Keeping The Kids Slim

Andrew Sullivan —  Jan 2 2012 @ 2:30pm

Dreher struggles to teach his children healthy eating habits:

In a way, getting your kids to adulthood at a healthy weight, with good eating habits (versus shaming them into dieting; I have a friend whose mother gave her diet pills as a young teenager), is a physiological analog to helping them get through college without taking on crippling amounts of student debt.