[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_column _id=”3″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”4″ ][cs_content_seo]Empowering parents to raise kids who are free from body hate and eating disorders.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”5″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”6″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”7″ ][cs_element_image _id=”8″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”9″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Changing family traditions when there’s an eating disorder[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”11″ ][cs_content_seo]I think the biggest issue is that many families focus on food-based activities for the holidays. Lots of families love to sip hot cocoa, bake cookies, and gather around a meal. A lot of family traditions focus on food, but that can be hard when there’s an eating disorder in the family.   READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][cs_element_row _id=”12″ ][/cs_element_row][cs_element_row _id=”13″ ][cs_element_column _id=”14″ ][cs_element_image _id=”15″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]A holiday letter to family about body positivity[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”17″ ][cs_content_seo]If you have adopted body positivity this year, it may help to send a letter to your family to share your new lifestyle in advance of any gatherings. Help them understand why and how you’ve adopted a body-positive lifestyle.  READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”18″ ][cs_element_image _id=”19″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]6 tips to handle holidays with an eating disorder[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”21″ ][cs_content_seo]The holidays are typically a stressful time, and it can be even harder to handle with an eating disorder. It could seem like a total disaster, or you could look at this as an opportunity to do things differently.   READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”22″ ][cs_element_image _id=”23″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Why I think eating disorder treatment often doesn’t work[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”25″ ][cs_content_seo]Many parents who have a child with an eating disorder face years of treatment that doesn’t seem to work. It’s frustrating to try so hard and spend so much money and energy working against an eating disorder that won’t budge. So what’s missing? Why is this so common?  READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][cs_element_row _id=”26″ ][cs_element_column _id=”27″ ][cs_element_image _id=”28″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]How emotional regulation can help with an eating disorder (and what you can do)[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”30″ ][cs_content_seo]Emotional dysregulation and disengagement are often at the heart of eating disorders. This is why emotional regulation is key to lasting recovery.  Find out how you can help your child.  READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”31″ ][cs_element_image _id=”32″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]A letter to family about your child’s anorexia (what to say/what not to say)[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”34″ ][cs_content_seo]When you have a child with anorexia, it may be necessary to teach family members about the eating disorder and explain what to say and what not to say, and a letter can work well for this. READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”35″ ][cs_element_image _id=”36″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]How to talk about food and body issues with your child[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”38″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”39″ ][cs_element_row _id=”40″ ][cs_element_column _id=”41″ ][cs_element_button _id=”42″ ][cs_content_seo]View All Articles\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”43″ ][cs_element_row _id=”44″ ][cs_element_column _id=”45″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”46″ ][cs_content_seo]Holiday Help\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_line _id=”47″ ][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][cs_element_row _id=”48″ ][cs_element_column _id=”49″ ][cs_element_image _id=”50″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Why adult kids don’t come home for the holidays[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”52″ ][cs_content_seo]While we would all like our kids to enjoy coming home, many parents notice that their adult kids are joining them for holidays less frequently. Or that they seem stressed and unhappy during holiday gatherings.  READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”53″ ][cs_element_image _id=”54″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]How to make Thanksgiving eating disorder safe[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”56″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”57″ ][cs_element_image _id=”58″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Family scripts for an eating disorder friendly Thanksgiving[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”60″ ][cs_content_seo]Are you heading into Thanksgiving with a child who has an eating disorder? Food-based holidays can be especially challenging for people in eating disorder recovery. It can really help to plan ahead for success.   READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”61″ ][cs_element_row _id=”62″ ][cs_element_column _id=”63″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”64″ ][cs_content_seo]Resources\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_line _id=”65″ ][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][cs_element_row _id=”66″ ][cs_element_column _id=”67″ ][cs_element_image _id=”68″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]”Don’t Weigh Me” Cards[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”70″ ][cs_content_seo]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 are asked to step on the scale.   READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”71″ ][cs_element_image _id=”72″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Free eBook: You’re Fine! Body Image for Girls[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”74″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”75″ ][cs_element_image _id=”76″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]”Don’t Talk About My Child’s Weight” cards[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”78″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][cs_element_row _id=”79″ ][cs_element_column _id=”80″ ][cs_element_image _id=”81″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Quiz: Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”83″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”84″ ][cs_element_image _id=”85″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Professional Directory: Therapists, Dietitians, & More[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”87″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”88″ ][cs_element_image _id=”89″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h3″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Free Mini-Course: Parent a Child who is Free From Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating, and Body Hate[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”91″ ][cs_content_seo]This course consists of five emails. READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”92″ ][cs_element_row _id=”93″ ][cs_element_column _id=”94″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”95″ ][cs_content_seo]Featured Articles\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_line _id=”96″ ][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][cs_element_row _id=”97″ ][cs_element_column _id=”98″ ][cs_element_image _id=”99″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]10 cognitive distortions that support eating disorders[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”101″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”102″ ][cs_element_image _id=”103″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h3″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]When your adult child has an eating disorder[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”105″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”106″ ][cs_element_image _id=”107″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Data in support of the non-diet approach to health[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”109″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][cs_element_row _id=”110″ ][cs_element_column _id=”111″ ][cs_element_image _id=”112″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Weight stigma and your child: what you need to know to help your child who is living in a larger body[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”114″ ][cs_content_seo]Are you worried about your “fat” kid? You should be, but not because of their adipose tissue.  READ MORE\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”115″ ][cs_element_image _id=”116″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h3″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Are you fat shaming your kids? You’ve got to stop![/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”118″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”119″ ][cs_element_image _id=”120″ ][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Four reasons we purge: what parents need to know[/x_custom_headline][cs_element_text _id=”122″ ][cs_content_seo]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\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”123″ ][cs_element_row _id=”124″ ][cs_element_column _id=”125″ ][cs_element_button _id=”126″ ][cs_content_seo]View All Articles\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”127″ ][cs_element_row _id=”128″ ][cs_element_column _id=”129″ ][cs_element_image _id=”130″ ][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”131″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”132″ ][cs_content_seo]About Us\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_line _id=”133″ ][cs_element_text _id=”134″ ][cs_content_seo]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.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][/cs_content]