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  • Overcoming Obstacles to Success – What Parents of Teens Need to Know | Shannon Evans | Episode 24

    As parents, we want the best for our kids, and overcoming obstacles to success is so important in the teen years. In today’s culture, there is huge pressure to succeed and both parents and teens feel it. So what causes our kids to fail? What roadblocks could stop them? In today’s Mighty Parenting podcast, Sandy Fowler and Judy Davis find out what parents of teens need to know as they [...]

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    Emotional Eating - How It's Hijacking Our Families | Karen R Koenig | Episode 23

    Emotional eating has become a widespread problem and it’s one that affects parents and teens alike. We’ve watched stress levels rise in ourselves and in our teenagers, but along with that we have not really learned new ways to handle that stress or all the other feelings we experience on a daily basis. So what happens? We use food to deal with our emotions and get into a pattern of emotional [...]

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    Mighty Parenting Tackles: Are You Supporting Your Child? | Sandy Fowler and Judy Davis | Episode 22

    Parents first job is supporting your child. We want the best for their kids and that includes a secure job and a financially stable future. But, are you really supporting your child and their future? Culturally we’ve been taught that there is one path to that goal and we push our kids to follow it. But what happens when our child doesn’t feel it’s the right path for them? In that case, [...]

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    Parenting Problem - The Surprising Solution Might Be Time Management for Teens | Leslie Josel | Episode 21

    Parents deal with many problems; getting-out-the-door-in-the-morning struggles, arguments about when homework will get done, and you might have a child who is chronically late. It can be incredibly frustrating and exhausting to face a problem like time management for teens. What parents don't realize is that many of the struggles and battles they have with their teen stem from problems with time [...]

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    Positive Parental Involvement In Youth Sports | Janis B Meredith | Episode 20

    Youth sports touches the lives of millions of children and teens every day. Being part of a team, learning new skills, and improving health are all part of the positive impact. Unfortunately, well-intentioned parents can negate that positive impact. Parental involvement in youth sports can rob teens of the learning opportunities and the fun of playing sports, and it can even contribute to burnout.[...]

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    Mighty Parenting Tackles: What Parents Need To Know About 13 Reasons Why | Judy Davis Sandy Fowler | Episode 19

    There’s no doubt that 13 Reasons Why is controversial. Whether you love it, hate it, or are avoiding it, recognizing that it is part of our children’s world will help you manage their exposure and deal with any reactions. There’s a lot going on here and, since the first season hit, there has been a lot of controversy. Mighty Parenting Podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, have been [...]

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    Why Do Kids Bully – a Fresh Perspective on Preventing Bullying | Dr. Charlotte Reznick | Episode 18

    Why do kids bully? When bullying occurs, parents and schools take action and invoke discipline to end bullying. But what if there was a different path, a more effective way of handling things? What if we ask the question, why do kids bully, then use the answer to discover and deal with the root cause? On this episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast we get a fresh perspective on preventing [...]

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    Parenting Teens So They Can Launch | Dennis Trittin | Episode 17

    Parents dream about, or dread, the day their child moves out of the house. But are they ready? Will they pay their bills? Will they eat well? Have clean clothes? Make good decisions? Parenting our teens so they can launch can be a daunting task but it is essential to helping our kids succeed. Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler interview Dennis Trittin on the Mighty Parenting podcast to find out the [...]

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    What Parents Need to Know About Teen Friendships | Annie Fox | Episode 16

    From the time our children can share a toy, friendships take on a role in their lives. As our children become teenagers, that role grows and friends take on a central place. Those teen friendships are very different from the ones in preschool and there are things parents are wondering: What is happening? How can I help? How can I get them to be friends with the right kids? Judy Davis and Sandy [...]

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    Helping Our Teenager Deal With Loss | Mark Hundley | Episode 15

    How do our teenagers deal with loss? Your teen’s life is full of disappointment; losing a friend, getting a bad grade, not making the team, missing the shot, losing a job, having privileges taken away, losing an opportunity, and so much more. Parents may dismiss these as NO BIG DEAL but oftentimes kids don’t know how to handle loss and the grief that comes with it. Helping our teenager deal [...]

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