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Linda Frankenbach

Parenting Overweight Teens and Kids hosted by Fitsmi for Moms


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Fitsmi for Moms, the first network for parents raising overweight teens and kids, on healthy family strategies, teen weight loss, and more.

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Do you have kids who eat too much and don't exercise enough but roll their eyes whenever you start talking about health? Kids and teens typically don't "get it" when caregivers warn about diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or other health... more

Are you stuck in a chicken-nugget, plain-pasta, or hot-dog rut with your kids? Do you wish they would at least try some of the healthier food you put in front of them? Meal Makeover Moms to the rescue! After surveying nearly 600... more

How many times a day do you see your kids slouched around a screen? They may be in the midst of an adrenaline-pumping epic battle, a fruit-ninja slice, or an angry bird slingshot, but besides a twitching thumb or two, their bodies are not... more

Join the National PTA (Parent-Teacher Association) Chair Betsy Landers to find out why PTAs nationwide are taking action to address childhood obesity by promoting good nutrition and regular physical activity in schools. Why do PTAs... more

When it comes to overweight kids and teens and their families, Dr. Kerri Boutelle has seen it all! A psychologist at UC San Diego who specializes in the causes, characterization, prevention, and treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity... more

Join us for an informative Q/A with Rachel Simmons, educator, coach, international speaker, and author of the recently re-released bestseller Odd Girl Out, on the hidden aggression of girls and the often brutal race to be popular.... more

The home-cooked, sit-down family dinner is still the ideal that most moms strive to achieve. But hey, maybe you don't have time to shop, prepare and cook fresh daily. So what are the options? Fast food doesn't cut the mustard, in terms of... more

is your overweight daughter depressed, angry, or avoiding social scenes because of her size? Is she rejecting of her own shape, stuck on a "size zero" ideal? Does she have an unrealistic body image or weight loss goal? Does her weight get... more

On the front lines of a "school food revolution" that she helped to inspire with her acclaimed documentary, "Two Angry Moms," Amy Kalafa's new book helps to channel the ire and activism of the many parents aroused (and dismayed) by... more

Join us for a lively conversation with esteemed three-term former NYC mayor Ed Koch to discuss his new book for kids, "Eddie Shapes Up," co-authored with his sister Pat, and how their overweight childhood inspired and influenced the idea... more
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