Is your child overweight? What does your child do when they come home from school? Have a snack and watch TV or play video games? Research and studies sho w that our children are growing more obese by the day. Many families all over North America are struggling to keep the weight of their children within reasonable limits. As a parent, I know that it's nearly impossible for me to look into the tear-filled eyes of my son and refuse food. However, the types of food and activities are the key.