I’d waged a battle with my body for much of my life, tying my self-worth to the number on a scale. How could I pass that baton of guilt, shame and diet culture on to my kids?
How do you raise a fat, healthy, happy child? As a fat kid who grew into a fat adult, here's what would have been helpful to me.
Long before the company released its controversial Kurbo app for kids, I was the only child at my weekly meetings—where I watched adults berate themselves for gaining a quarter of a pound.
It is possible to teach your kids about being a healthy size and to help them get there, but the key might be to never even utter the word “weight.”
You’ve all heard that childhood obesity is on the rise, but how do you know if your own child’s health is at risk or if it’s just baby fat? A paediatrician explains.