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Portion Size Me: A Kid-Driven Plan to a Healthier Family Paperback – April 1, 2012
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"Not a diet plan, this book is instead part cookbook and part inspirational journal, coupled with food factoids, culinary information, and URLs for videos of Marshall... the Reids' success story may encourage kids and families to make more healthful eating choices." - Library Journal
"For families wanting to eat healthier and make a lifestyle change, this is a great resource." - MOV Parent Magazine
"Authors Alexandra Reid and her son, Marshall, demonstrate in their inspirational yet practical story, Portion Size Me: A Kid-Driven Plan to a Healthier Family, how you and your family can eat healthy and live a better lifestyle-together." - Celebrity Parents Magazine
"I find it much more stressful to serve meals these days now that we have little ones. I'm super conscious of unhealthy options, and try to make rounded meals that always include whole grains, fruits, veggies, and dairy. The challenge is coming up with new options every day. There's no doubt this book is a great new resource for our family. " - The Tale of Baby Riser
"This was a great book that makes you look at eating habits of children in a whole new way! I love the way the book incorporated goals which a parent could easily start with their own child. " - Dad of Divas
"This is a lovely and easy book to read and through an assortment of tips and personal anecdotes, Portion Size Me brings children and their families together to make conscious decisions about what they put into their bodies. " - Groovinmoms
"The book has a very casual, friendly tone, and isn't written to be a definitive guide, but rather one family's discovery and what worked for them." - Motherhood Moment
"I think this a great book to get a family on the right track with reading nutritional labels, ideas for cooking together, eating more unprocessed foods that are not time consuming to make, and just trying to become more active as part of a healthier lifestyle." - Central MN Mom
"Smaller portions, cooking, and spending time together can do all that? I say, go for it!" - TheAtlantic.com
"Let Marshall and his family teach your family about becoming healthier and growing closer together as a family. An awesome book!" - Planet Weidknecht
"This is a delightful book with a real-life approach and sensible, fun ideas to engage the entire family. The creative "journal" format is easy to read and easy to use, and the videos are a catchy way to help the reader connect even more with Marshall and his weight-loss journey. I would recommend this book for anyone who wants simple, real tips for a healthier family. " - Food & Nutrition
"Scattered on each day's entry are cooking tips, notes on exercise, recipes and more. The graphic layout is fun and eye-catching very unlike a standard nonfiction book - and likely to appeal to readers from late grade school through adulthood." - The Lunch Tray
About the Author
Alexandra Reid is a former advertising executive for Young & Rubicam. She lives in North Carolina. Marshall Reid, a ten year old young man from North Carolina, excels in his communication skills. Having nearly finished the 5th grade, his hobbies include cooking, Tae Kwon Do, playing football, canoeing, and most importantly, playing games on his Playstation..
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One thing I think would have made it better, so that other kids would want to read it, would have been to have put a "before" and "after" picture on the cover page, instead of just the "before." I think that would have made anyone want to read it more and do what he accomplished.