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Your Kids Don’t Have to Inherit Your Body-Image Issues

“We don’t want our kids to learn to change themselves anytime they’re teased or feel like they don’t fit in,” Dr. Millner said. “We want them to stand up to that kind of stigma.” You can make a point to show body diversity in the art, books and other media you bring into your home. Even toddlers can start learning that bodies come in different shapes and sizes, all of them equally valuable. And as kids get older, you can start to point out when you encounter body shaming in their books or TV shows and encourage them to rewrite such stories.”

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Your Kids Don’t Have to Inherit Your Body-Image Issues

Rachel
Rachel Levi, LMFT, CEDS, F- IAEDPFounder/Clinical Director
Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment

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