A couple of my kids are vertically challenged. My husband and I are of average height, and based on genetics, it is a medically sound assumption our children should follow in suit. We are not expecting supermodels and NBA stars, but would like to help them reach their full growth potential.

We’ve considered the Bobby Brady stretching technique, but making them spend hours hanging from a bar, even if effective, would probably get us arrested now. You just can’t abuse or neglect your kids like you used to in the good old days.

Check out the slideshow above for ways to encourage growth in kids and then check out how scientists say you really can get kids to like veggies from our friends at AOL.com.

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Expert Approved Karen Latimer

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