Empowering parents to raise kids who are free from body hate and eating disorders.

How to talk about food and body issues with your child

It can seem as if any talk about food and body issues is loaded. So what is the solution? How can we talk to a child who is struggling with food and body issues? The answer is active listening, a well-known communication technique used around the world to connect people..  READ MORE

Why power struggles over clothes aren't worth it

You're wearing that?! How to avoid power struggles over clothes

Getting dressed should not be a battleground, and most of the time you don't need to get into power struggles about clothes. Power struggles over clothes can result in side effects for our kids, including low self-worth and greater chance of mental health issues including eating disorders.   READ MORE

How to talk about your child's eating disorder

How to talk about your child’s eating disorder

When your child has an eating disorder you need to talk about it. I know it can be hard to do this. Most of us are afraid of doing or saying the wrong thing. But it’s important to know that almost anything is better than not talking about it.  READ MORE

eating disorder drinking problem

When your child has an eating disorder and a drinking problem

Many parents find themselves at the crossroads of an eating disorder and a drinking problem. The disorders are linked and often seen together. So how can a parent help? Find out what you can do to aid recovery.   READ MORE

5 ways to help a perfectionist who has an eating disorder

5 ways to help a perfectionist who has an eating disorder

What can you do if you love a perfectionist who has an eating disorder? Luckily, there's a lot you can do! Find out how to help your child recover from both perfectionism and an eating disorder.  READ MORE

Social media filters are ruining kids' body image

Social media filters are ruining kids' body image

Social media filters are impacting our kids' body image, and luckily there's something parents can do to help. We've got to have "the talk" with our kids about social media, and we've got to do it soon.  READ MORE

9 ways to accidentally sabotage your kids' relationship with food

9 ways to accidentally sabotage your kids' relationship with food

And 1 way to raise a child who is free from food issues. If you want to raise a child who is free from food issues, then it’s time to stop sabotaging their relationship with food. Eating disorders are on the rise, and disordered eating is so common that it’s considered normal.  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

Data in support of the non-diet approach to health

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 here are the facts.  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 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.