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“Amanda’s Big Dream”, Matz, Judith
Amanda’s Big Dream is the inspiring adventure of a girl who dreams of a solo in the Spring Ice Skating Show. When Amanda’s skating coach makes a comment about her weight, she loses confidence in her ability to make her dream come true. Despite reassurances from her parents, her doctor, . . .
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“Children and Teens Afraid to Eat Helping Youth in Today's Weight-Obsessed World”, Berg, Frances
Afraid to Eat examines six major eating and weight problems, from under-nutrition of teens to eating disorders and obesity, blending statistics with a survey of underlying social causes and the actions which need to be taken to help teens. Healthy Weight Network (1997)   Purchase b . . .
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“Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Students: A Mindful Eating Program for Fueling the Life You Crave”, May, Michelle
Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Students will help you discover how to eat mindfully, enjoying every aspect of the experience. You’ll learn how to eat the foods you love fearlessly, without guilt or overeating. You’ll learn how to trust your natural ability to eat the right am . . .
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“Healthy Bodies: Teaching Kids What They Need to Know ”, Kathy Kater
A comprehensive curriculum to address body image, eating, fitness, and weight conserns in today's challenging environment. At a time when they should feel secure in their body's growth, too many children today learn to feel anxious about weight and shape and to make choices that contribut . . .
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“If my child is overweight, what should I do about it?”, Ikeda, Joanne
This colorful how-to guideis for parents who have a child who is overweight. Topics coveredinclude how to tell if your child is overweight, how to help a childfrom overeating, choosing healthy meals and snacks, increasing physicalactivity, dealing with self-esteem and stigmatization issues, and ag . . .
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“Underage and Overweight: Our childhood obesity crisis - what every family needs to know”, Berg, Frances
A reassuring, practical book that will help both parents and children lead healthier lives.   Since people come in a variety of shapes and sizes, parents should accept this and embark, along with their children, on a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and eating a variety of foods . . .
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“Your Child's Weight: Helping Without Harming”, Satter, Ellyn
As much about parenting as feeding, this latest release from renowned childhood feeding expert Ellyn Satter considers the overweight child issue in a new way. Combining scientific research with inspiring anecdotes from her decades of clinical practice, Satter challenges the conventional belief tha . . .
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