Body image and your kids- an interview with Hillary McBride

In this episode Mandy talks with Hillary McBride about what it means to be a powerful woman, the complexities of shame, and how our body image can impact our kids.

 

Selected Links:

Hillary’s website 

Hillary’s Instagram

Hillary’s latest book

MOPS 

Music by: Phillip E Morris "Sunshine & Blue Skies" soundcloud.com/philipemorris & pema.bandcamp.com

 

Show Notes:

0:55 Introduction

3:59 Hillary and Mandy

4:45 How do we learn to love our body in this present moment

7:00 How does body image impact our kids

9:43 Two strongest influences on kids for body image (besides parents)

10:24 Difference between mothers and daughters vs. mothers and sons

12:08 Dad’s influence on body image

12:55 What does it mean to be a powerful woman

14:15 What creates power

16:00 Different kinds of power

17:12 The dance between my identity as a woman and as a mom

20:00 Make room for all of your identities

21:15 Working with people who’ve had spiritual trauma

22:30 How to deal with trauma stemming from a faith system

24:58 How to help people who are going through abuse or trauma

25:30 Complex trauma

26:23 What is the best advice you never got