Never before have our daughters been more concerned and obsessed with the concept of being "fat." From kindergarten on up, girls worry about the size of their stomachs, backsides, and thighs, and even the youngest experiment with dieting and exercise. Much has been written to girls on the challenges they face with regard to body image. But where can a mother turn for advice on how to proactively parent a daughter struggling withor soon to confrontthese insecurities?
You can make a difference.
Whether your daughter is 8 or 16, Mom, I Feel Fat! will help you understand her, the body image issues she will facefrom self-esteem to eating disordersand yourself. Most of all, you'll be encouraged to use the inevitable questions and challenges regarding body image and eating choices to prevent crisis and to strengthen your relationship with your daughter and with God.
INCLUDES PRACTICAL EXERCISES AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING QUESTIONS
FOR MOM ALONEAND FOR MOTHER AND DAUGHTER TOGETHER.
|Publisher:||The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.03(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)|
About the Author
retreat, and support services for struggling women and their caregivers. The author of Bravehearts: Unlocking the Courage to Love with Abandon, she lives with her family in the Denver, Colorado area.