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As a parent, you love your children and want nothing more than for them to be happy and healthy. Sometimes, the healthy part can be tricky, from curing their annoying colds, to treating their broken bones and making sure they are at a healthy weight. Balancing the line between being concerned but positive when talking to your children about their weight can be hard.
The experts at NorthShore share ways you can support your children when discussing their weight.
The NorthShore experts recommend avoiding having a “big” talk. Conversations about weight will happen in bits and pieces as they come up over time. Having a big talk about their weight makes it a big deal with expectations, which is why slowly implementing healthy habits over time is a better approach.