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By Mindy on October 2, 2012
Why are we rewarding children for good behaviour at all?
By Mindy on June 21, 2012
Starting to wonder if these guys ever feel like Chicken Little.
By Mindy on January 8, 2012
Diet promoter suggests grading students based on their BMI.
By Mary on February 22, 2011
Life at 3: Fighting Fat. Ooo boy. It probably wasn’t ever going to be good, was it? Good food, bad food, headless fatties and children in marginalised families reduced to obesity risks.
By Mary on March 20, 2010
Carol Nader reports in the SMH today that the Official Generation Code-Naming Authority?—?there is one, right? an important body that declares that Generation Z is so 2009??—?has decided that as of the 1st of January, Generation Alpha is being born. (Apparently we aren’t yet using non-ASCII characters here in the future.) This means of course [...]
By tigtog on October 4, 2008
Research casts doubt on ‘obesity epidemic’ New government research shows that levels of childhood obesity have remained largely unchanged for the past decade. For the first time since the mid 1990s, government scientists asked a large number of Australian children (4,400 between the ages of two and 16) about what they eat. In a survey [...]