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  • Podcast Episodes

  • Understanding Addiction In Teenagers: Risk, Prevention, and Treatment | Richard Capriola | Episode 165

    We hear a lot about drinking and drug usage in teens and twenty somethings but is it something to worry about with your child? And what if I KNOW my child has a problem? What do I do then? Richard Capriola joins Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler to discuss drinking, drugs, substance abuse and addiction in teenagers. He helps us understand how to support our kids and prevent substance [...]

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    Positive Body Image for Teens | Emily Lauren Dick | Episode 164

    There’s something that’s been an issue for women for years—body image. Very few women express being happy with their bodies. Some are okay with it or feel they have come to terms with it, but they aren’t happy with it. And it isn’t just a weight issue; skin tone, scarring, disabilities and many other things make women feel “less than” and unworthy. And these feelings leak into all [...]

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    Love Skills for a Stronger Relationship | Linda Carroll | Episode 163

    Strong love skills are essential for any relationship. We need them to create connection and strengthen our relationship with our teenager, and we need them to help our romantic relationship go the distance. And, one of the best ways we can help our children have a strong relationship in their adulthood is to model that now. With Valentine’s Day around the corner there’s no better time to [...]

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    Handling Challenging Behavior In Teenagers | Christine Abrahams | Episode 162

    Is your teenager intense? Handling challenging behavior in teenagers can leave parents floundering. We wonder how to help them, how to motivate them, and maybe contemplate whether any discipline will have an impact. Christine Abrahams understands this and helps parents learn how to develop a deep and loving relationship with the most intense child. She talks to Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy [...]

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    Supporting Anxious Children | Dr Samantha Ruth | Episode 161

    Our teens can lock themselves away in their rooms, loose their desire to participate or achieve, lose their zest for life, become angry or moody. They can experience panic attacks and anxiety. We see that behavior and start wondering what to do about it, how to fix our kid. And all of these behaviors or outward signs can come from emotional pain. Our kids often have to deal with emotional pain, [...]

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    Preventing Procrastination in Teens and College Students | Leslie Josel | Episode 160

    Procrastination in teens can cause problems for them and frustration for you. You clearly see what they need to do and can't understand why they aren't doing it. Maybe they look lazy or ambivalent. And procrastinating has real consequences. Nagging and pushing hasn't helped so what can you do? Expert Leslie Josel talks to Mighty Parenting host Sandy Fowler to help parents understand why teenagers [...]

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    What Do I Need to Know About Vaping for Teens? | Dr. Kandi L Walker | Episode 159

    Vaping is here and parents wonder what we need to know about vaping. What is it? Is it safe? Is it a real problem or is it not a big deal if our teens vape once in a while? Why are they doing it? What is the truth? Sandy Fowler interviews Dr. Kandi Walker to answer these questions and, most importantly, understand what our kids think about vaping, Juuling, and e-cigarettes. Dr. Walker has [...]

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    What Is the Enneagram and How Can It Help Me Parent My Teenager? | Ashlie Woods | Episode 158

    Parents wonder why teenagers do the things they do. When we struggle with them, it can leave us scratching our heads and wondering. Part of the reason is they may see the world differently than you do. We each have our own fears and beliefs that impact how we see things and how we react. Another issue may be your ability to  respond to a situation rather than fall into a reaction. Ashlie Woods [...]

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    Tips for New Year Resolutions for Moms and Teens | Sandy Fowler | Episode 157

    Are you using the New Year to get more of what you want from life? Do you wish both you and your teenager would be more successful with your resolutions? Sandy Fowler talks about New Year resolutions for moms and teens in this episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast. She shares a common problem her clients have faced when making resolutions and her solution to this problem. She talks about why we [...]

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    Lessons For My Daughter | Carmen Caterina | Episode 156

    Seeing our kids struggle is heart breaking for parents. In fact, it can be one of the hardest things for parents to do. It’s why they jump in where they shouldn’t and do more for their kids than is healthy. Parents want to protect their kids, to simply wave a magic wand to give them a perfectly wonderful life. While there isn’t a magic wand, there are important lessons that give kids a leg [...]

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