• Mighty Parenting Q and A - Homework Help And Parenting For Independence | Episode 90

    It's Q and A day at Mighty Parenting. Sandy Fowler answers listeners questions including tips on homework help and parenting for independence. She's introducing our new sponsor, Ecree, the on-demand virtual writing tutor for students. They have great tips for parents as well as a product that can make homework time easier and aid your child in learning how to write well. Then Sandy tackles [...]

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    Building Resilience With Timeless Advice For Teenagers | Lisa Shumate | Episode 89

    Why is resilience the current parenting buzzword? Because our children must possess it in order to be independent and successfully move into adulthood. Unfortunately, our teens are lacking in resilience. But there are things parents can do to help. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler talks with Lisa Shumate about her timeless advice for teens that builds resilience. Lisa shares lessons [...]

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    Technology And Relationships Plus Smartphone Addiction  | Danny Kim | Episode 88

    Smartphones are supposed to make life better but how do we avoid smartphone addiction for ourselves and our teens? What about technology and relationships? Technology is a tool that has the power to enhance or hinder human connection so let's find out what to avoid and what to embrace. Expert Danny Kim talks to us about the effect of technology on our lives. He'll chat with Mighty Parenting [...]

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    Mighty Parenting Tackles Teen Suicide Prevention | Sandy Fowler and Judy Davis | Episode 86

    Even the thought of teen suicide is enough to make us want to bury our heads in the sand. But what if there was something you could do to help protect your child as well as others and reduce their risk of attempting suicide? Teen suicide rates are on the rise and we all need to work together to help our teens, tweens and twenty-somethings be safe. We know the fastest way to get in front of this [...]

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    Parenting An Addicted Child Through Recovery | Kim Muench | Episode 84

    No parent dreams of parenting an addicted child. We dream of the joys of parenting and of seeing our child live an amazing life. But sometimes life throws us a curve ball and our teen or twenty-something becomes addicted. It can happen in so many ways but, no matter how it starts, the heartbreak is still there. Mighty Parenting podcast host Sandy Fowler talks with Kim Muench about how to parent an[...]

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    What Every Parent Needs To Know About Teenagers Getting In Trouble With The Law | Elvin Gonzalez | Episode 83

    Kids getting in trouble with the law is a real issue across geographic, socio economic, and racial backgrounds. Our kids can end up in trouble for a variety of reasons. Elvin Gonzalez, Director of Family Division Administration for Berrien County Trial Court, talks to Mighty Parenting host Sandy Fowler, sharing insights, data, and tips. They'll uncover the most common reasons our teens get [...]

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    Mighty Parenting Tackles The Stress-Free Family Vacation | Sandy Fowler | Episode 80

    Every parent dreams of a stress-free family vacation but frequently that’s not what we get. We encounter bickering children, surly teenagers, and melt downs. We deal with bad directions, no restaurants when you need them, and lost luggage. We can find ourselves frustrated and come home feeling like we need a vacation to recover from our vacation. While these are common issues, there are some [...]

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    What Homeschooling Looks Like And How It May Help | Alison Morrow | Episode 79

    As parents become increasingly frustrated with problems in schools, behavior issues in our own children, special needs and other concerns, they are seeing more reasons to homeschool. But what is homeschooling really? Can it help your family? How can you know if it's a possibility if you don't know what homeschooling looks like? Host Sandy Fowler digs into these and many other questions and [...]

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    Teaching Teens About Money | Lacey Langford | Episode 78

    Find out the essential things every parent must know to teach teens about money plus what they need to know before moving out for college or a job. Money isn't an easy subject for many parents but if our kids don't understand money then life will happen and they won't be able to cope. They could ending up struggling, in debt, or possibly even depressed. Teaching teens about money doesn't have to [...]

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    Why Raising Boys Is Different | Janet Allison | Episode 76

    While every teen is an individual, generally our boys and girls are different. Raising boys is exciting and challenging, however, our culture is often geared more toward girls. From problems highlighted in the media to classroom expectations, our boys’ world has a feminine lean. Understanding what is happening and how our boys function is essential to their wellbeing. Janet Allison from Boys [...]

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