
Autumn Whitefield-Madrano

I haven't written about being a fat kid until now because it was too painful. Being a fat kid hurt me then. Having been a fat kid hurts me now.

Do Parents Discriminate Against Their Own Chubby Children?

healthland.time.com | Bonnie Rochman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You'd think that home would be a safe haven for them, but a new study in the journal Obesity reveals that even parents can come down hard on their hef...

Time for a No Kid-Food Revolt

Jennifer Evans Gardner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Evans Gardner

It's time to abolish kid-food. No dinosaur nuggets, no pizza, not even mac 'n cheese. Our children's health depends on it.