I recently ended up in a long conversation with another mother at our children’s elementary school who told me about the ongoing conflict among the school’s board members about nutrition in the school. Apparently, the head of the committee wants all things sugar banned from the school — even lollipops for Valentine’s Day.
My friend — [...]
I read something in The Washington Post the other week that amused me, but was side-tracked with other news. However, I believe this idiocy still needs pointing out. The very people who want to tell us what to do, apparently can’t even fend for themselves! Katrina Vanden Heuvel, the Editor of [...]
I admit it sounds good. Who doesn’t want to put an end to childhood obesity? We all have a stake in this fight. Obesity rates tripled in the past 30 years, and as a result American children may face a shorter expected lifespan than their parents. So what is the answer?
Michelle Obama’s answer includes a [...]