“Thinspo” and Eating Disorders: What is the role of parents?


With the recent attention to “thinspo,” and extreme measures to control children’s weight (which I talk about here), I am resurrecting this post from the archives with some updates. You’ll find more on this topic in Fearless Feeding, the book […]

“Weight Watchers:” How NOT to Manage Your Child’s Weight

I Hate Broccoli

Last week an article entitled “Weight Watchers” in Vogue written by Dara Lynn Weiss described how she successfully managed her 7 year-old daughter’s weight problem by putting her on a diet. Dara-Lynn Weiss—aka the Tiger Feeder—now has a book deal […]