• Podcast

  • Tune in to weekly podcast episodes filled with real, raw, and relevant talk about raising teens and parenting young adults in today's world. Mighty Parenting is also available on your favorite podcast player app.

    If you have a topic you would like us to cover, or an expert that you believe would make a great guest, please email us at connect@mightyparenting.com.

  • Podcast Episodes

  • Studying For Standardized Tests | Sandy Fowler | Episode 102

    Tests impact our children's lives in many ways. From college admissions to scholarships to competitive high school placements, kids need to do well on exams to achieve their goals. Scoring well on standardized tests includes writing a good essay. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler shares tips from our sponsor Ecree on how our kids can study for the writing portion of standardized tests. [...]

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    Running The College Admissions Gauntlet | Gabrielle Glancy | Episode 101

    Parents want their kids to be happy and have a good college experience. However, parents sometimes get in the way of that happening. College admissions counselor Gabriella Glancy talks to Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler about the ins and outs of running the college admissions gauntlet. Find out what kids can do during high school to help set them up for a good college experience and how[...]

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    How To Cultivate A Culture Of Connection In The Digital Age | Anne Moss Rogers | Episode 100

    Human beings need to live in a culture of connection. We crave real connection; seeing people's faces, feeling human touch, and having conversations that leave us feeling heard and understood. Today's digital age is fast paced and superficial, leaving us feeling isolated and disconnected. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler talks to suicide prevention expert Anne Moss Rogers about how [...]

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    How To Write A Winning College Essay | Sandy Fowler | Episode 99

    When our child decides to go to college there are a million things to sort through and manage. On that list is getting admitted to a college that is a good fit for them. Part of the process is to write a college admissions essay. This is no easy feat! The admissions essay is a sticking point for many kids and the process drives parents crazy. Our sponsor, Ecree, has some tips to help make the [...]

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    Why Finding Your Authentic Self Is So Important For Teens | Cathy Lander-Goldberg | Episode 98

    Peer pressure, emotional challenges, and personality development are a few of the hallmarks of the teenage years. The difficulties are easier to navigate and teens make better choices when they know who they are and what's truly important to them. Cathy Lander-Goldberg shares strategies for helping teens navigate this path. She talks to Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler about finding your[...]

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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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    Building Essential Writing Skills With A Virtual Writing Tutor | Jamey Heit Cofounder of Ecree | Episode 96

    Writing skills are essential for success. Our kids need to write papers, apply for post-secondary schools and scholarships, and eventually hold a job. Ask a manager what their biggest employee problem is and they are likely to say their employees can't communicate. Today we're looking at what's happening with written communication. Our kids are lacking writing skills and we're wondering why that [...]

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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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    Teach Your Teenager Good Writing Skills Using The 5 Key Characteristics Of Good Writing

    We all know it’s important for our kids to have good writing skills. Writing essays is a skill that not only gets them better grades, it gets them into college, helps them earn scholarships and helps them land and keep a good job. Every job listing we look at these days says the candidate needs to have good writing skills. But how can parents teach their kids to write well? In this bonus [...]

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