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Fit Girl Series Poll

<a href ="http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1340570/" >How much exercise/physical play do your kids get? </a> <br/> <span style="font-size:9px;" mce_style="font-size:9px;"> (<a href ="http://www.polldaddy.com">…

Fit Girl Series - Eat This, Not That!

I bought that book Eat This, Not That! and already I've found a list of foods where I'm totally falling for the lies on the packaging. Eat This, Not That! is crafted to specifically target belly fat—by filling you with smart, healthy choices…
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Fit Girl Series - BIG FAT LIARS!!!

America's kids are fat. Parents are taking the blame. Aren't parents ultimately responsible for their kids' health? But, this nice and tidy excuse rubs me the wrong way. It rubs me in the same way that the pornification of girls' Halloween…
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Fit Girl Series - Obese Teens on Oprah

Yesterday, in  Fit Girls: Weight = Moral Failure, we talked about how having a moderately overweight child isn't necessarily a moral failure, but a side effect of prosperity. And then there was the Oprah Show with those severely obese teenagers. Sometimes…
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Fit Girls: Weight = Moral Failure?

Let's talk about the feeling of failure parents feel when they realize their kids weigh too much - or too little. You're in the doctor's office and she announces your child is overweight, in the red zone and a feeling of failure quickly follows.…
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Fit Family = Fit Girl

There are millions of parents out there who, like me, worry about their children's weight and the weight of children in general. 16 percent of children (over 9 million) 6-19 years old are overweight or obese In the last 3 decades the…

The Girl Revolution Launch Party & Contest Rules

Welcome to The Girl Revolution Launch Party. Either you've been a loyal reader of Empowering Girls: So Sioux Me for the last two years or you're a newby and will want to spend time exploring the categories. Either way, I could not be happier…