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Mom Genes The Podcast

Rachel Coleman LMFT and Tina LaBoy RD

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Finding the right jeans is hard. Accepting your genes is even harder. Whether you wear boyfriend or bootcut, high rise or low rise, this podcast will teach you to accept and respect your Mom bod so you can love the genes you are in! Co-hosts Rachel Coleman, MFT and Tina LaBoy, RD use modern research to bust diet myths, explain the evidence based models of Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size, and get real about body after baby to take you on a journey of unpacking your old beliefs about ...
 
This is your one stop shop for style, fashion, health and fitness. Deidra’s passion is to help empower women, to reach their fullest potential both inside and out. Deidra and her guests will be discussing how to develop your style, health and lifestyle hacks to energize your day, and inspire you to keep reaching higher levels of success. Deidra is a professional fashion stylist, health guru, and Mrs. Washington 2017.
 
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The “Bite Sized Education” Series This week we are chatting about life after chronic dieting. When we let go of the routine, rules, and structure that diet culture offers as a safety net for eating, we are often faced with the unknown of how to be a mindful eater. We know that diet culture is toxic and the rules ignored our body attunement, but how…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In this week’s episode we elaborate on the type of hunger that is labeled “emotional eating” and help you define your understanding of what this entails and how to increase your awareness around emotional urges to eat. We give tips on how to separate out food and feelings and when using food as a coping skill is no…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series Did you know there is more than just one simple “hunger” that we experience? In this episode we explore three types of hunger: physical, logical, and emotional. We explain each type, give examples of how this may appear, and give you tips on how to be more in attunement with the type of hunger you may be experienci…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In part 2 of exploring “what is healthy eating?” we dive deep into the systemic roots of diet culture and the inequality around health that perpetuates binary definitions of health. We explore how privilege unfairly defines health standards and determines healthy lifestyles while not being inclusive to various cult…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In part one of this week’s episodes, we are covering the multiple layers of health, nutrition, and the privilege that defines health in our society. We discuss how health is physical and includes nutrition elements but if mental health is suffering because of strict rules about healthy eating, then it is not true h…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In this episode we discuss the hot topic of people’s proposed “weight loss success stories” and the confusion that occurs within these stories and messaging. We unpack the layers of thin privilege and societal body hierarchies that diet culture is built on. We give tips and tricks on how to respond to comments and …
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In part two of our episode series on gut health we interview the fabulous Tammy Beasley, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, CSSD on how she explains a healthy gut to her clients. Tammy discusses the importance of a nourished gut first and foremost and gives a powerful analogy, famously referred to in her professional circle as the …
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In this week’s two part episode we are unpacking the confusion surrounding “gut health” and defining the various buzz words associated with this concept such as food intolerance, food sensitivities, and food allergies. We are exploring how diet culture has hijacked this term and the glorification of restriction in …
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In part 2 of “Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?” we interviewed Dr Maria Monge, MD, a pediatric eating disorder specialist, who offers our listeners a medical perspective on signs and symptoms of eating patterns in children and teens that could be worrisome for the child’s health and development. Dr Monge iden…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In this week’s part 1 episode of “Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?,” we discuss the nature vs nurture of the development of eating disorders or a disorder relationship with food and bodies. We explore how food can be a coping skill that is learned and genetic, the pressures that we receive from the world that…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series Sugar is a commonly feared, and confusing, nutrient. In this episode, we dive into how you can develop a neutral, intuitive relationship with sugar by debunking diet culture messages and increasing body attunement. We explore how to manage sugar in your house and with your kids according to the various feeding mode…
 
The “Bite Sized Education” Series In this week’s part 1 episode of “What is Picky Eating,” we explore the multiple complex layers of developing a trusting feeding relationship in our children and between parents and children. We define what the difference is between “picky eating” vs average “childhood preferences” and how parents can realistically…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series In this week’s episode we are chatting all about kids and nutrition by busting the myth that “kids today aren’t eating enough healthy foods.” As Mom’s ourselves, we know that one of the biggest stressors on parents today is how to feed their children so we are explaining the psychology behind this fear and pressure and int…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series In this week’s episode we are switching gears from busting myths about adult bodies and chatting about kids bodies by busting the myth...that “kids today aren’t healthy!” This myth is one that most parents are so confused by: are their kids healthy? Is the food we are feeding our kids nourishing them? Are kids today too se…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series While we love chatting about the more generalized diet culture messaging, our clinical work and passion is in the treatment of Eating Disorders. We are passionate about helping bust stereotypes of Eating Disorders in order to help all people get the care they deserve and help providers become more proficient in their treat…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series In this episode we are going to be busting a myth surrounding the impact of racism on body liberation and healthism. There is no body liberation and acceptance without all bodies being free to exist without prejudice, so anti-racism, and acknowledging the privileges you hold, are crucial topics to always be centered in the…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series Oh, exercise. It’s kind of a curse word we mutter at times, and other times it’s a declaration of self care. We all have a complicated relationship with exercise thanks to an appearance obsessed culture, so today’s myth that we are busting is: “Exercise is for weight loss! So, If I’m not going to lose weight, I don’t want …
 
The "Myth Busters Series" In this episode we are busting a myth about how pervasive the beauty industry is and how it can impact our relationship with our bodies and our self worth. We do a lot of episodes on busting myths about diets or food rules, but what about all those fancy words like “wellness industry?” and “but it’s a lifestyle change?” as…
 
The "Myth Busters" Series A part of body acceptance (especially for Mom’s) is grappling with wondering if we are sexy or attractive and feeling confident in our bodies as sexual beings. So the myth we are busting in this week’s episode is “I cannot be sexually confident if I am not body confident.” We truly believe that all bodies are sexy BUT we a…
 
The "Myth Busters" Series The impact of stigmatization and discrimination on one’s body trust and body attunement is significant, which is why continuing to dismantle body hierarchies in our society must be at the foundation of the body positive movement. When one is navigating our society in their gender identity or sexuality, a relationship with …
 
The "Myth Busters" Series In this episode we are talking about all the myths surrounding pregnancy and weight gain because, let’s face it, once you become pregnant - your body suddenly becomes open to LOTS of discussion from other people. It’s the cultural norm, in America at least, that pregnancy and weight gain go hand in hand in multiple convers…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series Since 95% of dieters will regain the weight in 3-5 years, a stat thrown around often, why do people still fall for diet pitfalls? Let’s face it, when people see the captivating “success stories” on commercials, hear their friends talk about how many inches they lost, or get an ad for a new gym membership challenge, people …
 
The “Myth Busters” Series This week we are diving into why the commonly used BMI scale is outdated and harmful by busting the myth that “the BMI is an effective measuring tool for health.” We cover the history of the Body Mass Index (BMI), which was created 200 years ago by studying a small group of white European men and then creating a tool that …
 
The "Myth Busters" Series Today we are unpacking the concept of healing a relationship with food and finding peace with food and your body by looking at anti diet messages from an angle of accessibility. There is no body liberation until all bodies are safe and there is no food freedom until all bodies are fed and nourished equally. Therefore, the …
 
The “Myth Busters” Series This week we spent an entire episode on the term “intuitive eating.” We know it is quite the buzzword in the anti diet world today and is frequently used (and misused) on social media, so in this episode we are busting some of the common myths we hear about intuitive eating such as: “Intuitive eating means eat whatever I w…
 
The "Myth Busters" Series Today we are going to be giving some love to an often exiled food group - sugar. Poor sugar...it is cursed at, drooled over, bemoaned, and craved. It never gets the neutral love that it so deserves! And the reason why is exactly the myth we are busting today, which is…….”eating sugar is unhealthy for you.” In this episode …
 
March is coming up and with that comes St. Patrick's Day and all things green. It got me thinking about colors, and how green specifically can be an intimidating color to wear, no matter the time of year or festivities. After listening to the podcast episode, you’ll know what color undertone you are and how to best accentuate it, how to wear whatev…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series Today we are busting the age old diet myth that in order to manage your weight it’s a simple math equation of “calories in vs calories out,” or calories expended. The reason this myth is so popular is because it gives people a sense of control. By counting, calculating, tracking, and monitoring: BAM, the solution will be w…
 
The “Myth Busters” Series This week we are busting the myth that “our bodies are supposed to stay the same weight, post puberty, throughout our whole life.” While this myth may seem easy to bust, it is extremely common to have the subconscious belief that our ideal body was in a previous tier of our lives. This belief leads us to treat our bodies a…
 
We are on a break after wrapping up Season 2 and we are excitedly planning Season 3 BUT.....I think it is safe to say that when we discussed NY Resolutions in 2019, we had no idea what 2020 would bring the world! It's a pretty good thing we encouraged you all to NOT set goals or resolutions but to focus on VALUES, since 2020 really made us all boil…
 
The “Your Story” Series In our last episode of this "Your Story" series, we are excited to be sharing with you all a passionate conversation we had with Ivy Hsu, actress and nurse, that really showcases that healing one’s body physically and healing from our sick diet culture is possible. Ivy will share her story of being in the entertainment indus…
 
The “Your Story” Series This week we are excited to be shifting our story narratives from parents to a daughter! Tershone Phillips, host of “The Right Mistake Podcast,” is joining us to share how her body image was challenged at the pivotal tween years and the protective measures that her parents took to help her maintain her confidence. We know pa…
 
The "Your Story" Series Today we are welcoming Mom and advocate Mia O’Malley, who shares her story of a lifetime of dealing with fatphobia and body sized stigmas in the medical community and from loved ones from a young age. We are passionate about not only helping parents navigate body acceptance for themselves but also teaching them how to help t…
 
The “Your Story” Series In this week's episode with Isis Freeman-Dirkson we discuss how the many layers of who we are, in addition to the lived experiences we have due to social constructs, can impact our body trust. We explore the power in healing our body image through logical thinking of understanding our body’s genetic components and the lies o…
 
The “Your Story” Series Today we are excited to welcome Vanessa Linn Hillis and hear their story of body acceptance or, as they bring up, the concept of body neutrality. This interview really dives into the many social constructs, especially gender ones, that impact our body story. We are all born as just bodies and souls and then social constructs…
 
The “Your Story” Series Today we are stoked to hear from Julia Parzyck, an eating disorder recovery coach and body-acceptance influencer @fitfatandallthat, who joined us to share her story of healing and touch on the important piece of healing that includes putting a critical eye towards the wellness industry, diet culture, and redefining the term …
 
The "Your Story" Series Today we are chatting with Dubhe Ferrer about how to channel positive thinking and challenge both familial and societal stereotypes. So often in our discussions with people, we hear them say “I want to be body positive, but how?” It takes a great UNLEARNING and RELEARNING to help us find body positivity, so surrounding yours…
 
The "Your Story" Series In this week’s episode we are honored to hear from Kylie Mitchell, a non-diet dietitian over @immaeatthat who helps make eating and being in your body less complicated. In this episode we discuss one of the big misconceptions that we hear about intuitive eating and body acceptance, which is that intuitive eating means you ca…
 
The "Your Story" Series In this week’s episode we are being joined by a mother daughter team! Dr Lesley Williams and her 9 year old daughter Leyla discuss the book that was written by Dr Williams after her daughter’s experience with body shaming at school. As you know, this season’s theme is “Your Story” and we are excited about the angle of this e…
 
The “Your Story” Series We are excited about today’s interview with Sandra Olinger, who is both a music and Mom blogger, as she chats about body image and her Latina heritage. Our conversation really brought home the idea that “body image starts in the mind, not the body.” Body image is a mental exploration of how we view ourselves and healing come…
 
The “Your Story” Series This week we are sharing the story of Jen McLellan, known for her work in advocacy for plus size birth. We discuss this week how the stigmas that those in larger bodies receive in health care, and the lack of willingness from medical providers to see plus size bodies as beautiful, strong, worthy and equal to other bodies, le…
 
The “Your Story” Series Welcome back to Season 2 of Mom Genes! This season we are opening up the platform for those that are feeling inspired to share their stories. As clinicians who have sat with hundreds of clients in a sacred space of vulnerability and doing challenging work in their healing process, we know that every single individual’s exper…
 
The Mom Bod Series We wanted to dedicate a short episode to our listeners to say a big thank you from the bottom of our hearts and send you into summer with a massive cheer: WEAR THE BATHING SUIT!! We know that most of the body positive, “wear the bathing suit” advocates are usually white women in thinner bodies - and that is not exactly helpful or…
 
The Mom Bod Series How many of you Mom’s are self-conscious of your stomach? Society loves to sell us the appeal of a flat stomach from a very young age, which makes belly acceptance a piece of body acceptance. Not only do our bellies soften as we age but our skin loses flexibility and, if we became Moms via pregnancy, our stomach has gone through …
 
The Mom Bod Series In today’s episode we focus on the genes (the internal, genetic components) of belly acceptance and education. Our society blatantly sells women’s attractiveness in the form of a flawless, flat stomach with just a touch of abs and anything less than that is immediately sold ab workouts, one piece ruched bathing suits, and mom jea…
 
The Mom Bod Series Recovery from an eating disorder is certainly not a linear path, nor is there one way to tackle recovery. Each person’s journey of recovery is as individual as their eating disorder. We wanted to offer a space for three different Mom’s with various backgrounds and recovery journeys to share their story and honestly discuss how be…
 
The Mom Bod Series Recovery from an eating disorder is certainly not a linear path, nor is there one way to tackle recovery. Each person’s journey of recovery is as individual as their eating disorder. We wanted to offer a space for three different Mom’s with various backgrounds and recovery journeys to share their story and honestly discuss how be…
 
The Mom Bod Series Recovery from an eating disorder is certainly not a linear path, nor is there one way to tackle recovery. Each person’s journey of recovery is as individual as their eating disorder. We wanted to offer a space for three different Mom’s with various backgrounds and recovery journeys to share their story and honestly discuss how be…
 
The Mom Bod Series In this episode we talk about recovery from disordered eating and diet culture through the lens of unearned privilege. Healing requires access to resources of finances, time, insurance, and community support which can be challenging for many humans and an obstacle to achieving recovery and food freedom. We unpack the stereotypes …
 
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