October 4, 2023
Body image is a complex aspect of our self-image and plays a substantial role in our self-esteem. Body image is a combination of how we see ourselves (thoughts/feelings) and how we perceive others to see us. There are many factors that influence body image, but for young children, a major influence on their body image is their parents. Body image is a complex subject; it can be challenging to know how to discuss it with your children. Butterfly has created a concise and thoughtful tip-sheet for parents to help them better understand body image and how to support their children. Check out the helpful resource linked below!
Source: Butterfly.org (n.d.)