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Maria Kang Whats Your Excuse

Why Social Media Won't Drag Me into the Mommy Wars

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 12.21.2013 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

It's as if the number of people who agree with you, or the number of "likes" you receive on a post, will guarantee that your child will become a responsible, productive and overall good human being.

Maria Kang and the Endless Cycle of Mommy Judging

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.19.2013 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The conversation quickly moved off of weight and healthy eating and the "awareness of obesity" Kang says she was trying to raise. Instead, many women -- moms in particular -- used the photo as evidence of Kang's shoddy dedication as a mother, as if tight abs leads to neglected children.

Why Maria Kang Is Not the Problem: Love Yourself Enough to Change

Quentin Vennie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Quentin Vennie

I don't think this was a premeditated attempt to ridicule women that don't wear a size 2, nor was it an attack on men that lack the presence of washboard abs. This is merely an instance where her motive was misrepresented. Maria Kang is not the "real" problem -- self-acceptance is.

Mom Issues Non-Apology Over Viral 'Fat-Shaming' Photo

Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

Maria Kang, 32, owns two residential care homes for the elderly, runs a fitness non-profit that she founded and is a freelance writer. The former fitn...