If you hear your kids saying "We're gonna pump (clap) you up" in the mirror while applying bronzer, flexing, posing and lifting weights you'd be afraid to even go near, it may be time for a body image intervention. "Today" reports youngsters...The number of kids ages 6 to 11 joining gyms has doubled since 2005.
After seven years of blogging about maternal mental health, I suppose it shouldn't surprise me that I ended up on a media list. Some public relations person somewhere decided I would be a great person to contact with all news releases related to...What are the top health concerns of women? Will waistline be in the top five? Bust size? Skin tone? Waxed upper lips? NO!
Study finds correlation between sleep and body image. Credit: Getty Images Teen girls have struggled with their appearances for decades, but new research shows it's not just peer pressure that's contributing to their body image...Girls who worry about being skinny can't sleep and, as a result, eat more carbs.
Watch Videos of Four Families Striving To Meet Their Fitness Goals!Nearly half of moms with fat kids thought their children were at a healthy weight. Credit: Getty Images
Yes, those pants make you look fat.Actually, to be...New study says nearly half of moms with fat kids think they're kids are at a healthy weight.
"I'm having a fat day." We pretty much all stand guilty of muttering these words as we stare in the mirror, and, it's not just the grown-ups dissing their bodies. Young girls, tweens and teens refer to their body images in negatives, too. It's...Friends don't let friends talk about being fat.
Do sororities cultivate mean girls or future humanitarians? Credit: CorbisWomen who join sororities are more likely to judge themselves on their appearances and display bulimic tendencies, according to a new study published in the journal Sex...
Down with Cinderella! My twins aren't even three years old, and I'm already sick of that girly triumvirate that seems impossible to escape when you are raising girls: The Princess/Barbie/Pink matrix. Toys 'R' Us has entire aisles devoted to Disney...
More than 200 tween girls, ages 9-14, gathered for the first National Tween Girl Summit in Washington. Credit: Jenna von Elling, AOLGirls as young as 10 years old have negative thoughts and feelings about their body, and organizers of the...