A mother was upset about a letter a school nurse sent home. I think the nurse did the right thing! First, it was only a reccomendation. Second, overweight is a major problme in the US. Third, the sooner you "nip it in the bud" the eaiser it is to control A. a life style change - esp in eating habbits B. more active life - ie less time @ TV, computer Fourth - parents need to have a discussion with their kids about self esteem Other thoughts?