We empower parents to raise kids who are free from body hate, disordered eating, and eating disorders.
How family dynamics impact eating disorder development
This is part two of a four-part series. In this article we'll untangle the second of four elements that contribute to eating disorders: family dynamics. And we'll take a look at how they impact and shape eating disorders. We'll also provide some tips for parents who want to help their child recover. READ MORE
Data in support of the non-diet approach to health
Despite what every magazine, influencer, newspaper and even your doctor says, the data we have available is in support of a non-diet approach to health. This is surprising and even shocking to many people, but it's important that we turn the tide on diet propaganda and look at the facts. READ MORE
As coronavirus rises, so do eating disorders
As we face the coronavirus epidemic coupled with social distancing, we're seeing increases in eating disorders and other disordered behaviors. This makes perfect sense, since eating disorders are a coping mechanism, and if we have ever need to cope with something, this is it! READ MORE
Genetic, personality & experiential factors linked to eating disorders
This is part one of a four-part series. In this article we'll untangle the first of four elements that contribute to eating disorders: genes, personality, and experiences. And we'll take a look at how they impact and shape eating disorders. We'll also provide some tips for parents who want to help their child recover. READ MORE
Does intervention work for a child with an eating disorder?
Find out why Interventions can backfire with eating disorders, and what parents can do instead to help their child recover. READ MORE
Ask Ginny: Should I tell my daughter that an outfit is not flattering?
Ginny answers a question from a mom who wants to know how to tell her plus-sized daughter that an outfit is not flattering. READ MORE
Journal prompts to use with a child in eating disorder recovery
Parents can help a child with eating disorder recovery, and these journal prompts that you complete together can help. 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.