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  • 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.

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  • Podcast Episodes

  • Teaching Teens About Money | Lacey Langford | Episode 78

    Find out the essential things every parent must know to teach teens about money plus what they need to know before moving out for college or a job. Money isn't an easy subject for many parents but if our kids don't understand money then life will happen and they won't be able to cope. They could ending up struggling, in debt, or possibly even depressed. Teaching teens about money doesn't have to [...]

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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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    Why Raising Boys Is Different | Janet Allison | Episode 76

    While every teen is an individual, generally our boys and girls are different. Raising boys is exciting and challenging, however, our culture is often geared more toward girls. From problems highlighted in the media to classroom expectations, our boys’ world has a feminine lean. Understanding what is happening and how our boys function is essential to their wellbeing. Janet Allison from Boys [...]

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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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    A Moment Of Insight On Raising Happy Healthy Kids | Suvrat Bhargave | Episode 74

    Parents want their children to be happy but what does that really require? What do we do when our kids are facing a difficult time, when they're asking the tough questions? Dr. Suvrat Bhargave found there are some fundamental questions we all have and the way we tend to answer them leaves us anxious and unhappy. He is talking to Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler about ‘a moment of [...]

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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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    What One Family's Experience With Wilderness Camp Can Teach Parents With A Struggling Teenager | Amie Carey | Episode 71

    When you have a struggling teenager and you've tried every parenting solution you can find only to have them not work, it can leave you devastated. It can also feel like you are all alone but other families are experiencing a similar situation. In fact, it's not hard to find parents at their wits end. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler is talking to Amie Carey, a mother who has been there.[...]

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    Teens And Social Media: How To Protect Your Teenager Online | Mandy Majors | Episode 70

    Parents worry about teens and social media. You probably wonder why they are so attached to it and why it causes so much anxiety. Actually, social media plays a role in teens lives in many ways, both good and bad.  So, whether you worry about social media and trafficking, social media and bullying or are simply wondering how to protect your teenager online, Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy [...]

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    Do It Scared: Overcoming Fear In Parenting And Life | Ruth Soukup | Episode 69

    Fear holds us back and stops us from living the life we want. But how does that work? Is all fear the same? How do we find courage? How do we teach our teens to overcome fear? Ruth Soukup, author of Do It Scared, joins Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler for a dynamic discussion of fear, it’s effect on our lives, overcoming fear in parenting and more. Find out the [...]

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