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Parents Kids Eating Habits

Sit Down and Eat

Vicki Wilson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Vicki Wilson

It can take Jack an hour to eat a meal, during which I can feel the tug of unanswered emails, a deadline, and the unswept floor each minute. But, as I'm fond of asking Jack when he's driving his Matchbox cars rather than picking up his Lego before bedtime, what is your job right now?

Starting a Global Conversation About School Lunch

Neil Seeman | Posted 02.16.2013 | World
Neil Seeman

2012-12-17-usalunch2.png How do public high school lunches compare in the six countries where HuffPost has sites -- U.S., UK, Canada, France, Spain and Italy? More important, what do students think of their cafeteria food: taste-wise and health-wise?

Obese Children: Is It Nature, Nurture or Both?

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 10.25.2011 | Parents
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

While I agree that there are a number of factors that affect how children make decisions with regard to what they eat, I cannot believe that parental influence and their behavior -- good and bad -- do not affect their children's behavior.