Obese Kids? Get Help for Mom
San Diego Union-Tribune -- Michelle Obama’s campaign against childhood obesity has called upon parents to pay attention to their children’s body mass index, or BMI, at annual pediatric checkups. But this initiative is incomplete and potentially dangerous. America’s children are being weighed down not only by excess pounds, but by a surprising culprit: their parents’ lack of a healthy work-life balance.
Batnitzky is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of San Diego.
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