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Parenting and Food

Help! My Daughter's a Vegan

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

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...

She's Anorexic, and You're a Bad Mother

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

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.

Peaceful Revolution: When Did It Get So Hard To Be A Mom?

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

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.

Peaceful Revolution: Current School Food Standards Don't Make Sense

Margo G. Wootan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margo G. Wootan

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.