• Fighting With Your Teenager | Laurie Warren | Episode 117

    Ever feel like all you're doing is fighting with your teenager? Whether it's an eye roll, the exasperated tone, push back, or an actual argument, it's exhausting. Parents get frustrated and end up feeling guilty. But Laurie Warren has a different view of the situation which she's sharing with Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler. They discuss the truth about fighting and how parents can [...]

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    Am I Parenting Right | Dr Steven Fonso | Episode 110

    Parents struggle to do what's best for their kids and often wonder, "Am I parenting right?" There are many different parenting styles and many ways to implement them. Parents may feel varying degrees of success in attempting any of them. Plus, we all have bad days or make a decision that's hard on our kids and we wonder what that will do to them. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler talks to[...]

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    Understanding And Managing Emotions To Create More Joy, Love, And Peace | Jude Bijou | Episode 103

    Ask any parent and they'll tell you they want their child to be happy. When you dig deeper that turns out to mean we want them to experience joy, love, and peace. That's a tall order but emotion expert Jude Bijou has a blueprint for finding it. On today's Mighty Parenting podcast episode, Jude talks to host Sandy Fowler about the six main emotions and how we can shift from feeling sadness, anger, [...]

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    Stress Relief Strategies For Better Holidays | Sandy Fowler | Episode 95

    Whether you mark the beginning of the holidays with Halloween or Thanksgiving, chances are you'll be feeling some stress about getting through the season. Finances, family, and packed calendars all add to holiday stress. Let Sandy Fowler show you a way out. In this episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast, Sandy shares insights and tips for managing the biggest stressors of Christmas and the [...]

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    Being Selfish Is Good For You And Your Teen | Dr Laura Dabney | Episode 94

    Have you ever caught yourself telling your teenager they are being selfish? It may be time you followed their lead. It turns out being selfish is good. Actually, it's essential if you're going to be a great parent. Find out why we need to be selfish, what that looks like, and how it can improve our parenting. Sandy Fowler interviews Dr. Laura Dabney to understand the nuances of selfishness and how[...]

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    How To Change Your Family With Intentional Parenting And Daddy Saturdays | Justin Batt | Episode 87

    A parent’s job includes teaching our children and sharing our values with them. But how do we do that, especially in our crazy, busy world? One helpful strategy is to create closer connection. However, the question remains, how do we do that? One of the answers includes intentional parenting. Justin Batt discovered this as he created Daddy Saturdays in his family. Now he joins Mighty Parenting [...]

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    Parenting An Addicted Child Through Recovery | Kim Muench | Episode 84

    No parent dreams of parenting an addicted child. We dream of the joys of parenting and of seeing our child live an amazing life. But sometimes life throws us a curve ball and our teen or twenty-something becomes addicted. It can happen in so many ways but, no matter how it starts, the heartbreak is still there. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler talks with Kim Muench about how to parent an[...]

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    Mighty Parenting Tackles The Stress-Free Family Vacation | Sandy Fowler | Episode 80

    Every parent dreams of a stress-free family vacation but frequently that’s not what we get. We encounter bickering children, surly teenagers, and melt downs. We deal with bad directions, no restaurants when you need them, and lost luggage. We can find ourselves frustrated and come home feeling like we need a vacation to recover from our vacation. While these are common issues, there are some [...]

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    How Letting Go Of Shoulds Helps In Building A Good Relationship With Your Teenager | Lisa Giruzzi | Episode 73

    Raising teenagers is challenging but building a better relationship with your teenager will help you parent them well through the teen and college years. Knowing how to communicate well with your teen and having appropriate expectations are 2 key ways to strengthen your relationship with your child. In this episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast, communication expert Lisa Giruzzi shows us how the[...]

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    When Kids Call The Shots We Can Have Bullied Parents | Sean Grover | Episode 72

    Are you struggling with your teen? Those daily tussles or the cold shoulder can be frustrating. But could it be that you're actually being bullied? Bullied parents are not something we think of, or discuss much, but it happens all the time. When kids call the shots, through defiance, pushing us away, or manipulating us, we can end up being bullied. If you find yourself feeling frustrated, walking [...]

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