Childhood Obesity: How do Parents Impact this Epidemic?

As I begin to formulate my thoughts for this column, I find myself thinking about my 6- and 7-year old boys Nick and Noah. I also think about spending my entire childhood overweight. I think about what I experienced from both a physical and psychological perspective. And I don’t want my boys to ever have to go through that. One of the major challenges a parent faces every day is providing their kids with healthy foods to eat. It is not only a struggle for parents to provide healthy foods for their children, but it is equally as challenging getting kids to consume those healthy foods. And, … [Read more...]