Of mothers and fathers surveyed, a total of 54 per cent thought their child weighed less than they actually did. Less educated parents, those who were overweight themselves or people with younger children were more likely to misjudge how fat their child was. “Despite attempts to raise public awareness of the obesity problem, our findings indicate that underestimation of child higher weight status is very common,” said Abrar Alshahrani, the lead study author from the University of Nottingham.
Parents are confused about how much tooth fairy money they should be giving their children. Waiting for the tooth fairy to come is a magical thing as a child. Yes, it seems even the tooth fairy has seen the effects of inflation.