• Podcast

  • 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

  • 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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    Becoming a Better Parent Through Self Care | Judy Davis Sandy Fowler | Episode 14

    Self-care is almost taboo in our society. These days no one bats an eye if you say you’re exhausted or stressed—it’s almost expected. The idea of taking time to take care of yourself or reduce that stress through self-care is almost laughable. The truth is that self-care is vital for us and for our teens. We need it in order to become a better parent, one who is patient and observant, who [...]

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    Exhausted by Parenting Your Teen | Erin Leyba | Episode 13

    Parenting is the most wonderful and most exhausting job you will ever love, but why is it so tiring? Is there anything we can do to change that? How can you stop being exhausted by parenting your teen? Erin Leyba explores this situation with Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler. They dig into the reasons you are exhausted by parenting your teen while Erin shares tips for [...]

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    Talking To Your Teenager About Sex | Cath Hakanson | Episode 12

    If you are a parent who avoids talking to your teenager about sex, you are not alone. Most parents stop having these conversations when kids hit puberty, but kids really need them in their teen years and even into their twenties. But what do we need to discuss? How do you broach the subject? What do we do if we’re embarrassed? What if we don’t even understand the terminology they are using?[...]

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    Powerful Communication Techniques for Dealing With Difficult Family | Eric Maisel | Episode 11

    Parenting teens has never been an easy task and dealing with difficult family members makes it even more challenging. In today’s world, when your child struggles with stressors, triggers, ADHD, depression, anxiety, or something else, it becomes downright overwhelming. When family dynamics aren’t smooth, or extended family object to your choices, it only gets harder. Hosts Judy Davis and Sandy [...]

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    Mighty Parenting Tackles: Coping Strategies for Stress | Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler | Episode 10

    On today’s Mighty Parenting podcast, parenting experts and DASIUM co-founders, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler take us into the world of how to use healthy coping strategies for stress relief. Managing stress and anxiety is an ever-growing challenge for teens and twenty-somethings in today’s world, and many of them either don’t have the skills or are using unhealthy coping strategies for stress [...]

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    Build a Support System that Makes Parenting Your Teen Easier |Janice Case | Episode 9

    Parents need to build a support system during the teen and early adult years more than they do at any other time. Our kids are growing, facing new adventures and new obstacles. We have to find new ways to parent through the struggles, but this is a time when parents feel pushed away and left out. Principal and Educational consultant Janice Case joins Mighty Parenting podcast to help us explore the[...]

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