Tag: eating disorder

Stop Telling Your Kids How Much to Eat

Dear Mr. Dad: My son, age 8, is very overweight. We’ve talked about how he has to start eating less and get more exercise. But he doesn’t want to play sports because the other kids make fun of his weight. And even though I’m...

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Parental Blind Spots Can Be Deadly

Dear Mr. Dad: There are a lot of news items these days about how little parents know about what their kids are up to. Take the Florida girl who committed suicide after being bullied. How could the parents of the bullies be so...

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When Men Suffer from “Women’s Diseases”

Many people know that although breast cancer is generally considered something that affects women, men can—and sometimes do—develop breast cancer too. But breast cancer isn’t the only “women’s disease” that affects men. Here are two more th…

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Acing Competitive Admissions + Eating Disorders + College Tuition Sticker Shock

Guest 1: Kim Palacios, author of . Topic: Strategies for success at any level of competitive admissions. Issues:Three things all schoo0ls want; two questions you must be able to answer; crafting your story; the role of social media; application fraud and cheating; admissions consultants. Guest 2: Johana Marie McShane, coauthor of . Topic: Understanding your loved one’s eating disorder and how you can help. Issues:Why what seems to family and friends as bizarre, irrational behavior […]

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