Helping Children Love Their Bodies and Themselves: A Conversation with Dr. Jillian Lampert from the Emily Program
From the earliest years of life, our children are bombarded with societal messages that can undermine their appreciation of their bodies and their understanding of what healthy living really means. Although it’s challenging to try to counter powerful media messages and social forces, we can do it with persistence and the right information to guide us. An expert in the field of eating disorders, Dr. Jillian Lampert, joins Marti & Erin this week for a helpful, motivating discussion of this important parenting topic.
Whatever your children’s ages, what messages are they getting from TV, movies and other media about body image? What are three things you can do to help your children make healthy choices and appreciate their bodies, whatever their size or shape? Share your thoughts on the REPLY space below!
For The Emily Program, click here.
For Rethinking Relationships with Food and Body, click here.
For What Are Eating Disorders, click here.