tv appearances
healthy body image for girls and boys

Marti appeared on KARE 11 News at 11 to talk with host Diana Pierce about how parents can promote a healthy body image for girls and boys. Experts say 80% of females are dissatisfied with their appearance, and about one million males have an eating disorder. Parents have a strong influence on children’s body images…

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how to talk to your child about drugs guest, Dr. Joseph Lee

We all know someone who has experienced the pain and tragedy of substance abuse or addiction, and we long to keep our child safe from such harm. Sometimes we feel powerless in the face of the many temptations our child is likely to encounter. But Dr. Joseph Lee, Medical Director of Hazelden’s Center for Youth…

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best ways to potty train guest Dr. Andy Barnes

As parents, many of us struggle to sort through varied and often contradictory bits of advice on the best ways to potty train from childrearing books, peers, grandparents and childcare providers. We wonder when our child should be out of diapers, when toileting “accidents” are something to worry about, and what approach will be most…

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on our minds

In case you missed the original presentation of the Discover Your Resilient Self parenting telesummit, hosted by Christina Grant, the audio from Marti’s interview is now available here on our website! Marti speaks about the benefits of nature experience for children with mental health challenges and for their parents, siblings and other family members.  …

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mother-daughter bond guest Joyce McFadden

As mothers, we shape our daughters’ confidence and sense of self in powerful ways. But we may not realize that what we do not say to our daughters, particularly about their bodies and the ordinary experiences of womanhood, may have far-reaching effects on their confidence across all aspects of their lives. Joyce McFadden, psychoanalyst and…

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