Category Archives: Body Image

Parents talking to daughters about body image

Moving Beyond Appearance

Sadly, we sometimes hear from girls as young as 6 years old about their fears of being fat.  As girls move toward the teen years, research shows a significant increase in what we refer to as body dissatisfaction. We hear from worried parents, “what can I do to help my daughter feel good about her

Body Image Resources

These are some resources for parents who want to help their daughters develop a healthy outlook on their bodies. Clicking on the books will take you to their ordering pages on Amazon.com. Resources for Parents of Elementary School Girls 101 Ways to Help Your Daughter Love Her Body by Brenda Richardson and Elane Rehr Shapesville

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