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New Parenting Lows: Shaming Little Girls Into Losing Weight

Every once in a while a story flashes over the low-watt flicker of the daily news static that sizably lowers my faith in humanity. I am not speaking of mob assaults in the Ukraine, nor am I talking about the daily body count in Libya (although I probably should be). No, I am talking about something I skimmed in the April issue of Vogue. It was a mother’s personal essay about putting her 7-year-old daughter on a “weight watchers-style” diet to derail, what she saw as, her daughter’s descent into obesity. The piece, appropriately titled “Weight Watchers” by NYC mom Dara Lynn Weiss, is an indulgent chronicle of what it took to get her 4-foot-4 and 93 pound child to drop 16 lbs from her seemingly robust frame. But instead of the piece reading like one individual’s struggle against the upward trending of obesity in her children, it largely plays out like an unrepentant vanity p...

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