“Parents should avoid comments on a child’s weight”

If your child becomes overweight or is at risk for becoming overweight/obese, what do you say to them? Do you tell them they are getting fat? Do you keep your mouth closed and make different food shopping choices? In this article you will find some interesting results on what happened when parents voiced their opinion; as well as ‘how’ it was voiced.

Fresh off the press early this morning from The New York Times you’ll find this interesting article that provides a view on how influential parents comments can be on their children’s dietary actions. The article can be accessed here: http://nyti.ms/1UAyEtq

Unfortunately, this is an ongoing battle with national obesity and it continues to become more and more prevalent within our nations children.

What would you do, or what have you done, in this situation?