• 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

  • A Positive Vision for Kids with Disabilities | Genia Stephen | Episode 203

    We've heard a lot about inclusion recently as it pertains to race and ethnicity. But what about disabilities? What happens when we have kids with disabilities? Genia Stephen is a mom, an advocate, and she has a son with disabilities. Genia joins Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler to talk about community, school, home, expectations for our disabled kids and what it means for the [...]

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  • Solutions For Handling Chronic Pain And Anxiety | Dr. David Hanscom | Episode 77

    Many of our teenagers are dealing with chronic pain. Whether it’s a sport’s injury, illness, or other physical ailment, handling chronic pain can leave them frustrated, angry or depressed. Interestingly, emotional pain and physical pain both cause anxiety so, regardless of the origin of the pain, the same tools can be used to help decrease or alleviate the suffering our teens are enduring. [...]

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  • Parenting An Addicted Child Through Recovery | Kim Muench | Episode 84

    No parent dreams of parenting an addicted child. We dream of the joys of parenting and of seeing our child live an amazing life. But sometimes life throws us a curve ball and our teen or twenty-something becomes addicted. It can happen in so many ways but, no matter how it starts, the heartbreak is still there. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler talks with Kim Muench about how to parent an[...]

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