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Mommy does this make me look fat?

By Jan Fulcher

Parenting language that promotes healthy body images. Constructed on a 5 foot 1 inch frame, my husband thinks even that is a stretch, my body image has been a work- in- progress for most of my 53 years. While I was raised by parents who encouraged me to not be limited based on my gender, size or body
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"Mom, Am I Fat?"

By Laura Leavitt

Kids can be really unkind, but you can help to build their self-confidence.
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Parental Influence Takes Precedence Over Barbie and the Media

By Laura Leavitt

It's important to know your words matter.
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Improving Your Child's Body Image

By JustMommies staff

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. Not to
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