A Letter to McDonalds: My Mother’s Day Wish #MomsNotLovinIt

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Dear McDonalds, This Mother’s Day I have just one request. Leave my kids alone. I’ve honored your right to exist and I’d like to ask you kindly to honor their right to a McFood free childhood. I know, you’re going to say, “If you don’t like McDonalds just don’t patronize us.” And I don’t, and … Read more

This is the Obesity Message We All Need to Hear

No, you are not healthy at every size. Yes, fat acceptance is dangerous. Daniel Callahan writes about the obese in The Hastings Center Report. When reading Obesity: Chasing an Elusive Epidemic you’ll find:  Only a carefully calibrated effort of public social pressure is likely to awaken them to the reality of their condition. They have been … Read more

#Unashamed and Strong for Life

I’ve thought long and hard about how to write a post about the #ashamed hashtag you’ve seen a lot of in the last week or two. In the event that you haven’t seen the discussion surrounding ashamed, let me bring you up to speed. Earlier this year a Children’s Hospital in Georgia started a campaign … Read more