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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

  • Is Your Teen Acting Out In School Or Showing Anxiety About School? | Dr. Elaine Fogel Schneider | Episode 66

    Is your child acting out in school? Have they become disruptive or the class clown? Do they have anxiety about school? Are they seen as lazy, unmotivated, unfocused, or difficult? It may not be a behavior issue but rather that they have learning, communication, relationship, physical, sensory, or social differences. Dr. Elaine Fogel Schneider shows parents what to look for and how to handle this [...]

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    Preventing Dating Violence In Your Teenager's Life | Dr. Shalanda Moten | Episode 65

    We never think it will happen to our child but 1.5 million teens are the victim of physical violence from their dating partner each year - and even more are affected when you account for emotional, digital, and sexual violence. It’s scary to think of our child being stalked, bullied, controlled, or blackmailed, and it’s something most parents don’t even realize is happening inside of dating [...]

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    Mighty Parenting Tackles: Dealing With Your Teenager Or College Student This Summer | Episode 64

    Summer is a season with its own drummer and it presents fresh challenges for parents. New schedules and no routines can throw things out of whack and we’ve always had to get more hands on with our little ones. But now they’re growing up. Kids coming home from college or off from high school for the summer can mean more family time and fun or more stress and battles. The challenges are [...]

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    What Parents Need To Know About School Lockdowns | Nancy Kislin | Episode 63

    In the era of school lockdowns, parents are frightened and simply don't know what to do. Do active shooter drills in schools affect our teens? Should we talk to them about it? Even thinking about the possibility of an active shooter is so horrific that many of us shove the thought aside and ignore it. But our children can’t. They have to experience drills, see signs posted, and talk about the [...]

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    Applying The Lessons From The Athletic Field And Extra Curricular Activities To Academics And Life Success | Christian K. Buck | Episode 62

    Do you wish your child would be as motivated in academics as they are in sports or extra-curricular activities? Christian Buck, human performance consultant and author of The Sport of School: How to Help Student-Athletes Improve Their Grades for High School, College, and Beyond has found the secret to channeling the lessons learned on the field into your child’s academics. Join Mighty Parenting [...]

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    Is Your Family Protected From The Opioid Epidemic? | Jamie Nicole Dalton | Episode 61

    It’s all over the news that the US is experiencing an opioid crisis and parents need to know how to keep their kids safe. The opioid epidemic does not discriminate based on race, gender, socio-economic background, or geographic location. It affects teens and adults from all walks of life and hits unexpectedly. Join Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler for an inside look at Jamie Nicole Dalton's [...]

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    Insights Into Teen Financial Literacy And Finances For Families | Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz | Episode 60

    Parenting means teaching our teens many important skills, including financial literacy. It’s our job to make sure our kids know how to save money, spend responsibly, and stay out of debt. But, are they currently learning those skills? Do parents even have the skills ourselves to teach them? What can parents do to ensure their teens have a strong financial foundation? Mighty Parenting podcast [...]

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    The Formula For Raising Successful Children | Ronald F. Ferguson And Tatsha Robertson | Episode 59

    We all want our children to have a good life and wonder if there is a secret to raising successful children. Ronald F. Ferguson and Tatsha Robertson, authors of The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children, have answered that question with a resounding YES! Through hundreds of interviews and research from Harvard’s “How I Was Parented Project”, Ronald and Tatsha [...]

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    The Surprising Reason Your Kid Is Acting Defiant and Difficult | Bill Beausay | Episode 58

    Sometimes our teens act out. They can be difficult or defiant and this simply wears parents out. But if we can understand what’s at the root of this behavior then we can shift it. Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Sandy Fowler and Judy Davis interview national bestselling author and speaker Bill Beausay to discover the surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult. Bill will talk to us[...]

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    How Parents Of Teens Can Keep Their Romantic Relationship Healthy | Dr. Terri Orbuch | Episode 57

    When we have both a romantic relationship and kids it can create some interesting dynamics. How much physical contact should our kids see? Is it okay to argue in front of them? What if they’re around when you have a bad moment with your spouse? The good news is that relationship expert Dr. Terri Orbuch has been studying marriage, researching what works and what doesn’t, for almost 30 years. [...]

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