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Talking to Kids About Body Image

5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Here are five ways to immunize your kids against poor body image, with conversation starters, media picks and resources to support your discussions.

Building Body Image: 4 Tips to Teach Your Kids

KnowMore TV | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
KnowMore TV

It's not enough to only stop complaining about your own body; we must also compliment ourselves and show pride in our bodies. What you say becomes the script running through your child's mind.

Reclaiming the 'F' Word: It's For the Children

Katja Rowell, M.D. | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents
Katja Rowell, M.D.

Fat is a descriptor, but in our increasingly fat-biased and phobic culture it has become strongly associated with undesirable traits like being lazy, stupid, mean and more likely to steal -- beliefs held by preschoolers and doctors alike.