“The aversion toward chubbiness has been shown to begin at a very young age. According to research conducted in 2009 by the University of Central Florida and reported in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology, nearly half of three- to- six year old girls worry about being fat.” — Good Girls Don’t Get Fat: How […]

Fat Talking Tots: Body Image & Fat Hatred in Preschoolers & Young Children is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2011. After speaking with hundreds of girls about body image issues, eating disorders, and the intense pressure to lose weight, it’s vital that we know the signs of full blown, life-threatening eating disorders.  Actually, one of the number one questions I’m asked when presenting to parents is “how do […]

14 Signs that Your Child or Teen May Have an Eating Disorder is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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