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Best Leslie Bloch podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Leslie Bloch podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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Join the founders of The Full Bloom Project for a weekly dose of body-positive parenting wisdom. Zoë Bisbing, LCSW and Leslie Bloch, LCSW-R are both New York City-based adolescent eating disorder psychotherapists, mothers of two, and research-junkies. They are on a mission to teach parents everywhere how to transform their home environment into a place where children can naturally boost immunity to our appearance obsessed culture, so they can channel their precious resources towards more mea ...
 
Parenting teens and young adults today is a huge challenge. Sandy Fowler brings help as she interviews experts, shares stories and gets real digging into relevant topics such as stress, anxiety, bullying, social media, peer pressure, healthy coping strategies, learning disabilities, communication, parenting strategies, and so much more. The Mighty Parenting podcast goes upstream and focuses on sharing information that families, educators and mentors can use to empower kids in an effective way.
 
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Diet culture is making it hard for our teens to interact with food in a healthy way. It turns food choices into moral judgements and cultivates eating disorders. Our kids feel judged for their body weight, exercise habits, and food choices and it's harming their self-esteem, health, and even their relationships with us. Mighty Parenting podcast hos…
 
Teens do many things that baffle parents. We shake our heads and wonder why they do the things they do. But when they engage in risky behavior it scares us. When parents are scared we can over react or take a stance that makes things worse. Find out why our teenagers engage in risky behavior. Learn methods of dealing with those situations as well a…
 
Clinical psychologist Dr. Stephanie Jacobs joins Leslie to answer a question from a parent feeling overwhelmed and helpless in the face of her teenage daughter’s intense emotions. Stephanie gives a crash course in the concepts of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and how distress tolerance skills might be useful for this parent. We discuss why par…
 
A universal truth is parents want to be close to their kids. But when our kids become teenagers it can be tricky to find ways to strengthen family bonds. One way to do it is to spend meaningful time together, and a great way to do that is to volunteer as a family. On today’s episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast, Sandy Fowler chats with Jenny Fri…
 
When asked what we want for our children most parents say we want them to be happy. However, we also want them to be good, kind, responsible people. That's the premise behind Kara Kinney Cartwright's new book Just Don't Be An Assh*le: A Surprisingly Necessary Guide to Being a Good Guy. It's a straight-to-the-point conversation with our teenage sons…
 
Researcher Dr. Laura Hart helps us answer a question from a parent wondering how to get her child’s grandparents to support her efforts at creating a body-positive family culture. We learn about the incredible research that Laura has done on preventing the onset of disordered eating and body image struggles — and what all parents and care providers…
 
Children’s emotional and physical health are one and the same. The health of the body impacts our emotions and thoughts. Conversely, our thoughts and feelings impact the body. As our teenagers grow up they experience intense emotions and may even have thoughts of suicide. Actually, 17% of high school students have thought about suicide. Fortunately…
 
Parents are suddenly thrust into the position of teacher. Not only that, but they have to do it while adhering to someone else's schedule and plan. Coping with learning at home is pushing many parents over the edge and causing their stress levels to soar. There are a lot of tips out there for managing logistics but there is more to it than that. Sa…
 
Activist and educator Julie Nowak joins us to discuss food justice and body positivity. She helps us respond to a question from a listener concerned about her daughter’s new veganism and its possible connection to body image concerns. We explore the intersection between food/environmental activism and body positivity — and where there is room for b…
 
Parenting teenagers is challenging. Pushback, arguments, silence and distancing are some of the hallmarks of this stage. One of the more challenging situations for parents comes from your teen pushing your buttons. It's like we're wearing a shirt with big pictures of buttons saying, "Push here!" They are masters at knowing what to say or do that se…
 
Families everywhere are dealing with lack of routine, lost connection, living and working in close quarters, and even grief as COVID-19 runs its course. Our kids are living with a lot of disappointment and fear, and they may feel adrift. All of this is creating anxiety. Mighty Parenting podcast host and stress relief coach Sandy Fowler addresses Co…
 
Our friend, clinical psychologist Dr. Becky Kennedy (aka Dr. Becky At Home), joined us for a much-needed conversation about what we’re all wondering — how in the world do we parent through a pandemic? She offers an amazing balance of compassion, nonjudgmental curiosity, pragmatic advice and examples, and her perspective as both a child development …
 
Healthy parenting during the Coronavirus lockdown has some challenges. Our kids are feeling a lot of different emotions. They are dealing with a lack of routine and they get tired of being locked down with us. But there are things parents can do, and things we shouldn't even worry about. Behavioral therapist Anthony Rao joins Mighty Parenting host …
 
As our boys grow up life can get strange. That little boy who loved being with you can suddenly disappear behind closed doors. We lose communication and our relationship with them suffers. Understanding boys and the changes they go through as they approach and live through puberty can help. Parents can keep a better line of communication and foster…
 
We’re joined by health psychologist Dr. A. Janet Tomiyama this week to respond to a listener’s question about her child stress eating every afternoon after school. (And in these stressful times, this question feels more timely than ever!) What is stress eating, and how should we approach it as parents? We learn about Dr. Tomiyama’s research finding…
 
Ever feel like all you're doing is arguing with your teenager? Whether it's an eye roll, the exasperated tone, push back, or an actual argument, it's exhausting. Parents get frustrated and end up feeling guilty. But Laurie Warren has a different view of the situation which she's sharing with Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler. They discuss …
 
With scheduling changes, living in close quarters, loss of stability and routines as well as income, many families are struggling to deal with social isolation. Stress-relief coach and Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler shares strategies for managing stress and anxiety, dealing with social isolation with teenagers, and even how to find the …
 
Every parent wants their teenager to be happy and that means we want them to dream and to dream big. But what happens when life gets in the way? When they experience failure, bullying, or obstacles? How can we still connect with them and support them? How can we inspire them? Former NFL football player Marc Megna has been there. He was raised by a …
 
When teenagers struggle in school the effects ripple outward. Parents try to help their kids but often end up in power struggles, an argument or even someone being in tears. Rachel Gallows knows what that’s like. She struggled and almost failed year after year through elementary school but she made some changes and graduated as high school valedict…
 
Touched-up photos of thin, beautiful women and muscular, gorgeous men. Movies where sadness is met with a tub of ice cream. Living in a world that feels out of control. These are just a few of the societal factors that contribute to food addiction. But what exactly is food addiction? Does my craving for a bowl of ice cream, or a pint or half gallon…
 
We hear a lot of frustrated and worried parents commenting on the way teenagers aren't handling disappointment or failure well. When life gets frustrating kids are folding or melting down. Not being able to buy the gadget they want, not getting the grade they want, not making the cut for the team, not achieving 1st chair in orchestra or not getting…
 
Depression is a surprisingly common health concern in teens yet most parents don't understand depression or recognize the warning signs. Understanding depression in teenagers helps parents and other adults recognize when a problem may be forming and allows them to intervene early. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler discusses teen depression…
 
Parents struggle to do what's best for their kids and often wonder, "Am I parenting right?" There are many different parenting styles and many ways to implement them. Parents may feel varying degrees of success in attempting any of them. Plus, we all have bad days and wonder what those will do to our kids. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler…
 
Every parent wonders what their child is thinking. In today's climate we also wonder what is weighing on their hearts and what is feeding their anxiety. Today we'll get an inside look at the teenage mind from people who listen to them regularly. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler chats with Valerie Grison Alsop and Blanche Stora from Give U…
 
Eating healthy and losing weight are two popular New Year resolutions. However, achieving those goals is not easy. It can be difficult when we try to shift an entire family’s diet. Then there are the issues that come up when our teenager wants to lose weight. Fad diets and quick weight loss don’t last. More importantly, they can cause health issues…
 
Trying out for the theatre or a team. Being graded on a performance. Trying to make friends or ask someone out on a date. Teenagers face rejection and failure frequently and they may not have the skills to bounce back. It takes resilience which is something many teens and twenty somethings don’t have. Additionally, parents can actually hinder the p…
 
Work-life balance is a myth. It's not about balancing work and all the rest of life. Work is a part of life and to separate it like that is disingenuous to you and your potential, not to mention your family. Pushing for balance stops us from enjoying our lives and from achieving our potential. Most importantly, it’s hurting our children. Executive …
 
When teens are lethargic, unmotivated, or avoiding school work it makes parents crazy. We may try talking, taking away privileges, or even bribery to get them to do what they need to do. What they really need is motivation. Motivating teenagers can be sticky but tapping into their dreams can help. Adam Norse joins Mighty Parenting Podcast host Sand…
 
The New Year is right around the corner. This is the time where we either think about how much we despise resolutions or how we can succeed with our New Year resolution. Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler have different views on resolutions. On this episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast they share their different perspectives. They talk about what they …
 
Clinical social worker and PhD candidate Kyle Ganson joins us to discuss the role that fathers and other male caregivers can play in nurturing intuitive eating and positive body image in their kids. We cover what might prevent dads from being part of these conversations, and suggestions for how they can get engaged. Read the full show notes for thi…
 
Ask any parent and they'll tell you they want their child to be happy. When you dig deeper that turns out to mean we want them to experience joy, love, and peace. That's a tall order but emotion expert Jude Bijou has a blueprint for finding it. On today's Mighty Parenting podcast episode, Jude talks to host Sandy Fowler about the six main emotions …
 
Zoë and Leslie are solo on the podcast this week, responding to four questions asked by parents at a recent presentation. We cover family meals at restaurants, how to handle a family history of eating disorders, intuitive eating for kids with health concerns, and what to do when your kid will only eat bread and butter for dinner. Get our ABC Guide …
 
Tests impact our children's lives in many ways. From college admissions to scholarships to competitive high school placements, kids need to do well on exams to achieve their goals. Scoring well on standardized tests includes writing a good essay. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler shares tips from our sponsor Ecree on how our kids can study…
 
Parents want their kids to be happy and have a good college experience. However, sometimes they get in the way of that happening. College admissions counselor Gabriella Glancy talks to Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler about the ins and outs of running the college admissions gauntlet. Find out what kids can do during high school to help se…
 
Anti-diet dietitian and podcast host Christy Harrison joins us to shed light on why our culture is so obsessed with weight loss and/or wellness. We discuss why weight stigma which harms all of us is the result, and what it means to be truly anti-diet. Get our ABC Guide to Body-Positive Parenting. Read the full show notes for this episode.…
 
Human beings need to live in a culture of connection. We crave real connection; seeing people's faces, feeling human touch, and having conversations that leave us feeling heard and understood. Today's digital age is fast paced and superficial, leaving us feeling isolated and disconnected. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler talks to suicide …
 
When our child decides to go to college there are a million things to sort through and manage. On that list is getting admitted to a college that is a good fit for them. Part of the process is to write a college admissions essay. This is no easy feat! The admissions essay is a sticking point for many kids and the process drives parents crazy. Our s…
 
Researcher and HAES® advocate Ellen Pudney joins us to discuss her recent study on the connections between weight stigma and parental weight talk. We learn about her findings and how parents can use the research to consider how and what they are communicating to their children about weight. Get our ABC Guide to Body-Positive Parenting. Read the ful…
 
Peer pressure, emotional challenges, and personality development are a few of the hallmarks of the teenage years. The difficulties are easier to navigate and teens make better choices when they know who they are and what's truly important to them. Cathy Lander-Goldberg shares strategies for helping teens navigate this path. She talks to Mighty Pare…
 
In this episode, “the Toddler Whisperer” Dr. Tovah Klein shares how parents can plant seeds for a child’s lifelong success during the toddler years. She explains the “toddler paradox,” gives us insight into the toddler mind, and shares practical tips for feeding toddlers without power struggles. Get our ABC Guide to Body-Positive Parenting. Read th…
 
Parents want to give their child the option of going to college, and especially the college of their dreams. But do parents really understand financing college—the options, the lingo, and must-do items? There are many things to consider and many ways to cut costs or secure funding for your child. Sandy Fowler has a detailed discussion with college …
 
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