Tag Archives: Body Image

I am fearfully and wonderfully made

Children and Body Image: How to Help Them Stand Beautiful

Children and Body Image: How to Help Them Stand Beautiful

At the beginning of May, I began to feel the familiar feelings of shame. Summer was just around the corner, and I was not ready to wear shorts or a bathing suit. My skin was pasty white, and I wasn’t anywhere near my ideal weight. So I started running, signed up for a hip-hop dance

Love That Lasts: What Makes You Beautiful

Editor’s note: Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke are on a mission to help marriages — from newlyweds to long-time couples. In their new book Love That Lasts they tackle some of the lies that trip us up and focus on God’s design for rich and fulfilling marriage. * I had an eating disorder for six years.

How to Talk to Daughters about Body Image

Mothers whose daughters are having problems with eating and body image ask me, “Why? What have I done to cause my daughter to feel this way?” As parents there are roles we play within the family that can contribute to many forms of dysfunction, but in my opinion eating disorders are not exclusively a parental

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