There is an increasing epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States and throughout the world. Many experts have estimated that one in every five children between the ages of six and sixteen are overweight or obese. As the numbers in childhood obesity continue to rise so … [Read more...] about How to Combat Childhood Obesity
The Parents Anonymous Group was a wealth of information; I wonder how I could ever have managed without it and the members. Here are a few quick tips that I learned in group that helped me many times: Nothing lasts forever. Change is inevitable… except when you have a … [Read more...] about Support Group Wisdom
One thing puzzles me from childhood, why did my mother keep that old sugar bowl for so long? It was small, wide at the top, narrow at the bottom, made of cheap melamine and always tipped over easily. With three children in the household and a lot of company, why didn’t she just … [Read more...] about If It’s Not Working, Stop Doing It!
Helping your child who struggles with obesity is never an easy thing. It's difficult to know when they need help and how exactly to go about doing it. Children are sensitive to so many different things that you never know how they will react to a confrontation with a parent; … [Read more...] about Helping Your Child Who Struggles with Obesity
It seems that with busy schedules, responsibilities, and work that parents are finding less time to spend with their children. And what's even worse than that, is that they may not even know what their children are doing or where they are. Children are expected to be … [Read more...] about Parent Involvement in Your Child’s Social Life