The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents

The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents

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a€œA must-have resouce to break the chain of self-loathing and shame.a€ Emme, supermodel, body image advocate (EmmeNation) a€œFor anyone and everyone who loves a young person who is struggling with low self-esteem, a€˜The Body Image Survival Guidea€™ is indispensable. With tremendous compassion and insight, Marci Warhaft-Nadler equips parents to take action and make a tangible, enduring difference in their childrena€™s lives. We all want to help our kids feel better about their bodies; this book is the perfect manual to help us do just that.a€ Hugo Schwyzer, Ph.D., Professor of Gender Studies, Pasadena City College a€œWhat do I tell my daughter when she asks me if shea€™s fat?a€ a€œWhy does my nine-year-old son want six-pack abs?a€ a€œHow can I tell if my child has an eating disorder?a€ a€œWhat can I do to make sure my child is getting the healthiest messages at home?a€ Marci Warhaft-Nadler tackles the tough questions that you and your kids face as they negotiate aspects of body image and self-esteem in a world filled with adverse messages. With over two decades of experience on both sides of the fitness industry and herself a survivor of an eating disorder, she speaks from the heart with straight-forward and savvy advice. Understanding the challenges is the first step; learning the tools needed to empower kids to tune out the negative messages and tune in to their own incredible potential is the next. Hands-on tips and activities, real questions and answers, helpful Internet resources, and warning signs of dangerous behavior make this book the ultimate body image guide for parents of kids of all ages. REVIEWS a€œA must-have resouce to break the chain of self-loathing and shame.a€ Emme, supermodel, body image advocate (EmmeNation) a€œA must-read for anyone struggling with weight control and body image issues of any kind!! While weight loss centers, extreme diets, TV diet doctors, negative media and the internet may all have caused a great deal of confusion about the way we should look, this book provides realistic and meaningful solutions. I want all my patients to read this before they start any a€˜diet, a€™ health or wellness program.a€ Zoltan P. Rona, M.D., M.Sc., author of a€œVitamin D, The Sunshine Vitamina€ a€œThis book is fantastic! Seeing a significant increase in eating disorders and body image issues in many girls and boys coming into therapy, I am delighted to see Marcia€™s book. She reveals many real and ongoing struggles that children are experiencing today and provides insight, clarity and techniques to help children begin to identify theses difficulties and overcome them.a€ Marilyn Strauch, M.A., Psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders a€œKids ask tough questions - particularly when it comes to body image, bullying and self-esteem -- and Warhaft-Nadler does not shrink from a single one of them. The scenario-based question-and-answer format makes THE BODY IMAGE SURVIVAL GUIDE a parentsa€™ go-to reference at all stages of their childrena€™s development.a€ Sandra E. Martin, Todaya€™s Parent magazine, editor a€œMarci Warhaft-Nadler provides parents with specific, practical ways to combat the body pressures that their children face in todaya€™s culture. The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents is a must-read for any parent whoa€™s been wondering how to help their child build positive body esteem.a€ Jennifer W. Shewmaker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Abilene Christian University a€œThis book is a tremendous resource for parents of kids of all ages! Warhaft-Nadler gives parents the script we need to engage our kids in the type of conversations we all should be having. Ita€™s an engaging, easy-to-read book that will inspire and encourge healthy self-esteem in everyone who reads it.a€ Andrea Donsky, Health and Wellness specialist, Founder of www.NaturallySavvy.com, author of a€œUnjunk Your Junkfooda€We all want to help our kids feel better about their bodies; this book is the perfect manual to help us do just that.a€ Hugo Schwyzer, Ph.D., Professor of Gender Studies, Pasadena City College a€œWhat do I tell my daughter when she asks me ...


Title:The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents
Author: Marci Warhaft-Nadler
Publisher:BookBaby - 2013-07-13
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