A Seven Year Old On a Draconian Diet

A few of you have referred me to the story of Dara-Lynn Weiss and her 7 year old daughter, a frightening story that's sort of the Tiger Mother of the thin-obsessed.For those who haven't read the piece, or some of the outraged responses it has provoked, Weiss's piece in the April edition of Vogue magazine (not available online) tells how the writer, who admits to having her own lifelong "issues with food," having tried many diets, used fear, shame, and ridicule to coax her seven year old d … [Read more...]