TakePart | May 1, 2014
Experts agree that the key to talking to girls about their bodies and health is not focusing on “fat” but on another f-word, “fun.” Family members being healthy and active help too, said Judy Norsigian, executive director of the nonprofit organization Our Bodies Ourselves, whose women’s health tome by the same name has been translated into 25 languages since it was published in 1970.
“Positive reinforcement is better than shaming,” said Norsigian. “Your body is your temple. The focus should be about … More