Bringing up teen girls to love their bodies, to eat healthy and have a comfortable and happy relationship with food is no small task. There is both an excitement and overwhelming feeling at the enormous gift and responsibility of raising a woman.
Babies, toddlers and young children are intuitive eaters. We need to encourage intuitive eating. There are many ways to do this:
Most importantly give your teen lots of hugs and cuddles and positive affirmations about her qualities that involve her personality, abilities and talents – not just her looks.