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Ideal Weight for a Teenage Girl

Weight is a sensitive subject for teen girls — and one that must be handled with extreme care. Both eating disorders and obesity are on the rise among teens. Helping the teen in your life make healthy exercise and diet choices is important, but you should also help her define smart weight goals and recognize her ideal weight, considering her frame, lifestyle and body-mass index.

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Ideal Body Weight for Children

It is the goal of many parents to keep their kids healthy and happy. If you are dedicated to ensuring that your child is as fit as possible, educate yourself on the body weight ideals for youngsters. By knowing where your child lays on the weight continuum, you can better monitor his growth and increase the likelihood that he remains healthy and happy.

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MM Exclusive: Laurie David Shares Her Secret to Ideal Family Meals

ModernMom was honored to interview Laurie David, the author of “The Family Dinner” (see link below), producer of the Academy Awardwinning film An Inconvenient Truth, and a regular blogger on the Huffington Post. Laurie’s been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Martha Stewart Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, and MSNBC and was named a 2006 Glamour Woman of the Year. Among her many accomplishments, she’s a pro when it comes to nutritious and delicious family eating. We picked her brain and here’s some of her wise advice. Enjoy!