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Author Interview: "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Breaking the 'I Feel Fat' Spell"

Andrea Wachter | Posted 03.01.2016 | Parents
Andrea Wachter

I recently did an interview with Janice Bremis, founder of the Eating Disorders Resource Services, to discuss my new children's book, Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Breaking the "I Feel Fat" Spell. I thought I would post our discussion in the hopes of reaching more kids and families who need help in this area.

Bad Idea: Spas for Tween Girls

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 06.26.2012 | Parents
Patricia Leavy, PhD

Offering a bikini wax to a young girl serves only to sexualize her and push her towards an adult ideal of the body-beautiful.