Nurturing Healthy Self-Image and Body Positivity with Jessica Secrest

Real World Parenting by Dr Laura S Anderson

Episode notes

This week Dr. Laura Anderson invites Jessica Secrest back to Real World Parenting to discuss a topic close to their hearts: nurturing body positivity in children. Together they explore ways to encourage empathy and be mindful of language and non-verbal cues that shape your children's self-image. Explore how to initiate these important conversations with your kids, emphasizing respect and kindness for the bodies they have. Tune in for an insightful discussion on promoting a positive body image. What You Will Learn:

  • Don't comment on your body in front of your children
  • Be mindful about the words you use, your facial expressions, heavy sighs, etc
  • Set a good example by complimenting yourself
  • you don't get to chose the body you have - you get one, treat it well
  • How to be kind to our bodies
  • Encourage em ... 
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