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Teenagers, Show Me,Don'T Tell Me

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My daughter who is 18 is probably in the obese category. I have asked her directly to take a look at SparkTeen but she refuses. What I realized is that the indirect approach seems to have more effect. I make sure to track when she is in the room. I measure my food and she notices because we are often in the kitchen together. Slowly I hope to show good habits, be available for questions and stoke that slow burning fire so that when she is ready she will have the tools and information available.

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Teenagers seem to respond to this show me, don't tell me strategy
- Submitted by FRAS113 6/17/2011 in Using SparkPeople | 2 Comments
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PINK-SOLDIER 7/6/2011 11:12:00 AM

    emoticon idea! emoticon
GODDESS181 7/10/2011 12:19:00 AM

    Gotta love those teens! Great idea!
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