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How to Talk to Kids About Weight

Reclaiming the 'F' Word: It's For the Children

Katja Rowell, M.D. | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents
Katja Rowell, M.D.

Fat is a descriptor, but in our increasingly fat-biased and phobic culture it has become strongly associated with undesirable traits like being lazy, stupid, mean and more likely to steal -- beliefs held by preschoolers and doctors alike.

Sara Gaynes

Study: Parents Say Talking About Weight More Difficult Than Sex, Drugs | Sara Gaynes | Posted 11.15.2011 | Parents

Maybe it's because it's a less mainstream topic. Maybe it's because they're worried about their own weight. Whatever the reason, a new study shows tha...