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An_256169 posted:
I have a 17 yr old who isn't getting any exercise ,I belong to a health club and I told him he needs to come with me or I will not give him money he has agreed I feel guilty Q-should I be making him go
sluggo45692 responded:
Why feel guity? He needs it and your providing him with what he needs. Your helping him prevent diabetes, obesity, and blood pressure problems. Your giving him examples of good health and hopefully good habits.

Start now and keep at it. They may not like it, but it's good for all youngesters. Just because you haven't done it before, doesn't mean you can't start it now.

Good Luck
stellagonzalez responded:
Take him for a small walk with you, make him always busy in some task.
trustme_imknowstuff responded:
Don't feel guilty, you are doing the right thing. You are not condoning him to be unhealthy. Good job mom!

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