Tag Archives: the talk

Passive Peer Pressure

What’s the best way to encourage your spouse to workout? Maintain your own sweat schedule. Research shows that an inactive partner is 70 percent more likely to become active within six years if his or her other half keeps the … Continue reading

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Pleasantly Plump

My wife has put on a few pounds, to the extent that it is probably not good for her long-term health. My wife is attractive, takes good care of herself, and has no current health problems, but I am concerned … Continue reading

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Does That F Stand for Fat or Fabulous?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“When a child doesn’t read well, we teach. When a child doesn’t do math well, we teach. When we want a child to eat well, we what…” Send home a fat report…

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My Body My Image !

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I am the nanny of two 10yearold girls this summer, and I am concerned with comments they have made about their looks. Both are normalsize, healthy girls with regular bodies, but I have…

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Does That F Stand for Fat or Fabulous?

“When a child doesn’t read well, we teach. When a child doesn’t do math well, we teach. When we want a child to eat well, we what…” Send home a fat report card (not joking). When did fat shaming become … Continue reading

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