• 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

  • Becoming a Better Parent Through Self Care | Judy Davis Sandy Fowler | Episode 14

    Self-care is almost taboo in our society. These days no one bats an eye if you say you’re exhausted or stressed—it’s almost expected. The idea of taking time to take care of yourself or reduce that stress through self-care is almost laughable. The truth is that self-care is vital for us and for our teens. We need it in order to become a better parent, one who is patient and observant, who [...]

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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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  • Human Trafficking Happens Everywhere - Protect Your Teenager | Cathy Knauf | Episode 75

    Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal activities. Traffickers generate approximately $39 billion annually on the exploitation of children alone. This isn’t just happening in third-world countries, it includes teens from all 50 states and from families like yours. Join Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler as she interviews Cathy Knauf from the Southwest Michigan Human [...]

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