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The Unhealthy Fight Against Fat

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The latest cure-all miracle pill on the market is Edita Kaye's Skinny Pill for Kids. It's promoted as a weight-loss pill concocted from all-natural ingredients - and they claim it's a totally safe way to shed those excess pounds. The only problem is, the Skinny Pill for Kids has never actually been tested on kids. So how do we know they're safe?

It often takes years, if not decades, to realize the full effect of new drugs. Even natural substances have been found harmful - sometimes years after they had been on the market. Edita Kaye has been working on the Skinny Pill for Kids for just six months.

Edita Kaye slams professional health experts on her Web site, saying that their advice of eating healthier and getting active just isn't realistic. Is it just me, or are people looking more and more for the quick fix? Are we so opposed to changing our lifestyle of fried food and video game marathons, that we are willing to take mystery drugs from any one who will sell them to us?

What do you think about the Skinny Pill for Kids? Is it a good solution to obesity in America or just another marketing ploy to get people's money?

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Tati-00 posted in Family Issues:
I would also talk to them and tell them how you feel. If they still say they are signing you up for the membership as a 13 year old and it scares you that much I would just tell them to leave you off the membership until you do turn 13.
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Tati-00
Tati-00 posted in Family Issues:
I think every house has some drama going on in it everyday. In my house my Mom is a divorced mother of 3 kids. My older sister is away at college but when she was here there were yelling matches between my mom and her about staying out too late and getting a speeding ticket. Also with my mom being the only one raising us she has to work full time leaving me to watch my little brother who is 10 after he gets home from school. There also can be some battles that go on there and my mom doesn't want to here it from me or him when she walks through the door after work. I just try to not make it all personal and chalk it up to the stress of everyday life.
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american_brit
"Tati-00" wrote:I would tell your mother no. I mean she shouldn't be like a dictator and force it on you. I hardly wear any make-up and my mom loves that.
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Tati-00
Tati-00 posted in Family Issues:
I would tell your mother No. I mean she shouldn't be like a dictator and force it on you. I hardly wear any make-up and my mom loves that.
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american_brit
Hey! Yeah, I'm also one of those girls who doesn't wear makeup either... maybe on a rare occasion? Or if pestered into it.  I definitely understand where you're coming from with this. My mom doesn't exactly try to get me to wear it, but is she did, I wouldn't be to happy out this either. Don't feel bad. You're beautiful no matter what; makeup doesn't  define you -unless, of course you let it...  She probably wants you to feel "more grown up,"  or thinks it's nice for a "young lady," or that'll "boost your confidence." I don't know, there could be plenty of reasons.  If you feel uncomfortable the best thing to do would be to talk to her about it. Respectfully tell how you really feel and make sure she's listening. 
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