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With society's idealised image of beauty a painfully thin size zero, it has never been more important to ensure that your teenage daughter has a healthy body image and does not lean toward self-harm as she aspires to conform.
Award-winning educator Dannielle Miller, CEO of Enlighten Education, asks, "What conversations aren't we having with our daughters? This is woman's work." Dannielle and the Enlighten team go out to schools all across Australia and New Zealand, initiating real conversations on self-esteem and body image with 20,000 teenage girls every year.
"As women we live in strange times," Miller says. "It is so easy to feel that we've fought all the battles, but the ultimate glass ceiling is our bathroom mirror and we have not cracked that. I believe that the pressures around women to look perfect have increased and it's crippling us. Our best, brightest women are constantly engaged in plastic surgery and trying to literally make themselves smaller and take up less space."
In her book, The Butterfly Effect, Miller explains the intricacies of 21st century "Girl World" to mums and dads, and provides an action plan to help put a stop to your daughter's inner battle with her body, and help her to find peace and self acceptance.
For more solutions, grab a copy of The Butterfly Effect. Miller is also a regular parenting expert appearing on Kerri-Anne each week.
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