We empower parents to raise kids who are free from body hate, disordered eating, and eating disorders.
Thanksgiving With Eating Disorders
Family scripts for an eating disorder friendly Thanksgiving
Are you heading into Thanksgiving with a child or loved one who has an eating disorder? It's important to make an effort to plan an eating disorder friendly Thanksgiving. READ MORE
How to make Thanksgiving eating disorder safe
Thanksgiving and other holidays can be very stressful for people who have eating disorders. Here are some tips to help make your Thanksgiving eating disorder safe. READ MORE
5 activities to reduce the focus on food this Thanksgiving if your child has an eating disorder
Ideas to help take the focus off food. READ MORE
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
For goodness sake, just eat the candy, and let your kids do the same!
When you restrict the candy, you turn yourself into a dictator over your body, and your body will rebel. READ MORE
Real stories from parents who have kids who have ARFID
Parents who have kids with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) face challenges not just in feeding their kids and keeping them healthy, but also in accessing treatment. READ MORE
Why do I need therapy if my child is the one with a problem?
Most experts recommend therapy for parents when the child is the one with the problem. Here's why therapy for parents is so helpful for kids who are struggling. 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
What to do about your child’s anxiety about food and eating
Having anxiety about food and eating shows up in many eating disorders, especially anorexia and orthorexia. If your child has an eating disorder, it's very likely that they are struggling with a lot of anxiety around food and eating. 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 Mini-Course: How to Parent a Child With Food & Body Issues
Here's everything (OK, lots of stuff!) you need to know about parenting a child who has food & body issues. The course consists of five emails, sent once per day, every day. 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
Books: A List of Books to Help Parents
Parenting is one of the most important things we can do, and yet most of us don't get parent education. There's a lot to learn to help our kids avoid body hate, disordered eating, and eating disorders. Here are some books to help. READ MORE
Library: Scientific Articles
At More-Love.org we support a non-diet approach to parenting. We have created a library of scientific research to support this approach because we believe that it is the healthiest way to raise children. READ MORE
What is a maladaptive coping behavior, and what do I do about it?
A maladaptive coping behavior is anything that we utilize to soothe uncomfortable emotional states. To recover, we need new coping skills. READ MORE
When your child gains weight while in recovery from an eating disorder
Recovery requires a loosening of the food restriction that underlies eating disorders. While your child learns to eat intuitively and feed their body what it needs, body weight will very likely fluctuate. 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
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
Emotional repression, the gateway to eating disorders, and how parents can help kids feel their feelings
Our kids are living with levels of high anxiety, and it’s hurting them and is bad for their health. 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.