It’s no secret that conversations surrounding body image have become more and more prevalent in todays social sphere; Especially in the case of an ever connected, and ever-tokenistic world.

Social media fills our screens with pictures of beautiful people, despite a global movement of inclusivity (although it is ever more positive). Parents are struggling. Inescapable cultural language and imagery poses a potential threat to a child’s wellbeing.

Parenting is a tough gig, it’s hard knowing what to think, or to know what advice you can trust.

Erin & Soda talk to renowned Australian parenting author Maggie Dent to get an insight into the early warning signs of a child struggling with body image issues, and are given some tips on how to negotiate this side of parenting.

To get some tips for yourself, you can listen here…