Body shaming and self-acceptance have become hot education topics; so, there are many body acceptance kids books available these days. Some of the books focus on self-esteem, some celebrate all shapes and sizes and some add messages of treating others with kindness. So, the more body acceptance books kids are exposed to, the greater the chance they will start to accept and celebrate their body and the bodies of those around them.
Body blues, a negative body image and a loss of self esteem can happen to anyone at any time. They can be caused by a thousand reasons, but there are some simple ways to keep them at bay.
How to Build Your Body Image
Check out this insightful post from Sally McGraw which we have captured on the GrandStyle Plus Size Inspiration Pinterest board. It has lots of suggestions to help you feel more positive by taking some action in your life to improve your body esteem.
Stop body shaming plus size kids and stop making weight an issue for all kids…
Body shaming of anyone is cruel. It can cause them to create a negative feeling about themselves and rip apart their self-esteem. Sometimes body shaming is intentional, such as a kid being bullied at school about their weight or an adult being critical of someone’s appearance during a holiday meal. Body shaming can also be unintentional, such as an adult saying “I gained 5 pounds. I’m so fat!” Or, a pediatrician saying “You’ll be happier if your tummy is smaller.”