We empower parents to raise kids who are free from body hate and eating disorders.
How to help kids get through anxiety
If you have a child with an eating disorder, then it's important to learn how to help kids get through anxiety. Whether they have full-blown anxiety attacks, display anxiety around mealtimes, or just generally seem pretty anxious, learning how to help them get through it is important. READ MORE
Helping a child feel feelings in eating disorder recovery
A common part of eating disorder recovery is learning to feel feelings. This may seem like a strange task, but it may be the most important thing we need to do to achieve full recovery. READ MORE
3 things to stop doing when your child has an eating disorder
When your child has an eating disorder, it's time to critically evaluate what you do and what you need to stop doing. Here are three things that will help you get started. READ MORE
Trying to get eating disorder care as a person of color
This is a personal interview with an anonymous contributor who told us about her experience of getting care for her eating disorder. Research shows that eating disorders are likely equally prevalent across races, yet they are chronically under-diagnosed and under-treated in people of color. READ MORE
Understanding self-harm and eating disorders
Self-harm and eating disorders often coexist, and both are on the rise. A recent study found that nearly 1 in 4 teenage girls ages 14-18 in the United States engages in non-suicidal self-harming behavior. READ MORE
Simple validations for kids who have eating disorders
Validating a child’s feelings is incredibly simple, but it’s not natural for many of us. Most parents were raised in emotionally-distant households. Few of us experienced being validated as children, which is why we’re not likely to do it naturally for our own kids. READ MORE
What is disordered eating?
Most people have heard about eating disorders, but what about their close cousin, disordered eating? It's important to learn about disordered eating, because it often precedes an eating disorder. READ MORE
Free “Don’t Weigh Me” Cards
It's very stressful that every time we go to the doctor, we get weighed. This stress is part of the health damage caused by weight stigma. These cards provide support and empowerment for people and parents who would like to say "no" when they (or their child) are asked to step on the scale. READ MORE
Free eBook: You’re Fine! Body Image for Girls
Body hate is on the rise among all age groups. It's reached terrible proportions among our daughters. This free eBook is written by a 13-year-old to help girls accept and respect their bodies. READ MORE
Free “Don’t Talk About My Child’s Weight” cards
Did you know that you can ask your child's doctor not to discuss weight in front of your child? And there's good reason to do this ... it's both healthier and safer to avoid weight stigma at the doctor's office. READ MORE
Quiz: Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?
Are you wondering “Does my child have an eating disorder?” Have you noticed that your child is behaving differently around food lately? Take this quiz to find out more. READ MORE
Professional Directory: Therapists, Dietitians, & More
We have created a directory of non-diet professionals who work with parents to help them understand body hate, disordered eating and eating disorders. READ MORE
Free Mini-Course: Parent a Child who is Free From Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating, and Body Hate
This course consists of five emails. READ MORE
10 cognitive distortions that support eating disorders
People who have eating disorders often exhibit 10 common cognitive distortions that are well known in psychology. In fact, many therapists begin with an assessment of these 10 cognitive distortions. READ MORE
When your adult child has an eating disorder
It is never a good time to discover that your child has an eating disorder. But parents can feel a special type of despair, anger and worry when they learn that their adult child has an eating disorder. READ MORE
Racism and eating disorder diagnosis and treatment
Racism is a problem in the eating disorder community. The media, doctors, and therapists assume that eating disorders look like a thin white teen. But it's not true. READ MORE
Weight stigma and your child: what you need to know to help your child who is living in a larger body
Are you worried about your “fat” kid? You should be, but not because of their adipose tissue. READ MORE
Are you fat shaming your kids? You’ve got to stop!
We must acknowledge that fat shaming is pervasive throughout our society. Almost everyone has probably fat-shamed and/or been fat-shamed at some point in their lives. People seem to feel compelled to warn other people about the dangers of being fat. READ MORE
Four reasons we purge: what parents need to know
We are putting this information forward to help parents better understand that purging behavior is often not as “abhorrent” or “disgusting” as it may seem. READ MORE
More-Love.org is an online resource that empowers parents to raise kids who are free from body hate and eating disorders. We educate parents about weight, food, and mental health and seek to reduce the fear and shame parents feel when their child has a problem with body hate, disordered eating, or an eating disorder. We believe full recovery from an eating disorder is possible, and we support a Health at Every Size® approach.