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What is FOMO and The Impact On Our Teens | Robin Axelrod Sabag | Episode 39

FOMO, fear of missing out, is creating stress and anxiety in our teens. Is this different from what we experienced growing up? Mighty Parenting hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, talk to therapist and author, Robin Axelrod Sabag to understand what's happening and the impact on our teens. Our Guest: Robin Sabag Detailed Show Notes: Visit MightyParentingPodcast.com. Support: Visit MightyParenting.com for tools, community, inspiration, and support for yourself. Visit...


Family and Money Matters | Patti Handy | Episode 38

Family and money matters can be a hot-button topic. Whether you are struggling with finances yourself or you need to teach your teen some money skills, you’ll get great information. Mighty Parenting podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, pick money expert Patti Handy’s brain to find out what we need to teach our teens, how to go about it, how to deal with allowance, and what to do if you don’t have good financial skills yourself. Our Guest: Patti Handy Detailed Show Notes: Visit...


How College Is Changing and What You Need for a Good First Job | Ryan Craig | Episode 37

College is changing, and a 4-year degree is no longer a guarantee of success. Ryan Craig joins Mighty Parenting hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, for an in-depth discussion on the new expectations, job hunting strategies, and decision-making process our kids are facing as they look for a good first job. Our Guest: Ryan Craig Detailed Show Notes: Visit MightyParentingPodcast.com. Support: Visit MightyParenting.com for tools, community, inspiration, and support for yourself.


Parenting Through Learning Disabilities, Behavior Problems, and Mental Health Challenges | Ann Douglas | Episode 36

We believe parents know their child best, which is confirmed by parenting expert Ann Douglas who tells us to follow our gut when we think something is awry with our child. On this week's episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler find out how to know what's wrong and how to parent through learning disabilities, behavior problems, and mental health challenges. They discuss the stress this creates for our kids and what happens to families when one person is...


Sleep Deprivation and Parenting A Tired Teenager | Frances Robbins | Episode 35

Sleep deprivation is something we expect when we have a newborn in the house, not a teenager. But teens are tired and so are their parents. Hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler discuss the problem of sleep deprivation and parenting a teenager along with the role anxiety plays in this situation. Our Guest: Frances Robbins Detailed Show Notes: Visit MightyParentingPodcast.com. Support: Visit MightyParenting.com for tools, community, inspiration, and support for yourself.


Connecting With Your Teenager Through the 5 Love Languages | Noel Meador | Episode 34

Parents sometimes find that connecting with your teenager becomes a real challenge. The 5 love languages are a beautiful way to meet this challenge and make your teen feel loved. Mighty Parenting podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, chat with Noel Meador to find out how the 5 love languages affect our family relationships. We’ll find out what happens to our teens when these needs aren’t met, as well as how we can satisfy our child’s longing to feel loved. Our Guest: Noel...


Mighty Parenting Tackles: A Simple Path to Suicide Prevention | Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler | Episode 33

Some issues can scare us and leave us feeling helpless. The rise in teen suicide rates can feel like that. But there are things we need to know and there are things we can do to help our kids and other kids in our lives. Suicide prevention is something that we can all participate in so Mighty Parenting podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler are having an honest discussion about suicide prevention. They’ll cover what’s happening as well as a simple path we can all follow to change the...


Society and Body Image and It's Impact On Our Kids | Dana Suchow | Episode 32

Are you worried about your teen? Hearing negative talk about their body or appearance? Body image and society has become a big problem and it’s even stopping our kids from trying things or grabbing ahold of opportunities—simply because they don’t think they look right. Mighty Parenting Podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, interview activist and educator Dana Suchow to find out why this is happening and what parents can do. Our Guest: Dana Suchow Detailed Show Notes: Visit...


Teen Behavior: Punishment vs Discipline vs Problem Solving | Cindy Kaplan | Episode 31

Is teen behavior making you crazy? Or do you worry about your relationship with your teen? There is an interesting dynamic at play during the teen years and when we teach, mold, and impose consequences on our teens, it can get tough. Mighty Parenting Podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler pick parent coach Cindy Kaplan’s brain about punishment vs discipline vs problem solving. They’re finding out what the real difference is, which one gets you more of what you want, and how you can use...


What Is A Math Mindset And How Might It Affect Your Family | Zoie Hoffman | Episode 30

Math can be a challenging subject for kids and their parents. But what’s really causing the problems? What effect can it have on your teen? Are there things you can do to turn this around? Mighty Parenting podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sand Fowler, interview Zoie Hoffman to find out what math mindset is, to uncover the truth about why kids struggle with math, and find out what parents can do about it. Our Guest: Zoie Hoffman From Our Sponsor DASIUM: Being able to handle our emotions in a...


How Mentally Strong Parents Raise Mentally Strong Kids | Amy Morin | Episode 29

Being resilient is one key to parenting because mentally strong parents raise mentally strong kids. Join Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler as they talk with the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do, Amy Morin. In this episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast, they will share tips and strategies for raising our teens to be strong and resilient. Our Guest: Amy Morin Tips & Info from our Sponsors: From DASIUM: Raising a teenager feels like a whole different world. If you are...


Finding The Work Life Balance For Parents | Judy Davis Sandy Fowler | Episode 28

Mighty Parenting podcast hosts, Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, ponder life balance for parents. Life, work, kids, marriage, they all pull at us but Judy and Sandy delve into how real people with busy lives can find work life balance for parents. Our Guests: Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler To learn more or connect with our guests, visit DASIUM.net From our Sponsor: From DASIUM: Unhealthy coping strategies can lead to increased stress and anxiety, addiction, depression, and even suicide. But the...


Marriage And Kids: Why It Matters | Dr Terri Orbuch | Episode 27

Marriage and parenting are both tough but marriage and kids together is the biggest challenge. It is also the biggest opportunity. Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler interview relationship expert Dr. Terri Orbuch to get the secret sauce for maximizing the joy in your marriage while raising great teens. Tune in to today's Mighty Parenting Podcast for tips on helping teens learn to have healthy relationships as well as scientifically backed information on what harms your marriage and how you can...


Learning 101: How Learning Styles Could Be Holding Your Child Back | Kimberly Kassner | Episode 26

Discover how learning styles and learning mindsets may be holding your child back. In this Mighty Parenting podcast episode, co-hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler talk with learning and education expert Kimberly Kassner. They'll be getting tips and strategies parents can use to support and help their teenagers and college students succeed while building their self-esteem. In Real Talk we are digging into yelling; what it really is, what it does to our kids and our relationships, and what you...


Parenting Power Struggles – Tired of Fighting with Your Teen? | Neil D. Brown | Episode 25

The teen years can be filled with challenges, including parenting power struggles. If you're tired of fighting with your teen, at the end of your rope, or just can't figure out how to get them to do what they need to do, listen to this episode of the Mighty Parenting podcast. Hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler interview Neil D. Brown to uncover how to end the parenting power struggle once and for all. Then, in Real Talk, Judy and Sandy give an inside look into their lives and the things that...


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 interview Shannon Evans about overcoming obstacles to success. Listen in to discover how your parenting style...


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 children, 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 eating. When parents try to stop their teenager’s emotional eating it can lead to a power struggle....


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

Show Notes: Parents want the best for their kids and that includes a secure job and a financially stable future. But, are you supporting your child’s 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, parental expectations can put incredible pressure on our kids, causing stress, anxiety, family discord, and maybe even depression. No parent wants...


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 parenting problem like this. What parents don't realize is that many of the struggles and battles they have with their teen stem from problems with time management. Time management for teens is a life skill that affects all areas of a child’s life—and the...


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

Youth sports touch 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. Tune in as Mighty Parenting Podcast hosts Sandy Fowler and Judy Davis interview Janice Meredith...