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13-07-2019, 12:29   #1
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How can I stop my son from getting fat?

Myself and my wife are very worried. Our son is 6 and he's going through this whole "best friend" phase with an obese boy. His parents are also grossly obese. We're terrified that our son will begin to see this as acceptable. Should we prohibit him from hanging around with the obese boy or have a frank chat about obesity with him?
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Ah, have a chat. Since when did banning or stopping a child do anything ever actually lead to a positive outcome. DON'T PUSH THE RED BUTTON! Of course a 6 year old will push it.
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I had a friend who was an absolute tank at that age, never stopped stuffing his gob.

I didnt get huge simply because i didnt have the appetite. Not a hope in hell i could have kept up with him.

Dont worry about it
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Myself and my wife are very worried. Our son is 6 and he's going through this whole "best friend" phase with an obese boy. His parents are also grossly obese. We're terrified that our son will begin to see this as acceptable. Should we prohibit him from hanging around with the obese boy or have a frank chat about obesity with him?

You really have a problem with overweight people, what is this your 4 th thread on the topic?
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Myself and my wife are very worried. Our son is 6 and he's going through this whole "best friend" phase with an obese boy. His parents are also grossly obese. We're terrified that our son will begin to see this as acceptable. Should we prohibit him from hanging around with the obese boy or have a frank chat about obesity with him?
You should get him out of bed at 5am every day and make him run laps. That'll learn him.
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According to my gp, so many ppl in Ireland has undiagnosed thyroid issues,
as long as you teach your son how to eat a balanced diet/exercise and there are no medical factors, there should not be a problem.

However, teaching him to accept other ppl as opposed to dismissing them with a label, is probably the most nb thing for you all to learn.
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You really have a problem with overweight people, what is this your 4 th thread on the topic?
I don't have a problem with overweight people, I just don't want my son to end up like them.
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Start fat shaming your son now then before it's too late.
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Start fat shaming your son now then before it's too late.
There's no such thing as fat shaming.
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I don't have a problem with overweight people, I just don't want my son to end up like them.
If your son grows up with a weight problem that's your parenting to blame, not some random kid. Take responsibility for your own child's health.
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I don't have a problem with overweight people, I just don't want my son to end up like them.
This is your fifth thread regarding fat people!
You have a problem with fat people.
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I don't have a problem with overweight people, I just don't want my son to end up like them.

Your posting history contradicts your claim.
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There's no such thing as fat shaming.
Get real. You're an unapologetic advocate of fat shaming.
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I'd be worried you know fat people in the first case. Stay a country mile from those lot I'd be scarlet seen with any.
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Myself and my wife are very worried. Our son is 6 and he's going through this whole "best friend" phase with an obese boy. His parents are also grossly obese. We're terrified that our son will begin to see this as acceptable. Should we prohibit him from hanging around with the obese boy or have a frank chat about obesity with him?
Fatness isn't contagious ffs! Unless the friend is force feeding him chipper food your son isn't going to get fat.

I really do think you're taking the piss, but in case you're not, there's my reply.

Now go beat yourself with a stick or something.
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