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  • Podcast Episodes

  • Should Your Teenager Explore A Career In Manufacturing? | Terry M Iverson | Episode 137

    Parents worry about their kids not being able to support themselves. It's frustrating and scary when your teenager isn't excited about college, when you can't afford college, or when attending college means your child will be saddled with debt. But there's an option that many families don't know about or don't really understand—manufacturing. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler has a [...]

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    Handling An Entitled Teenager | Sarah Rosensweet | Episode 136

    Do you have an entitled teenager? It may be an isolated incident at the mall or it may be an ongoing concern, but when we see our teenager showing signs of entitlement it can make us crazy. Parents can feel unappreciated, sad, angry, concerned or all of this and more. It can look like we have an ungrateful teenager who just expects things to be handed to them. How did they get this way? Did I do [...]

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    Emotional Support For Managing Food Allergies in Teenagers | Tamara Hubbard | Episode 135

    Managing food allergies is exhausting and emotionally draining. While parents of are the keepers of the box when it comes to their children's food, when that food can be life threatening it's terrifying. We often handle that fear through vigilance. However, the older kids get the more often they'll be away from us and the more food choices they'll make on their own. They need, and want, to take [...]

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    How Personal And Financial Self Care Can Set Your Teenager Up For Success | Christina Gatteri | Episode 134

    Say the word budget and watch people cringe. Why is that? Why are budgets so difficult? Why don’t we stick to them? And how can we help our kids stay out of debt while still living a good life? Certified financial planner Christina Gatteri joins Mighty Parenting Podcast host Sandy Fowler to help us understand personal and financial self care and how it impacts our lives. She shares insights [...]

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    We Are Power - Nonviolent Activism for Youth | Todd Hasak-Lowy | Episode 133

    Teenagers are labelled as difficult, rebellious, and out of control when often what they want is simply to make a difference in the world. Nonviolent activism is a tool they can use to harness power, effect change, and fight injustice. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler interviews Todd Hasak-Lowy about his book We Are Power. They will discuss nonviolent activism for youth to understand [...]

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    Resolving Differences | Jude Bijou | Episode 132

    When there’s conflict in the home, parents tend to say it’s because they have a difficult teenager. Arguments, eye rolling, tears, and the statements like, “You just don’t understand” or “You never listen” are frustrating. Parents feel like they’re walking on egg shells or always living with tension. They don’t know how to resolve the conflict. But what if you didn’t have to [...]

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    Discussing Grief | Martha Hunt Handler | Episode 131

    There are so many things we want our teenagers to learn, including good values and healthy living strategies. Open conversations can help with both of these. Popular media is a great spark for starting a conversation and gives our kids a safe space to talk about ideas. Martha Hunt Handler's book Winter of the Wolf, published by our sponsor Green Leaf Book Group, provides opportunities to discuss [...]

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    Mindfulness In Parenting | iBme | Episode 130

    We hear a lot about mindfulness these days. It seems like everywhere we turn someone is telling us to be mindful. But what does that really mean? Does mindfulness in parenting really work? How do we incorporate it into our busy lives? Today Corinne Coppola and Charisse Minerva Spencer from iBme (Inward Bound Mindfulness Education) will talk to Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler about [...]

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    How To Build Self-Confidence In Your Teenager | Dr. Melanie McNally | Episode 129

    We hear a lot about our children needing to be more resilient, better able to handle challenges and disappointments. One way a parent can help is to build self-confidence in your teenager. Self-confidence can help them take reasonable risks and reach for goals. It can change the way they see themselves and interact with the world. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler interviews Dr. Melanie [...]

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    How We Can Help | Sandy Fowler | Episode 128

    Today's show is very short and has 2 segments focused on what we can do to help others. The first segment is about one of our sponsors and how they help us make a difference and save lives. In the second, Sandy takes a look at what she's learned from the events of the last couple weeks. She shares her thoughts and plans for her parenting and for the podcast so we can work together to change our [...]

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