How To Help Kids Love Their Bodies

Nearly half of 3- to 6-year-old girls worry about being fat.

Darcy Reeder
Fearless She Wrote
Published in
7 min readMay 17, 2019

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Kid Playing with Bubbles Photo by Dion Almuena on Unsplash

My daughter is 4-and-3/4 years old, and she loves her body.

She’s never heard of a good body or a bad body or a nice body or a beach body. She doesn’t yet know many people think fat is bad. She knows people are different shapes and sizes…

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Darcy Reeder
Fearless She Wrote

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They