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Whether you're dealing with baby colic, your toddler's tantrums, your tween's moods, or your teen's college applications, Mighty Mommy has parenting tips to help make your family life easier and much more fun. As the mother of 8 kids, Cheryl Butler has seen it all - and survived. Follow Cheryl's practical advice and you too will be a Mighty Mommy!

Whether you're dealing with baby colic, your toddler's tantrums, your tween's moods, or your teen's college applications, Mighty Mommy has parenting tips to help make your family life easier and much more fun. As the mother of 8 kids, Cheryl Butler has seen it all - and survived. Follow Cheryl's practical advice and you too will be a Mighty Mommy!

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Whether you're dealing with baby colic, your toddler's tantrums, your tween's moods, or your teen's college applications, Mighty Mommy has parenting tips to help make your family life easier and much more fun. As the mother of 8 kids, Cheryl Butler has seen it all - and survived. Follow Cheryl's practical advice and you too will be a Mighty Mommy!

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Episodes

580 - "I'm Bored!"—9 Boredom-Busters for Any Age Group

5/17/2020
When it comes to frustrating things kids say, "I'm bored!" is the undisputed champ. Here are 9 age-appropriate ways to rise to the challenge when your kids complain that there's nothing fun to do. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/boredom-busters...

Duration:00:17:57

579 - 6 Science-Based Techniques to Help Stressed Out Kids

5/10/2020
Homework, peer pressure, worldly worries—it's a lot for a kid to process. When stress bears down, these six scientific techniques will help your child (and you!) cope. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/behavior/6-techniques-kids-stress...

Duration:00:13:58

578 - 4 Ways to Correct Toxic Parenting

5/3/2020
Toxic parenting can sneak into your family life before you realize it, especially in times of stress. If you see yourself in these examples of toxic parenting, here's how to turn it around fast. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links:...

Duration:00:16:11

577 - 5 Positive Ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalry

4/26/2020
It's a fact—where there's two or more children in a family, there's sibling rivalry. Try these 5 tips in your home, to encourage more kindness and less competition. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Mighty...

Duration:00:11:50

576 - How to Create Healthy Habits That Strengthen Your Family (Part 2)

4/19/2020
Today's family faces many challenges. By implementing some healthy habits you can strengthen family bonds and lay a strong foundation for your children's future. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Through the end of April, 2020, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for...

Duration:00:12:04

575 - How to Create Healthy Habits That Strengthen Your Family (Part 1)

4/12/2020
Building healthy habits can strengthen family bonds and lay a strong foundation for your children’s future. Here are some small steps to get you started. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/how-create-family-habits https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:14:14

574 - Book Recommendations for Busy Moms from Podcaster Zibby Owens

4/5/2020
Zibby Owens, the creator and host of the award-winning literary podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, joins Mighty Mommy to share some great titles and talk about why every busy parent should make time to read. To learn more about Zibby Owens, read the show notes. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links:...

Duration:00:17:09

573 - Working and Schooling at Home? Simplify Life with Family Routines

3/29/2020
A rock-solid routine is the key to keeping your family calm and thriving while everyone's at home. Here are 7 essential tips for making the most of it. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/work-school-home-routines https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:17:24

572 - Creative Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning When School is Closed

3/22/2020
Social distancing is challenging for families. Check out these fun and educational ways to enlighten your kids from the comfort and safety of home. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/school-age/education-social-distancing https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:19:15

571 - How to Curb Your Kid's Sneaky Behavior

3/15/2020
At some point, every child tests the waters with sneaky, manipulative behavior. How you respond can mean the difference between perpetuating it and nipping it in the bud. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/behavior/sneaky https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:13:29

570 - 8 Strategies for Dealing with a Defiant Child

3/7/2020
A defiant child can be a parent's nightmare! These strategies will help you handle situations with poise and patience, and even nip defiant behavior in the bud. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my family-friendly Pinterest boards. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:14:53

569 - How to Handle a Defiant Child—Advice from a Behavior Analyst

3/1/2020
Dr. Heather Maguire, Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D) and a credentialed school psychologist, joins Mighty Mommy to talk about how parents can motivate their children to behave. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/behavior/defiance/dr-heather-maguire | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest:...

Duration:00:29:39

568 - Perfect Families Don't Exist—How to Be Good Enough

2/23/2020
Perfectionism drains the joy out of parenting. These simple tips will help you embrace good-enough and accept your family just as it is—beautifully imperfect. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/family-time/perfectionism | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:16:50

567 - 7 Meaningful Ways to Build an Unbreakable Mother Daughter Relationship

2/15/2020
Mothers and daughters have an intense relationship that's often complex and sometimes challenging. These simple tools will help you strengthen the mother-daughter bond. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/mother-daughter-bond | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:18:20

566 - How to Raise a Respectful Child by Being a Respectful Parent

2/9/2020
Respectful children have respectful parents. These six simple strategies will help you build a culture of respect, cooperation, and safety in your home and family. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/raise-respectful-child | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:14:07

565 - 9 Creative Ways to Erase the Winter Blahs

2/2/2020
Do cold, gloomy winter days have your family on edge? Chase away the cabin fever with one of these fun, engaging activities. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/house-home/diy/outdoors/9-ways-winter-blahs | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:13:02

564 - Six Simple Stress-Busters for Busy Families

1/26/2020
No family is immune to stress. These stress-busters will help you slow down, relax, and enjoy family life once again. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/family-stress-busters | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:13:06

563 - Everyday Practices to Help Your Child Feel Safe in a Scary World

1/18/2020
The world can be a big, scary, unpredictable place for a child. These simple everyday practices will help your kids feel secure, safe, and loved. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/behavior/child-feel-safe | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:14:38

562 - 5 Popular Parenting Trends for 2020

1/12/2020
The world our children live in is always evolving. That means that we parents have to evolve, too. Here are five parenting trends to get you on your way. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/parenting-trends-2020 | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:14:29

561 - Easy Strategies to Help Your Family Succeed in 2020

1/5/2020
If setting New Year’s resolutions isn't your thing, focus on some of these alternative ideas to help your family thrive. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/house-home/family-strategies-2020 | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MightyMommy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMommy | Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mightymommyqdt/

Duration:00:11:55