Parents have a lot of influence on how their kids think about body image. Read on for some great suggestions from Dr. Jillian Roberts around promoting healthy body image in children.
“Despite the gains made with ‘body positive’ messaging, and a general move as a society toward embracing diversity and celebrating differences, we still have a long way to go. Supporting your child's development while modeling body-positive behaviour will help mitigate against negative body image influences as they progress into their teens. And what better time to start than the new year?”