We empower parents to raise kids who are free from body hate, disordered eating, and eating disorders.

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Try this if your child is driving you crazy during coronavirus

Almost all parents say their child(ren) are driving them crazy during coronavirus and social distancing. We're in closer contact with them, and anxieties are running high.   READ MORE

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As coronavirus rises, so do eating disorders

As we face the coronavirus epidemic coupled with social distancing, we're already hearing increases in eating disorders and other disordered behaviors. Here are some tips for parents who want to help their kids cope.  READ MORE

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Parents are kids’ default body image educators

even if we never intentionally address body image with our kids, they're still learning from us. It's a little overwhelming to think about, but it's also empowering.  READ MORE

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Low self-worth and eating disorders: what parents need to know

There is a high correlation between eating disorders and low self-worth. Because of this, therapists watch carefully for self-worth, self-compassion, and perfectionism.   READ MORE

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Intuitive Eating to prevent and treat eating disorders

It is possible to prevent and treat eating disorders. New research suggests that Intuitive Eating may help. A recent study found that teens who eat intuitively have better mental health outcomes and eating habits as adults.   READ MORE

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Anorexia is just as serious at higher weights

A study found that the greatest health risk of anorexia was not weight status, but the total weight loss based on the disorder.  Additionally, no complication of anorexia was independently associated with being underweight.  READ MORE

Resources


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Featured Articles


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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

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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

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Getting a dog for your child who has an eating disorder

Getting a dog for your child who has an eating disorder can be a great way to help them heal. Dogs provide unconditional love and affection. This can help your child during the healing process.   READ MORE

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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

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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

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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

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About Us


More-Love.org is an online resource that empowers parents to raise kids who are free from body hate, disordered eating, 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.