This compassion we can feel for others, we must apply to ourselves, and to our child. How can we not add to the burden of pain and shame we may feel? How can we lighten the load for ourselves? For our child? For others?
Here is an easy thing to do to help your child stay a healthy weight. Encourage your child to run, skip or hop for just five minutes several times a day. Remember when you were a kid and you ran because you felt like running. Or maybe you were a hopper, or a skipper.