body image

Mommy does this make me look fat?

By Jan Fulcher, My Life Compass Home Expert

Parenting language that promotes healthy body images. » Read more

"Mom, Am I Fat?"

By Abigail H. Natenshon MA, LCSW, www.empoweredparents.com

Conversations That Could Save Your Child's Life » Read more

Parental Influence Takes Precedence Over Barbie and the Media

By Abigail Natenshon, MA LCSW, GCFP

Walk down the corridor of any junior high or high school today, and you are bound to see clusters of stick-thin youngsters “sprayed” into skin-tight clothing, some showing the skin of a pancake-flat belly; their shoes elevate them high off the ground in an effort to accentuate the very long, very lean look. » Read more

Improving Your Child's Body Image

Just sit and watch the television for a little while and it would appear that everyone has a flawless complexion and a perfect body. Our children are seeing images of men and women that spend countless hours working out and spend who knows how much on plastic surgery to look as good as they do. » Read more