Eating Disorders

Looking Good: Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Kids

By Alicia Purdy

Is there anything more heartbreaking than learning that your child, whom you love so deeply, doesn't like herself? As a parent, your biggest hope is that your children will be happy and healthy. When you realize they're not, you'd do anything to help. It's not always easy to help your children when they are struggling, especially with something as fundamental as their physical appearance. » Read more

Eating Disorders and Moms

By Rebecca Pillar

They say when we become parents, we make lots of sacrifices. One of the most common sacrifices we make, besides losing our freedom, is losing our figures. Sure, there are women out there who gain little weight and bounce right back after child birth, but for the rest of us “weight gain and staying” is a common issue. » Read more

Eating Disorders and Moms

By JustMommies

They say when we become parents, we make lots of sacrifices. One of the most common sacrifices we make, besides losing our freedom, is losing our figures. » Read more

Does my teen have an eating disorder?

Eating disorders often develop in adolescence. Many teens are trying to have the perfect body or have an unrealistic perspective of how they look. Eating disorders may start as a diet or often young girls are fascinated with the idea of being anorexic. Anorexia is glamorized in the media. Teen girls may become intrigued by the idea of could they do it. Could they get that thin? » Read more