I’m not even going to pretend I’m an expert on this topic. I’ve struggled with this concept my whole life and continue to. Because of that though, I know how extremely important a positive body image is for my children.
In large part, body image has affected every part of my life for as long as I can remember and not always positively.
What we see on TV, read online and in magazines or hear from other people impacts all of us so much. What we see is what we think we should be, even if it doesn’t look or isn’t healthy. If adults feel that way, it’s only amplified with children. They are still too young to weed out appropriate information, if they see it they think it’s right. That especially goes for what they see their parents doing as we are their number one role models!
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