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Can you imagine no candy on the sweetest day of the year and elementary school near Boston telling gives they have to leave the treats at home on Valentine's Day.
The principal hopes -- -- the sugar rush.
And stay in line with it was every day emphasis on healthy eating at that school joining us now is Elizabeth asked her she's a mommy blogger -- Elizabeth -- dot com.
And are to keep -- -- Fox News medical contributor and psychiatrist nice to see both of you this morning -- -- -- IS Elizabeth let me start with you is -- be the problem here or is it something else.
I don't think candy on a couple of really special days -- the air is the problem we don't.
We don't want kids eating candy and sweets every day of the year about -- special than on these things that can look forward -- -- look forward to bringing it to their friends and it's.
A big celebration at the principle -- not want them eating it during school hours they can pass it out at the end of the day I just.
I feel like -- this big symbolic gesture like we healthy -- the big and it unless special day like we should be.
Focusing on eating healthy the other day to -- and let the kids have their eye and let them have their party to -- this is just kind of means spearhead.
Doctor -- tableau does that mean spirited you seem to disagree with us -- -- And Clayton here's the problem it's mommy's.
-- singing and Dick kids should have anything they want.
Here's a principal trying to do the right thing -- -- -- banning it.
He said please consider that you might bring other things -- -- -- notebooks or pencils as gifts for the other kids in class who you care about.
And when we indulge our kids and say no -- need not be any authority figure at their schools you know we do.
We pave the road for narcissism of this mommy blogger is out there essentially paving the way for kids to say give me my candy and let me needed to.
-- blogger you answer that.
Hug that right I'm a problem in that situation.
I think it's just really -- you are the problem -- situation.
Okay I I mean that problem is parents -- doubts that limit and don't enforce those limits my kids for example on Halloween.
Day Anderson they got a trick or treating vacant seat heat ten pieces of candy -- -- going into it they have a fantastic time.
They come home they pick up their ten favorite piece is it felt wonderful celebration and they have a great time.
And get this team are and aren't happy about that ten pieces about moderation exercising -- more -- out sun devil you don't moderation.
Clayton here's a principal talked about dis empowering.
The very public servant that you set up to teach your kids.
This guy is trying to do the right thing in the school system saying consider your nutrition and then you got parents well and a blogger.
Saying no no no you get out the candy at the end of the day you think this is your school.
Guess -- can't we let the guy who on the school and and try to create character and good nutrition is that -- -- You an answer that Elizabeth.
I yeah I I think we need to think -- at principled aren't too -- -- personalities and -- -- -- this morning.
Now it now -- that.
My kids know their limit and we don't celebrate Valentine's Day every single day the -- we celebrate Valentine's Day.
On Valentine's Day and I did that mainland shouting at -- -- know a lot of your friends is treats and goodies if you look at -- -- Sorry I had only been very -- that that I had -- final -- -- music on your school you run your house -- runs the school.
There you -- all right.
Both sides of this issue doctor keep -- celebrating the Super Bowl a number of days before the Super Bowl down in Indianapolis.
I was -- -- mommy blogger who was an investor dot com great to see both -- this morning.
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