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Jennifer wrote at 2010-02-25 17:24:10
I just wanted to add that I don't think it's good to let your child know that you want him to lose weight or focus too much on telling him what he should be eating. This can give him a complex about his weight and actually make him eat more. Just don't buy junk food and make whats available in the house healthy and he should lose weight.  


Kay wrote at 2013-02-21 22:19:02
I think that is great that you are concerned about your child's weight, but telling a child that they won't be accepted or 'liked' as well by girls because he is overweight, you may be emotionally hurting him, let alone others...leading down the path of low self esteem, etc. every child should feel accepted no matter what! Astounded. That's where eating disorders start.  


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