Like so many of you, I worry about how to teach my son with disabilities to fully love and embrace all of himself—including and especially his disabilities that set him apart from his non-disabled peers.
And I believe it starts with us. We need to accept and love our bodies exactly as they are—even the parts we think are not worthy of being seen. We need to model body image resilience for our children.
In this episode, Dr. Lexie Kite, a leading expert in the field of body image resilience, shares ways that we can shift how we view and speak about our bodies in order to influence the ways our children view their own bodies.