Am I supposed to be happy about this? For the first time as a parent, I find
myself almost getting into fights about food.
I know it pushes my button...
Read Whole Story
I was told in 2002 to stop feeding my child. She was anorexic and her young body was failing. They were wrong, they're still wrong, and they're still saying it.
Ten years ago, we didn't worry about sending a peanut butter and jelly sandwiches into school with our children, and we didn't medicate our eight year olds to get them through the school day.
Over the last two decades, rates of obesity have tripled in children and adolescents, and that increase has been linked to soda intake and the sale of junk food in schools.
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more.