D BAG OF THE DAY: Mom Doesn't Want Her Daughter Learning from an Overweight Teacher! The Gello Show
Hilary Freeman, a London-based mom, has decided against enrolling her daughter at a certain nursery school because the teacher was obese. But Freeman claims her choice to enroll her daughter in a school with more physically fit teachers isn’t “fatism” or based on looks – it’s about safety. “Would she, I wondered, have the lightning reflexes needed to save an adventurous toddler from imminent danger? And what sort of unhealthy habits would she teach my daughter, who would be eating her lunch and tea there each day?” Freeman asked. The mom also noticed that the assistant wasn’t the only one at the school who was “extremely overweight.” Since Freeman’s comments, people have accused her of “fat-shaming" and called her “anti-feminist” for suggesting obesity is not a healthy way of life.