• Mighty Parenting

    Real, raw and relevant talk about raising teens and parenting young adults in today's world.

  • Real Talk for Real Parents

    Parenting is the toughest job we ever loved. But, as our kids grew into teenagers, we were shocked at how many problems and how much pressure was created by things we 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.

    We found out the tools and coping strategies we had were not enough for today’s world. When our kids hit the wall, we went hunting for information, tools and techniques that could provide relief and really help our kids (and us)! We were surprised at how hard it was to find what we needed and knew we weren’t alone in our search so we created Mighty Parenting.

    Below are resources that can help you on your journey. Grab what you need and join us on the podcast and on our Facebook group!

  • In this How To Talk To Your Teen email series learn not only how to open up the lines of communication with your child, but how to implement tips and strategies that actually work. 

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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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  • Do you wonder if there is an easier way to parent your teenager? Have you ever been concerned that your teen or young adult 's behavior is normal or indicative of something more? Get resources to help on your parenting journey.

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  • We all need support in raising our teens and parenting 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

  • Talking To Your Teenager About Sex | Cath Hakanson | Episode 12

    If you are a parent who avoids talking to your teenager about sex, you are not alone. Most parents stop having these conversations when kids hit puberty, but kids really need them in their teen years and even into their twenties. But what do we need to discuss? How do you broach the subject? What do we do if we’re embarrassed? What if we don’t even understand the terminology they are using?[...]

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  • Solutions For A Surely Teenager, Unmotivated Teenager, and Parental Burnout | Kanesha Baynard | Episode 142

    Are you living with a surly teenager? An unmotivated teenager? Feeling guilty because you don’t want to spend more time with your family? Months of living with the stress of a Covid lifestyle has taken a toll on families. Parents are frustrated, simply d-o-n-e and facing parental burnout. Even when we take the time to use our stress-relief strategies, it's often not enough. And the beginning of [...]

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  • Excelling At Average | Kristen Howerton | Episode 139

    There is so much pressure for families to achieve, to be the best in whatever we do. Kids face this in school, sports, and activities. Parents feel pressured to be perfect parents. But what if there isn’t one right way to raise kids? What if we opt out of the pressure to do it all perfectly? Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler has a conversation with Kristen Howerton about her concept of [...]

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