I’m sitting here in disbelief after reading about a bill, proposed by Senator Gilberto Rodriguez of the enchanted island of Puerto Rico, where parents will face combined fines of up to $1,300 if their children are fat. The bill calls for education officials to identify obese children and educate parents about its detriment on growth… Continue reading How NOT to Raise Healthy Kids in Puerto Rico
The Edmonds, WA school district has updated their wellness policy to ban birthday cakes/cupcakes and “all edible treats” from classrooms. Instead, their Wellness Committee recommends giving children “non food treats” like pencils to promote “healthy eating and food safety” in accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. According to DJ Jakala, spokeswoman for the Edmonds School… Continue reading Let Them Eat Cake!
Dear Neighbor, I walk past your car and hardly ever fail to notice the two stickers on it. One warns “No Fat Chicks” and the other proclaims “Baby Princess on Board”. I’ve been wanting to post this letter on your windshield for some time but I know there are lots of other proud, new fathers of… Continue reading Open Letter to My Fat Hating Neighbor
Little trick-or-treaters who reside in Fargo, ND had better beware of the Grinch who wants to steal Halloween. Instead of candy she wants to hand out the following: This is horribly wrong for so many reasons. First of all, unless she’s psychic, there is no way to tell anyone’s health just by looking at him/her. … Continue reading The Grinch who Wants to Steal Halloween