What Tracey Gold Tells Her Kids About Body Image

"Growing Pains" star Tracey Gold battled anorexia for years, going on extreme diets, eventually losing control and plummeting to a fragile 80 pounds.

Today, Tracey is healthy and knows it's important to raise her four boys with a healthy body image.

"When you're raising boys, the body image thing isn't as prevalent as it is with girls," says Tracey. "But the thing that I always teach them is kindness in their words."

She continues, "You treat other people as you would want to be treated. If you say something, even though it may not mean something to you, it could really impact somebody, and you need to know that."

What do you tell your kids about body image? Do you watch what you say about your weight -- around your children?

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