• 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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    You love the interviews with experts and parents and yet you want more so come be part of Mighty Parenting Plus. I'm designing Mighty Parenting Plus to share more ideas, information, and support for parents and I'm inviting you to be a founding member. I'll start sharing some extras beginning in January then I'll be checking with you, the founding members, to find out what you need and tailor the program. You'll get to vote on things like the name and logo as well as what stays in the program, what leaves, and what gets added. And your $5/month subscription price will not go up when the program price increases. Jump right in and you'll start off with a private podcast player which has the weekly episode and then I'll be dropping other short audios. Sometimes it will be a sneak peek behind the scenes and other times it will be an outtake or audio clips from me where I answer questions, share thoughts, or whatever comes to mind. (This is the kind of thing you'll get to vote on!) So jump in now to hold your place for January and we'll get things hoping right at the new year!

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    There’s no doubt that 13 Reasons Why is controversial. Whether you love it, hate it, or are avoiding it, recognizing that it is part of our children’s world will help you manage their exposure and deal with any reactions. There’s a lot going on here and, since the first season hit, there has been a lot of controversy. Mighty Parenting Podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, have been [...]

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  • Talking To Your Teen Even When They Are Snarky | Deborah Ann Davis | Episode 182

    Believe it or not, our kids do love us and do still want to talk to us--even when the most common response to our questions is a put-upon sigh and an eye-roll. Even when just trying to start a conversation feels impossible. Mother and parenting life coach Deborah Ann Davis knows how that feels, and today joins Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler to discuss why our teens behave this way, [...]

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  • Utilizing Resources To Empower Your Teenager And College Student | Natalie Borrell and Alison Grant | Episode 48

    As our kids grow up, they’ll need to handle more situations, meet more challenges, and achieve more goals. This means they need to learn how to find and access the resources available to them. But how do they learn this skill? What is available? Mighty Parenting podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, talk to education experts Natalie Borrell and Alison Grant about how to empower your [...]

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