Caroline Knorr

Caroline Knorr

Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
October 29, 2019

How do I protect my kid's body image?

How do I protect my kid's body image?

Let's dig into a very important topic: body image. You've probably already noticed the influence of YouTube, TV, and movies on the way your kid wants to dress, act, and even play. If your kid's on social media, you may see them measuring themselves against others or calculating their "likes." But despite being fed a steady diet of idealized images, kids also get a lot of their body-image messages from you. In fact, parents—especially moms—can make a huge difference in how both boys and girls feel about their bodies.

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