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Kids in the Kitchen
I was reading Chef Domenica Catelli's blog Tasty. Easy. Healthy. and got inspired to make her...More
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Reality Shows About the Obese (Do Your Kids Watch?...
Fitness Expert Pamela Peeke posted a blog about obesity-related shows (e.g. Ruby , Biggest...More
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FIT foods & activities! This week I.......
Friday again! Here's how I tried to keep my family healthy this week: Pretended to be bunnies and...More
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Someone please help me help my daughter
Good afternoon! I have a daughter that just turned 13 and she is very overweight. Not only am I concerned...More
Posted by JustNykkie
Do YOU have a good body image?
I found this article very interesting! A study explored how much time is spent starring at the...More
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Welcome to the new FIT Kids Expert!
Welcome to Hansa Bhargava, MD, FAAP! Dr. Bhargava will be addressing discussions in our Raising...More
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I have been looking for a new cook book that has healthy recipes that are kid friendly. I cant find any! All...More
Posted by jhilton1
Do Your Teens Play School Sports?
It's important for them to to stay in shape to avoid injury! Here's a blog post from Staying in...More
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132 lb Three Year Old! (photo) Do You Have Advice...
I was shocked (and sad) when I saw this story about a 132 pound three-year-old toddler from...More
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question about feeding 2 year old
My DH and I have both struggled with severe obesity for some time...DH since he was a child, and me since...More
Posted by eliguns841984
Your Fit Family Score? Child's BMI? Check Out Our ...
Have you been to the new Raising Fit Kids Health Center ? There is lots and lots of information...More
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Bethany, My Granddaughter has a Question
Hello Bethany, My granddaughter considers you a role model. She asked me to post her questions because she is...More
Posted by OliviaV
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Bethany Question on Strength and Balance
You are such an inspiration to everyone with your bravery and dedication! I'm curious how surfing has...More
Posted by MalibuSkipper
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Question for Bethany
Wow you are so amazing. I have brought your story to both my sons attention. I worry about activity and...More
Posted by An_216339
St. Patrick’s Day: What's Your Relationship with G...
A St. Patrick's Day post about Best and Worst Green Foods made me ponder green foods throughout...More
Posted by Haylen_WebMD_Staff
How did the time change go in your house?
This mom is tired! The time change in the spring is always tough because of that "lose an hour of...More
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Welcome Pro Surfer Bethany Hamilton!
The FIT Kids Community will soon be welcoming pro surfer and shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton!...More
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Birthday Parties - The Good and the Bad!
With a 2.5 and a 6 year old, I have probably been to almost every type of party imaginable! (No drop...More
Posted by Haylen_WebMD_Staff
It's "Fat Tuesday" - Has your child been called "f...
Recently, community member Treebell posted a discussion: 5 Year Old Obsessed with Weight Her...More
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Cutting back on the juice works
I had to take my daughter to her doctor for an ear infection, and they weighed her. She had lost a pound! In...More
Posted by nursingbug
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child BO
I have a grandson who has armpit odor & now has to wear deoderant. He is slim`built & ONLY 7 YEARS...More
Posted by An_216337
POLL: Challenges to raising FIT kids?
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What's the biggest challenge you face when raising FIT kids?
  • No time to shop for and prepare healthy meals and snacks
  • Outside food choices (school food, friends, parties)
  • Too much couch time, television, video games
  • Limited opportunities for sports, activities, outside play
  • Other (please share!)
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Question for moderator
Why is this community not on any of the lists of parenting communities, or the healthy eating and diet...More
Posted by nursingbug
Why children are so frustrated
In my search to help my 13 year old daughter with her weight loss, I have come to find out that the food...More
Posted by strongdesire
Toddler Diet and IQ - How were YOU fed when you we...
My first daughter is a healthy food champ. My 2 year old, not so much! A WebMD blog post explores a...More
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5-yr-old Obsessed with Weight
I need some advice (or anyone that has gone through a similar situation to let me know that I'm not alone). My...More
Posted by Treebell
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Food Portion
How do I know what is a good portion of food for my 3 yr old? I used to just think about what looked like a...More
Posted by futureXwife

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The Chicken Breast of Death
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