• 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

  • What Every Parent Needs To Know About Teenagers Getting In Trouble With The Law | Elvin Gonzalez | Episode 83

    Kids getting in trouble with the law is a real issue across geographic, socio economic, and racial backgrounds. Our kids can end up in trouble for a variety of reasons. Elvin Gonzalez, Director of Family Division Administration for Berrien County Trial Court, talks to Mighty Parenting host Sandy Fowler, sharing insights, data, and tips. They'll uncover the most common reasons our teens get [...]

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  • Embracing Neurodiversity In A Differently-Wired World | Debbie Reber | Episode 82

    Kids are all different; some teens are constantly moving, some have difficulty with loud noises, some see letters or numbers jumbled on the page, some are gifted, some struggle with slow processing and others have their own challenges. These kids are neurodiverse—their brains are differently wired and it impacts them, their families, friends, classmates and community. Neurodiversity encompasses [...]

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  • Teen Behavior: Punishment vs Discipline vs Problem Solving | Cindy Kaplan | Episode 31

    Part of a parent’s job is to teach our kids, model appropriate behavior, and instill character. But what’s the most effective way to shape teen behavior? On today’s Mighty Parenting podcast we are looking at punishment vs discipline vs problem solving. Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler get insights and information from family coach Cindy Kaplan on the true differences among these 3 options and [...]

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