By Stephenie Betzler, GalTime Associate Producer
It's the moment every parent dreads. You're getting ready for a fun day at the beach or afternoon at the pool ... putting on sunscreen, hats and, of course, bathing suits ... when out of your child's mouth comes that awful phrase, "I look fat."
Whether your child is four or fourteen, boy or girl, whether you've heard this sentence too many times to count or it just came out of nowhere, more than likely you are at a loss for words.
It's difficult enough to come up with something to say when an adult friend utters the phrase while shopping, let alone figuring out what on earth is the best thing to say to your child. To help with this tricky situation, we spoke with Deborah Gilboa, board certified family physician of AskDoctorG.com, who offered tips on this difficult topic.
So what should a parent do when they hear the "F" word? First, says Dr. G, parents need to stay calmRead More »from Self-Conscious at Age Six? The Body Image Issue