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