Busy Parents: The Real Cause of Childhood Obesity

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2 Responses to “Busy Parents: The Real Cause of Childhood Obesity”:

  1. Anonymous says:

    Check out the BodyWorks program - a federally funded behavior change program that teaches parents how to be healthy role models for their children. http://www.womenshealth.gov/bodyworks

    We have trainers across the country who have trained more than a thousand families. Small steps but the program is key to changing lives.

    Let me know if you have any questions: Amanda Book, ambook@hagersharp.com

    Have a great day!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Suzanne, your article is plain common sense...sometimes it stares us in the face but we don't see it! I think you've hit the problem on the head...moms aren't home to fix dinner (from scratch), also they aren't home to make a snack and send the kids out to play. Kids are at daycare or afterschool care until 6, not in their backyards playing. Our neighborhood has a sign "Caution--Kids at Play" and I have to laugh because there's never a kid in sight, just the yardmen doing the yard work people (and kids) used to do for themselves.