When Homer Simpson sees a piece of cake sitting on the floor, he doesn't throw it in the trash and eat a carrot. Instead Homer licks his lips and says "Mmmmm, floor-cake".
Unfortunately two-thirds of parents responding to a recent survey felt that Homer Simpson promoted an unhealthy lifestyle.
Leave Homer and his rounded figure alone. Blaming something on the TV for your child's behavior is a cop out. Go turn the TV off if it's that much of a problem.
Although it seems that many parents have abdicated authority in their homes:
"The poll revealed more than half of parents admitted to succumbing to "pester-power" by buying children their favourite foods. But 57% said they did so because they feared confrontation."
But 57% said they did so because they feared confrontation."
Is it that we don't like looking at ourselves? Who are the role models in most kids homes? Cartoon characters or their parents?
What do you think?