But Vogue has crossed the line from controversial to downright horrible. In the April 2012 Shape issue, writer Dara-Lynn Weiss opens up about a difficult motherhood experience. She talks about her year-long struggle to enforce a strict and publicly humiliating diet regimen on her daughter, Bea. More
Topic: childhood obesity
In yet another study that points to the dangers of mothers who work out of the house, researchers from American University found that kids whose moms work are more likely to be heavier than their peers. According to CNN, the increase in weight was minimal — about one pound for every six months the mom works — but still, they said, a clear link exists. More
You know what my favorite food is? Heroin burgers. A lot of people think heroin addicts are too skinny, which is why I just load my beef up with opiates. I guess the people in this Australian PSA ad don’t know how to do that.
(True story: my parents took me to McDonald’s once a week when I was growing up. I am now a very normal body weight, and eat a lot of fruits, vegetables and lean protein. I no longer find the idea of hamburgers from McDonald’s very appealing, because I am no longer 6.
Another true story: kids whose parents inject them with heroin mostly just die. ) More