New Parenting Lows: Shaming Little Girls Into Losing Weight

Every once in a while a story flashes over the low-watt flicker of the daily news static that sizably lowers my faith in humanity. I am not speaking of mob assaults in the Ukraine, nor am I talking about the daily body count in Libya (although I probably should be). No, I am talking about something I skimmed in the April issue of Vogue. It was a mother’s …