Salvaging the Child-Vegetable Relationship by Misty Humphrey in the June 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine. Stop fighting your family and learn ways of Child-Vegetable Détente. Peace at last!
If you are as concerned about Americans’ sugar consumption as I am, Halloween is one of those holidays that makes you just cringe. Store isles are lined with confection after confection. Parents are racing past hoping their children won’t notice, so they may avoid the begging, pleading and whining that candy seems to induce. If you have children, you dread all the sweets that will soon be piled on the kitchen table while your children count up their loot. You also know that you’ll have to hide most of it, or that ceiling-high stack will be devoured within a couple of days.
I really wish Jorge would come out with a children’s Belly Fat Cure. Childhood obesity is a national epidemic, and sometimes parents just don’t know the right choices to make. Until he does, here is my take on it.
I have recently come to the conclusion that my goddaughter, Brittany, is the devil. At the tender age of eight, it is already apparent to me that she is going to be one of those beautiful, rail-thin-yet-muscular “beach babes” that say things like, “I wish I could gain weight as easily as you do. I just eat, and I eat, and I eat, and I can never get those nice, childbearing hips like you have! It seems like the only place I ever do gain any weight is in my breasts!”