This book examines the issue from all sides - the classroom, the playground, the home entertainment center, the fast food counter, and the family dining table. It gives families, educators, health care workers, and policy makers the information they need to lead America's children to healthier and happier lives.
For children, teens, and young adults; Also for the parents, teachers, counselors, and health proffessinals who love and work with them. Here's support for young girls and boys on isues of body size, acceptance, and self-esteem.
This review of Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family says it well: Ellyn Satter understands kids, parents and the pressures of modern life, and shows us how to navigate our way to a healthier diet! No guilt here, either. Just common sense and good advice.
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Before you put your child on a diet ...
Before you put your child on a diet or take them to have their digestive system permanently altered, consider the safer, more effective alternatives first. We all love our kids and want what is best for them. But what is best isn't always what seems obvious at first look. We, as parents, are responsible for decisions that will have long-term impact on our kids' lives. Let's take a huge step back and rethink the possibilities.
This is a heart touching ode to Mom. Written in cognitively correct way; without a single negation and showing all the abilities of Mom and her confident body image. All children get their body image from their parents. If you love the way you look unconditionally, you will be able to fully support your child s positive and health body image.
Surveys show that 77% of students are bullied - Mentally, verbally, and physically. This hands-on workbook contains actual accounts of bullying and teasing. There is a discussion after each story and learn skills to intervene constructively to help bullies and victims. Kids are asked to compare these situations to their own lives and think about what they have learned.
A reader says: "My mother bought a copy of this title for me to give to her future grandchild. I was so inspired by it, that I want to give it to all of my friends now. This book has delightful drawings and a wonderful message. This book is fun to read as an adult and a child. It is so important that children and adults are surrounded by positive messages like the one this book has to offer. I recommend it for everyone!"
Surveys show that 77% of students are bullied - Mentally, verbally, and physically. This book gives educators, parents, and kids the skills needed to deal with bullies and school violence and maintain good, strong, healthy self-esteem.
Q: How do I figure out if I should "diet"?
A: If you wouldn't do it for the rest of your life, don't do it now.
Q: How do I figure out how I should eat?
A: Are you hungry? How do you tell? Where do you feel it? How do you know when you're satisfied? Isn't your body cool for helping you figure this out?
Q: How do I feel better about my body?
A: It hears everything you think! What do you say about your body to yourself? If you wouldn't say it to your best friend, don't say it about your body.
Q: What do I do when my friend says she's too fat?
A: Ask her if she is scared about something. Understand that "fat talk" hides your real feelings, and telling your real stories.
Q: How do I get more confidence?
A: Try something that is a challenge for you. Let yourself be proud when you achieve. Women and girls who are successful give themselves encouragement!
Subjects cover weightism, body image, cultural basis for body dissatisfaction and drive for thinness, prejudice, dieting, the nature and facts about eating disorders, warning signs, prevention, how to help friends, and community resources.
Contents: Medical vs. self-esteem concerns; not "targeting" larger kids; why not weight loss?; giving practical, not moral, advice; making parents allies; making school staff allies; teasing and bullying; conflicts over strategies
FOODPLAY Productions produces national award-winning live theater shows and videos for children and teenagers that deal with issues of nutrition, body image, eating disorder prevention, tobacco prevention, osteoporosis, fitness, and media literacy. Get information about shows and resources for kids, parents, educators, and nutritionists.
Girls Incorporated is a national research, education, and direct advocacy organization that inspires girls to be strong, smart, and bold. There are many wonderful projects addressing health, physical activity, physical safety, along with all sorts of competencies.
A documentary-style video filled with information, tips, tactics and ideas. This three-part kit also includes a supplemental guidebook elaborating on ideas in video and Healthy Kids! Healthy Bodies!, a printable four-lesson curriculum guide. (Ages 9-12)
Simple, effective skills that you can learn easily will work to deter violence and abuse most of the time. The majority of these skills can be used on an everyday basis to prevent most trouble before it starts.
Attitudes toward body image are formed early in life, and the Council's Kids Come In All Sizes Project seeks to improve the self-esteem and self-image of young girls and boys, and to combat the discriminatory attitudes towards large bodies which are promoted by the media and the fashion and diet industries.
En Las personas de verdad son de todas las tallas, su autora, Kathy Kater, confronta dos de los problemas de salud de mayor crecimiento en el mundo, entre niños y adolescentes: la percepción de la propia imagen corporal y la preocupación por el peso. Esta guía práctica les muestra a los padres cómo pueden ayudar a sus hijos a mantener su estima corporal y a tomar decisiones saludables en la alimentación como parte de su vida diaria.
Read, send away for curricula, request a size diversity speaker for your school. Read comments from other students, get background info on bullying and teasing, sign-up to receive mailings and materials. These workshops fit into assemblies, diversity or health classes.
This book contains 10 essential lessons to build your child's body esteem. At a time when they should feel secure in their developing bodies, most boys and girls today worry about size and learn to make choices that cause the very problems they wish to avoid.
Simply put, Abby Ellin "gets it." She had a childhood relationship with weight, food, and family that stays with her, regardless of what the scale says today. She candidly tells her story, which isn't always a happy one, but it's often hilarious. Once you read the introduction: Fat Kid Blues - you'll be hooked.