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My Child Is Overweight Resources

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More Reason to Get Fit Before Pregnancy

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant. Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and...  Read more

5 Emotional Roadblocks That Are Keeping You Fat

Eat less, move more is the advice touted to the overweight ad nauseam, as if it were really that simple.   I have been in the business of helping individuals take off unwanted pounds for more than 30 years. Although success usually does incl...  Read more

Take a Good Look at Your Child's Weight

Today so many people are overweight or obese that it is sometimes viewed as the norm. This is making it difficult for parents to recognize whether their own child has a weight problem. A recent study surveyed the parents of almost 300...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Overweight Kids

Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

I am a female in my 40's looking for a team of 4 c
Updated 12/25/2014 4:29:15 PM

I am a female in my 40's looking for a team of 4 childfree people that are tech savvy ie: can text or email as accountability partners. Weekly goals set on Sundays, follow up at least 3 x a week. Goals can be fitness, diet, weight loss etc. Looking...  Read more

I am officially down 35 pounds since Aug. 21! Slow
Updated 12/25/2014 8:38:47 PM

I am officially down 35 pounds since Aug. 21! Slow and steady wins the race. I'd like to lose another 30-40 pounds. Keep it up, Sparkers! Weight loss isn't rocket science but you have to be willing to put in the work....  Read more

I totally am!
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I totally am!...  Read more

I've been on holiday vacay since Thursday. I am pr
Updated 12/24/2014 6:31:50 AM

I've been on holiday vacay since Thursday. I am proud of my progress with food and exercise. I can genuinely look back at 2014 as a year that I reclaimed my health and body image....  Read more

The weather is so nice out. I am thinking of hikin
Updated 12/23/2014 4:35:11 PM

The weather is so nice out. I am thinking of hiking with my dogs instead of hitting the gym. :) but in the mean time my bed is uber comfy. ;)...  Read more

Why are you overweight?

We are not unhappy because we are overweight; we are overweight because we are unhappy....  Read more

Mind over matter

I mind being overweight and it does matter....  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Childhood Eating Disorders on the Rise

When you think of childhood issues related to weight and health, overweight and obesity are probably the first two that come to mind. The media puts a lot of focus on kids who eat too much and don't exercise enough. But there is another alarming tr...  Read more

In the News: Momís Stress Level Could Affect Childís Weight

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows a link between momís stress level and the weight of her children. The study looked at children in families living below the poverty line, and found that the more stress the mother experienced, th...  Read more





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