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Weight-Shaming Kids is Not Teaching Health

By challenging impossible false ideals standards, parents and teachers can help kids love themselves, just as they are.

Image of teen looking at self in a shattered mirror.
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A few years ago, my fifth grader’s P.E. teacher showed their class a video called, “Our Supersized Kids.” My kiddo came home upset that many of their friends — who were 10 and 11 years old, who

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E. Katherine Kottaras

E. Katherine Kottaras

M.A. English// M.S. Kinesiology, Integrative Wellness. Contemplative teacher & writer. 🏳️‍🌈☮️🌴🍕 Chronic pain yields chronic hope.