As your child becomes a teenager, they go through many physical changes as part of puberty. This time of growth and change can be very uncomfortable for many teenagers, making them extremely self-conscious about their bodies and clothes. Shopping for new clothes can help them be more comfortable, but it can also be hard to […]
body image and self esteem
Social media can be a great way to connect with people and keep up with events, movements, and celebrities. It can also lead to depression and dissatisfaction. If your teen is struggling with their self-esteem, social media may be contributing. Here are some things to consider and possibly address with them. Perfect Bodies Social media
Many children, from toddlers to teens, can struggle with body image to some extent. Fortunately, as a parent, you can help your child develop a good body image even from a young age. Model a Healthy Image Children learn by watching. Modeling a healthy body image is the first step in encouraging their healthy mentality.
Over the last few decades, an unhealthy and excessive preoccupation with body image among teens has become serious issue. 10 year olds refusing food because they want to diet, viewing their peers only in terms of physical appearance, frequently commenting on other people’s weight, falling into depression because they don’t look the way they want to – these