Honey. We're Killing the Kids

Cathy Arnst

Warning, Will Robinson! After all the blog posts here in recent weeks about the dangers of TV, I'm about to recommend a TV show. Honey, We're Killing the Kids is on Mondays at 9 pm EST on The Learning Channel (a cable network that is an offshoot of The Discovery Channel ). Each one-hour epidosde of this eye-opening new reality show, modeled after a British series, focuses on the dreadful lifestyles of a different family. With the help of a nutrition expert they are given three weeks to shape up, literally. The best part: each week, the parents are convinced to get on board after being shown a computer simulated projection of what their kids will look like at age 40 if they continue their current eating and activity habits. Scary, and very motivating.

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