• 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

  • 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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  • Tips For Financing College And Common FAFSA Mistakes | Ron Caruthers | Episode 97

    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 planning expert Ron Caruthers. They discuss [...]

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  • Emotional Eating - How It's Hijacking Our Families | Karen R Koenig | Episode 23

    Emotional eating has become a widespread problem and it’s one that affects parents and teens alike. We’ve watched stress levels rise in ourselves and in our teenagers, but along with that we have not really learned new ways to handle that stress or all the other feelings we experience on a daily basis. So what happens? We use food to deal with our emotions and get into a pattern of emotional [...]

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