• Mighty Parenting — Real Talk for Real Parents

    Parenting is the toughest job I ever loved. But, as my kids grew into teenagers, I was shocked at how many problems and how much pressure was created by things I had no experience with. Every choice in their teen and young adult years was magnified, for the good and the bad. Their entire lives were accelerated and they faced huge challenges from technology, social media, peer pressure, the push to excel, and the speed of life.

    I found out the tools and coping strategies I had were not enough for today’s world. When my child hit the wall, I went hunting for information, tools and techniques that could provide relief and really help her (and me)! I was surprised at how hard it was to find what I needed and knew I wasn’t alone in my search. That's why I host Mighty Parenting, so you can get the information you need and know you're not alone.

    Below are resources that can help you on your journey. Grab what you need and join me on the podcast and in our Facebook group! Remember, you got this!

  • How To Talk To Your Teen email series gives you tips and strategies that actually work. Learn how to open up the lines of communication with your child, communication that builds connection and strengthens bonds. 

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  • Weekly podcast episodes filled with real, raw and relevant talk about raising teens and parenting young adults in today's world. Available on your favorite podcast player app and on the link below.

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  • We all need support to raise our teens and parent our twenty-somethings. Connect with other parents, get your questions answered, find support and learn tips and strategies in a private Facebook group.

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  • Latest Podcast Episodes

  • 3 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress in Your Family | John Sovec | Episode 204

    The holidays are here and they can be fun, festive, and happy but also stressful, frustrating and sad. There can be a lot of pressure and endless to-do lists that rob us of the joy of the season. Fortunately there are ways to shift things to a more positive experience. Mighty Parenting host Sandy Fowler discusses these shifts with John Sovec. John lends insights into how we end up stressed and [...]

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  • Positive Parental Involvement In Youth Sports | Janis B Meredith | Episode 20

    Youth sports touches the lives of millions of children and teens every day. Being part of a team, learning new skills, and improving health are all part of the positive impact. Unfortunately, well-intentioned parents can negate that positive impact. Parental involvement in youth sports can rob teens of the learning opportunities and the fun of playing sports, and it can even contribute to burnout.[...]

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  • Rewiring Education - How Education Has Changed And Where It Needs To Go To Unlock Our Kids' Potential | John D Couch | Episode 54

    When it comes to raising teens, education is a large factor. Whether your child struggles or excels academically, there are things you need to know, including how education has changed. Apple’s first Vice President of Education, John D. Couch, shares his ideas on rewiring education with Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler. Apple recruited John to help them use technology [...]

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