We empower parents to raise kids who are free from body hate, disordered eating, and eating disorders.
How to listen to your child non-defensively
A child’s deepest wish is to be truly seen, heard, and nurtured by their parent. When we respond to a child’s complaint with defensiveness, we cannot meet their fundamental need to feel loved and accepted. READ MORE
I have an eating disorder, and now my child does, too
Lots of parents ask: if I have an eating disorder and my child does too, are we doomed? Parents who have eating disorders hope and pray that they don't pass it along to their child. But, all too often, eating disorders become an unfortunate family heritage. READ MORE
Bodily autonomy & the search for independence through eating disorders
Many people who have an eating disorder also alter their body with tattoos, unusual clothing, hairstyles, piercings, etc. READ MORE
Our daughter’s multi-state, multi-facility anorexia treatment process
By Ariel Selwyn. In the Spring of 2018 my 13-year-old daughter wanted to “eat healthy.” Here's our story of anorexia recovery. READ MORE
Are you food shaming your child? You’ve got to stop!
Food shaming a child is harmful to their ongoing health. Most parents who food-shame do so with the stated goal of improving their child's health. But shame is toxic. READ MORE
Clinical hypnotherapy for eating disorder recovery
Have you ever wondered if hypnotherapy can help with eating disorder recovery? If traditional eating disorder recovery is not progressing, it may be worthwhile considering hypnotherapy as a treatment option. 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, 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.