Parents might have the best intentions, but often some pretty crumby low self-esteem habits. Constantly talking poorly about their bodies? Acting awkward in a swimsuit? Always on a diet?
Turns out these hallmarks of disordered eating are often passed down by generation – and can affect how children feel in their own skin.
Sound familiar? Do you think you might have negatively contributed to your child's body image?
But guess what?
This realisation is actually a good thing - it means you can do something about it.
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