Girls today are faced with scary, heartbreaking statistics when it comes to body image.
Over 80% of 10-year-olds are afraid of being fat
53% of 13-year-old American girls are unhappy with
their bodies. This number grows to 78% by the time
girls reach 17.
By middle school, 40-70% of girls are dissatisfied with 2
or more parts of their body.
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(statistics quoted from Teens, Social Media And Body Image survey 2014)
How can we as girl moms help our daughters with this tough issue of body image?
Heather Creekmore of Compared to Who is joining us to kick off Day 1 of the Raising Godly Girls Event! She’s sharing a video of encouragement on Raising Godly Girls: How to Help Her With Body Image – PLUS a giveaway of her book “Compared to Who”
Let’s find out what we as girl Moms can to do to help them in this battle.
⇓ Scroll down for the video and some key takeaways for Mom’s heart. ⇓
Raising Godly Girls: Heather Creekmore on Helping Daughters With Body Image
Join Heather Creekmore from Compared to Who as she talks about the best strategy you can use to help your daughter not have body image issues.
- Evaluate: Where do we get our value?
- Stop believing the lie of beauty.
- Teach our daughters to recognize the lie of beauty.
- Encourage them to believe the truths of God.
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∞ ABOUT THE AUTHOR ∞
Several years ago, God showed Heather Creekmore a path out of body image and comparison struggles. Now, through her writing and speaking, she’s passionate about helping other Christian women to find freedom too. Her heart is to help people grow in their walk with Jesus Christ and to know there is REAL hope for their struggle in different areas like:
body image, weight, contentment, marriage, motherhood, friendships . . .You name it. You can follow the blog for a weekly message of encouragement. Make sure reach out on social media! Follow Heather on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram Pages.