Stress and anxiety are on the rise in our society and teens are no exception. Combatting this problem means we need to focus on creating mental wellness in our teens, but what is that? What does mental wellness look like and how can we create it? Join expert Ann Douglas, along with Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler, as they discuss creating mental wellness in our teenagers and in ourselves.

Our Guest: Ann Douglas

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BONUS:. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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When raising teenagers, family friction is something that can pop up at the most inconvenient times. From eye rolls and door slamming to lies and shutting down, our teen's behavior can grate on us and our reactions can send them over the edge. Join Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler as they tackle the underlying causes of family friction and share tips on how to defuse it before it ruins your relationship with your teen.

Our Guests: Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

BONUS:. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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There are many issues that parents and teens struggle with and procrastination is one that can be a daily battle. It can be frustrating to parents to watch our kids waste time, create stress for themselves, or miss deadlines. This is also a time when we often feel we need to jump in and help. In this episode of the Mighty Parenting Podcast, hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler interview time management expert Leslie Josel to understand how procrastination affects our families and get parenting tips for ending procrastination once and for all.

Our Guest: Leslie Josel

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

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How to succeed with your New Year's resolution is the big question on everyone's mind at this time of year. Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler talk about New Year's resolutions - why resolutions fail, why resolutions work and what you can do to set yourself, and your teen, up for success.

Our Guest: Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

BONUS: Judy and Sandy share the "Why Game" and walk through how to use it to change your life. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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Making life better means understanding what’s working and what’s not so you can do more of what works and tweak what’s not working. The same is true with parenting so reflections on parenting is Judy and Sandy’s way of looking back to see what lessons they’ve learned this year and how it has affected their parenting. This real and honest look back over the last 10 months will inform and guide their path forward. They also invite you to share your own reflections and comments with them. They love to hear your stories and experiences and it will guide Mighty Parenting’s path forward into the New Year.

Our Guests: Judy Davisand Sandy Fowler

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

BONUS: Judy and Sandy discuss their changing holidays and how they are dealing with it. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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We all want our kids to succeed. Utilizing resources is an essential skill for them to do that, but this is a skill many of our kids have not mastered. Compounding that is their fear or nervousness around talking to the adults in their lives when they need to solve a problem. Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler talk to education experts Natalie Borrell and Alison Grant about how to empower your teenager by teaching them to recognize the resources around them. They dig into the true meaning of networking and share a simple method for teaching our teens to reach out and build relationships.

Our Guests: Natalie Borrell and Alison Grant

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

BONUS: Natalie and Alison discuss the need they saw and what happened as they coached teens. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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Parents everywhere are looking for a cure for exhaustion. That constant weariness catches us off guard because we expect to be tired when our children are babies, but we don't expect it to continue on into their teenage years. And we certainly didn’t expect our kids to be exhausted. Join Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler as they explore a fresh solution with Karen Brody. Karen will show us how we can stop feeling tired all time but also how to alleviate the exhaustion we may be feeling on a deeper level. All on this week’s Mighty Parenting podcast.

Our Guest: Karen Brody

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

BONUS: Karen Brody shares the story of how her sons came to use Yoga Nidra and the effect it had on their lives. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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Every parent needs the 411 on teens and dating. Whether your child is just getting ready to dip their toe in the water, they've been swimming for a while, or they’re sexually active, you'll want to be ready to talk to them and guide them. Mighty Parenting podcast hosts Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler talk to Mary Jo Rapini about understanding the current culture, what our kids really need from us, and more.

Our Guest: Mary Jo Rapini

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

Patreon BONUS: Mary Jo shares some insights on raising kids in today's culture and the profound but often-ignored impact on our boys. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting 

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Our kid's money failures and our retirement fail go hand-in-hand when we don't make good financial choices. Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler grill finance expert Lucas Casarez about what we should finance and what we should leave to our kids on the Mighty Parenting podcast.

Our Guest:  Lucas Casarez 

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

Patreon BONUS: Lucas shares 3 things every teen and twentysomething need to know. https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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Self-talk, self-love, and even self-care impact our self-esteem and ultimately our quality of life. Starting from when we are young, our confidence ties into our ability to love ourselves. This week on the Mighty Parenting podcast, expert Paula Galli talks with Judy Davis and Sandy Fowler about how to help your teen learn to feel good about who they are and how to empower them with the gift of self-love.

Our Guest: Paula Galli

Detailed Show Notes and Support at MightyParenting.com

Patreon BONUS: Paula tells us how her journey to self-love affects her parenting https://www.patreon.com/mightyparenting

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