Focus on Parenting Podcast

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 Oct 19, 2019

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Christian mom or dad, could you use some encouragement and support? Put your ear buds in for this Christian parenting podcast and get practical, faith-based inspiration through all stages of parenting — raising toddlers, navigating the school-age years, preparing for puberty, and seeing your teen soar with confidence. Hosted by Danny Huerta, in every 8 to 15 minute episode, you’ll hear parenting experts share Biblical truths, effective parenting techniques, and useful resources that will help you feel equipped as a mom or dad in today’s culture.

Episode Date
When Your Child Cries
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When your son or daughter is young, it's common for him or her to cry a lot. But the tears are typically pointing to something deeper. John and Danny offer some helpful tips for talking to your kids about their true feelings. Featuring Josh and Christi Straub. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Josh and Christi Straub's book: "What Am I Feeling?" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-26?refcd=1163103 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-your-child-cries/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Oct 26, 2021
"I Can't Do This!"
757
Raising kids is an exhausting journey. At times, you might even think to yourself, "I can't do this!" If you feel that way today, you are not alone. John and Danny will offer ideas for staying encouraged, even when you're exhausted as a parent. Featuring Heidi St. John. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Heidi St. John's book "Becoming MomStrong" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-21?refcd=1159303 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/i-cant-do-this/‎#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Oct 21, 2021
Seeing Yourself as a Warrior
590
There are many overwhelming moments in your parenting. Even when it feels challenging, one of the best gifts you can give your child is to pray he or she will follow God. John and Danny encourage you to keep being a godly influence for your kids, even when it's hard. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Heidi St. John's book "Becoming MomStrong" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-21?refcd=1159303 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/seeing-yourself-as-a-warrior/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Oct 19, 2021
Breaking Patterns of Dysfunctional Parenting
775
We all make mistakes as parents. But what do you do when a series of mistakes becomes an unhealthy pattern? The fact is, healing can take a long time. John and Danny describe how reconciliation is a process when you're trying to overcome the damage done by negative patterns. Featuring guest Mike Berry. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Mike Berry's book "Winning the Heart of Your Child" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-12?refcd=1154801 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/breaking-patterns-of-dysfunctional-parenting/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Oct 14, 2021
The Root of the Behavior
557
You ask your child to do something, but instead of hearing "yes, Mom" or "yes, Dad," you get a negative response. Sound familiar? John and Danny explain why bad behavior is typically rooted in something much deeper that's going on in your child. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Mike Berry's book "Winning the Heart of Your Child" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-12?refcd=1154801 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-root-of-the-behavior/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Oct 12, 2021
Truly Providing for Your Family
676
You want to provide for your kids' needs, but at the end of the day, what your child really wants is quality time with you. John and Danny share how they struggled to balance work with kids, and how they learned to make time for their families. Featuring guests Matt and Lisa Jacobson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "100 Ways to Love Your Son" or the book "100 Ways to Love Your Daughter" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-07?refcd=1151302 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/truly-providing-for-your-family/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Oct 07, 2021
Training for Adulthood
666
"Clean you room." "Do the dishes." "Don't punch your brother!" These are basic parenting instructions. But what do you do when your child isn't listening? John and Danny explain how big changes in your child's behavior start by focusing on one area at a time. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Cynthia Tobias' book "You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded)" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-08-12?refcd=1151802 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/training-for-adulthood/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Oct 05, 2021
The Reason Behind the Emotions
690
An angry outburst! Sudden crying! Irrational behavior! Do these sound familiar? Many times, when your child has an outburst, there's usually a deeper reason under the surface. John and Danny discuss how to affirm your child when he or she is struggling emotionally. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the children's book "What Am I Feeling?" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-02?refcd=1146803 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-reason-behind-the-emotions/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 30, 2021
A Safe Place for Feelings
532
When your son or daughter is feeling down, where does he or she turn to for help? As a parent, it's good to give your child a safe place to express his or her emotions. John and Danny give some tips for helping your kids work through their feelings. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the children's book "What Am I Feeling?" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-02?refcd=1146803 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-safe-place-for-feelings/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 28, 2021
Encouraging Spiritual Growth in Your Kids
773
Spending time with God can be difficult when your kids require so much attention. John and Danny offer some ideas for how to spend time with the Lord amidst the busyness of parenting. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Heidi St. John's book "Becoming MomStrong" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-21?refcd=1143802 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/encouraging-spiritual-growth-in-your-kids/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 23, 2021
You Don't Have to Get It All Right
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As a parent, there are times when we all mess up. But the good news is that God's grace is there to pick us back up again, even when we fall. John and Danny share how God will meet us, even in our low moments as a parent. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Heidi St. John's book "Becoming MomStrong" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-21?refcd=1143802 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/you-dont-have-to-get-it-all-right/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 21, 2021
Choosing Thankfulness, Even When It's Hard
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When you have a great day, being thankful is easy. But what about when you have a bad day? John and Danny discuss how families can still be grateful, even during difficult circumstances. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Tricia Goyer's book "The Grumble-Free Year" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-22?refcd=1142304 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/choosing-thankfulness-even-when-its-hard/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 16, 2021
Handling Crazy Situations With Joy
574
When your plans fall apart, it can be very overwhelming. But what if a moment gone awry with your kids actually turned into a fun and lasting memory? Danny and John offer a healthy perspective for responding well, even when your plans don't work out. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Tricia Goyer's book "The Grumble-Free Year" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-22?refcd=1142304 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/handling-crazy-situations-with-joy/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 14, 2021
The Gift of a Strong-Will
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Let's be honest, there are moments when your strong-willed child is difficult to get along with. What do you do in those situations? John and Danny give some ideas for how to talk with your strong-willed son or daughter, even when it's hard. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Cynthia Tobias' book "You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded)" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-08-12?refcd=1140101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-gift-of-a-strong-will/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 09, 2021
Respecting a Child With a Strong Will
601
Raising a strong-willed son or daughter is not easy. Sometimes, getting him or her to comply with your requests can feel like trying to tame a wild beast. John and Danny provide a dose of hope to parents who feel overwhelmed by their strong-willed child. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Cynthia Tobias' book "You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded)" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-08-12?refcd=1140101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/respecting-a-child-with-a-strong-will/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 07, 2021
Making Your Kids Feel Safe
775
It's important for your kids to have a safe place to express their emotions. What better place to start than at your home? John and Danny offer some helpful tools for connecting emotionally with your kids. Featuring Josh and Christi Straub. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Josh and Christi Straub's children's book "What Am I Feeling?" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-02?refcd=1139805 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/making-your-kids-feel-safe/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Sep 02, 2021
It's Not Too Late for a Miracle
618
Every parent faces challenges, but what do you do when a situation seems hopeless? Even if it feels dark today, please know, your story is not over. John and Danny give some encouragement to parents who feel weighed down by hard circumstances. Featuring Amber Lisa and Wendy Speake. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1135002 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/its-not-too-late-for-a-miracle/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 31, 2021
Fight for a Better Future
678
What do you see when you look back on your family history? For some, there are beautiful memories, but for others, it's a history of brokenness. No matter what your story is, John and Danny will encourage you that God can help you live out a better future. Featuring Elizabeth Oates. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Elizabeth Oates' book "Mending Broken Branches" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-27?refcd=1132601 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/fight-for-a-better-future/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 26, 2021
Moving on From a Difficult Past
642
Even if you've come from a difficult family situation, God can still redeem your story. The key is never trying to heal on your own. John and Danny explain why counseling can help in overcoming a painful family past. Featuring Elizabeth Oates. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Elizabeth Oates' book "Mending Broken Branches" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-27?refcd=1132601 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/moving-on-from-a-difficult-past/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 24, 2021
Praising God as a Family
594
When life is busy, it's vitally important to remind yourself of God's goodness. But doing so isn't always easy in the midst of parenting. John and Danny discuss people who've inspired them to trust God amidst the big task of raising kids. Featuring Tricia Goyer. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Tricia Goyer's book "The Grumble-Free Year" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-22?refcd=1127203 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/praising-god-as-a-family/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 19, 2021
The Difference Between Honesty & Complaining
693
Just like poison is to your body, complaining is toxic for your home environment. But if you'll deal with it, your home can experience a new sense of peace. John and Danny offer some ideas for how to practice thankfulness in your home. Featuring Tricia Goyer. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Tricia Goyer's book "The Grumble-Free Year" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-22?refcd=1127203 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-difference-between-honesty-and-complaining/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 17, 2021
When You Have a Strong-Willed Child
667
Every child has a unique, God-given personality. But what do you do when your son or daughter is always determined to get his or her way? John and Danny give some hope to parents with a strong-willed son or daughter. Featuring guest Cynthia Tobias. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Cynthia Tobias' book "You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded)" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-08-12?refcd=1123803 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-you-have-a-strong-willed-child/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 12, 2021
Being Present During Difficult Times
633
When your child is hurting, it's easy to ask yourself, "do I have the right words to say?" The truth is, just being there for your son or daughter can make a huge difference. John and Danny provide encouragement to parents with a hurting child. Featuring Michele Howe. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "There's a Reason They Call It GRANDparenting" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-06-15?refcd=1123303 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/being-present-during-difficult-times/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 10, 2021
When Multitasking is Too Much
543
Activities with your children can be fun, but also very exhausting! What do you do when all the things you'd planned become too much to handle? John and Danny offer some ideas for lightening your schedule. Featuring Amber Lia and Wendy Speake. Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1123406 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-multitasking-is-too-much/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 05, 2021
Healthy Coping for Stressful Times
538
Stress is part of parenting, but how do you cope with it when you're completely overwhelmed? John and Danny share about how they've learned to rely on God's strength during stressful moments. Featuring Amber Lia and Wendy Speake. Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1123406 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/healthy-coping-for-stressful-times/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Aug 03, 2021
How the Gospel Heals Parental Wounds
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In the Bible, God is compared to a loving father. But, if a person didn't have a good father in the home, he or she might turn away from the Lord. John and Danny offer hope to parents who have a child who's far from God. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Elizabeth Oates' book "Mending Broken Branches" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-27?refcd=1120102 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/how-the-gospel-heals-parental-wounds/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jul 29, 2021
Overcoming a Parents' Divorce
666
All of us have baggage from our family of origin. But with God's help, we can overcome a painful past. John and Danny give hope to those who come from a divorced family. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Elizabeth Oates' book "Mending Broken Branches" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-27?refcd=1120102 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/overcoming-a-parents-divorce/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jul 27, 2021
Teaching Your Kids Not to Complain
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The truth is, getting your children to be thankful is easier said than done. It doesn't come naturally, but it's possible. John and Danny offer some ideas for helping your kids to practice thankfulness. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Tricia Goyer's book "The Grumble-Free Year" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-22?refcd=1114101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/teaching-your-kids-not-to-complain/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jul 22, 2021
Ways to Pray for Your Daughter
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One of the greatest blessings as a parent with a daughter is to pray for her. But a big question is, "How do I pray?" John and Danny offer some practical ways to pray for the girl in your home. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Teri Lynne Underwood's book "Praying for Girls" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-25?refcd=1113806 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/ways-to-pray-for-your-daughter/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jul 20, 2021
When Your Child Moves Away
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Seeing your child leave home is one of the biggest and sometimes hardest transitions you'll make as a parent. John and Danny willl provide some tips for making that transition well. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "There's a Reason They Call It GRANDparenting" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-06-15?refcd=1112106 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-your-child-moves-away/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jul 15, 2021
Giving Appropriate Affirmation
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Encouraging your child is a wonderful thing, but how do you do it when you need to confront him or her? John and Danny offer some tips for responding well when your child disappoints you. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "There's a Reason They Call It GRANDparenting" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-06-15?refcd=1112106 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/giving-appropriate-affirmation/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jul 13, 2021
When You're Exhausted as a Parent
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How can parents keep it together when they feel so tired? Danny and John give some encouragement to exhausted moms and dads. Featuring Amber Lea and Wendy Speake. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions For Gentle Biblical Responses" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1111409 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-youre-exhausted-as-a-parent/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jul 08, 2021
Consider it Pure Joy
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As a parent it's easy to feel tired by the constant demands of raising kids. John and Danny offer some hope to exhausted parents. Featuring Amber Lea and Wendy Speake. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1111409 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/other/consider-it-pure-joy/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jul 06, 2021
Encouraging Healthy Learning Habits
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It's easy to celebrate your kid when he or she makes a good grade, but what about when he or she perseveres through something difficult? John and Danny offer some thoughts on how to encourage your children when they show resilience. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1107903 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/encouraging-healthy-learning-habits/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jul 01, 2021
The Problem with 'Do Your Best'
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Instructing your kids is part of parenting, but teaching them takes time. John and Danny discuss how to have a healthy perspective when training your kids to learn life lessons. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1107903 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-problem-with-do-your-best/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jun 29, 2021
Bringing Your Parenting Fears to God
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John and Danny offer advice to parents who are afraid of missing a hidden problem in their child's life. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Praying for Girls" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-25?refcd=1103901 Get more resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/bringing-your-parenting-fears-to-god/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jun 24, 2021
Is Your Child Overscheduled?
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Today, many children are overscheduled and exhausted. John and Danny describe why downtime is so important for your kids. Featuring guest Teri Lynne Underwood. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Teri Lynne Underwood's book "Praying for Girls" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-25?refcd=1103901 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/is-your-child-overscheduled/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jun 22, 2021
Parents and Grandparents: Tips for Communication
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Grandparents can play a significant role in their grandchild's life by offering their unconditional love. John and Danny list topics for grandparents and parents to discuss to prevent misunderstandings. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "There's a Reason the Call it GRANDparenting" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-06-15?refcd=1101201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/parents-and-grandparents-tips-for-communication/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jun 17, 2021
Managing Expectations for Grandparents
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It can be painful if your parents aren't involved in your kids' lives. John and Danny offer encouragement to parents who feel like their kids are missing out. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "There's a Reason They Call It GRANDparenting" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-06-15?refcd=1101201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/managing-expectations-for-grandparents/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jun 15, 2021
God Has a Plan for Your Strong-Willed Child
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If you're parenting a strong-willed child, you know there are unique challenges that come with their bold opinions and emotions. John and Danny give an overview of principles for parenting strong-willed children. Featuring Wendy Speake and Amber Lia. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parent's Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1100002 Get more resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/god-has-a-plan-for-your-strong-willed-child/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jun 10, 2021
Renewing Your Mind During Parenting Challenges
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John and Danny offer help for parents who are exhausted by strong-willed children. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Amber Lia and Wendy Speake's book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1100002 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/renewing-your-mind-during-parenting-challenges/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jun 08, 2021
Helping Your Child Find Freedom from Perfectionism
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Many unhealthy behaviors are easy to spot. But it may be harder to tell if your child is struggling with unhealthy perfectionism. John and Danny describe perfectionist tendencies in teens and offer advice for overcoming unhealthy thought patterns. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1100101 Get more resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-child-find-freedom-from-perfectionism/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jun 03, 2021
What's Driving Your Teen's Behavior?
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It's typical for teenagers to experience ups and downs. But if your child continues to be withdrawn or angry, consider what's under the surface. John and Danny describe root fears that can cause teens to act out. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1100101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/whats-driving-your-teens-behavior/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Jun 01, 2021
Encouragement for Couples Facing Infertility
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Infertility can be such a painful, isolating experience. John and Danny offer advice to couples who long for children. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Praying for Girls" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-25?refcd=1097201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/encouragement-for-couples-facing-infertility/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 27, 2021
Is Prayer Your Last Priority?
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Corrie ten Boom once asked, "Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?" John and Danny describe key prayers to pray for your kids. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Praying for Girls" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-25?refcd=1097201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/is-prayer-your-last-priority/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 25, 2021
A Short Guide to 'The Talk'
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You are the best person to teach your child important truths about God's design for sexuality. John and Danny offer encouragement to parents who are anxious about having 'the talk.' Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the Launch Into the Teen Years Kit with your donation of any amount: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1092404 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-short-guide-to-the-talk/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 20, 2021
Sharing God's Vision for Sexuality
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John and Danny offer practical advice for teaching your child a Biblical view of sexuality. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the Launch Into the Teen Years Kit with your donation of any amount: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1092404 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/sharing-gods-vision-for-sexuality/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 18, 2021
The Power of a Gentle Answer
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It can be really difficult not to react in anger when your kids repeat frustrating behaviors. John and Danny offer a helpful perspective on whining and complaining. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Emotional Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1090204 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-power-of-a-gentle-answer/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 13, 2021
Identifying Triggers in Parenting
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John and Danny offer advice to help parents discover the root cause of their anger. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Triggers" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1090204 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/identifying-triggers-in-parenting/ If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
May 11, 2021
Is it Your Job to Make Your Child Happy?
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Parenting is a marathon, and it's helpful to keep the end goal in mind: you're preparing your kids for adulthood. John and Danny discuss the dangers of believing your primary job is to make your child happy. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" with your donation of any amount!: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1086203 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/is-it-your-job-to-make-your-child-happy/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
May 06, 2021
Should You Tell Kids They're Special?
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John and Danny discuss the importance of giving your kids both encouragement and honest feedback, and in finding a middle ground between them. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1086203 Get more resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/should-you-tell-kids-theyre-special/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 04, 2021
Getting a Handle On Godly Discipline
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There's so much conflicting advice on the internet about correcting your child's misbehavior – but what does the Bible teach about godly discipline? John and Danny offer practical, Bible-based advice. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1084201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/getting-a-handle-on-godly-discipline/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Apr 29, 2021
It's Not Too Early to Teach Your Kids About God
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If you're a mom or a dad, you're the best person to show your kids that following God is more than going to church on Sunday mornings. John and Danny describe how to encourage your child's faith from an early age. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1084201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/its-not-too-early-to-teach-your-kids-about-god/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Apr 27, 2021
Bringing Up Girls with a Healthy Identity
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During the teen years, girls need their parents' affirmation more than ever. John and Danny discuss how dads can encourage their daughters and help them develop a healthy identity. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Today's Featured Resource, "Launch into the Teen Years Kit": https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1081506 Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/bringing-up-girls-with-a-healthy-identity/ If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Apr 22, 2021
Helping Pre-Teens Understand Their Emotions
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It's normal for pre-teens to start experiencing more intense feelings or for their self-confidence to take a nosedive. John and Danny discuss how to help your teen navigate mood swings and emotional changes. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the resource, "Kit: Launch into the Teen Years": https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit/#refcd=1081506 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/?https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-pre-teens-understand-their-emotions/#featured-resource-CTA If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Apr 20, 2021
Evangelism Opportunities for Kids
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If you look for them, you can find opportunities to share the gospel every day. John and Danny discuss how to pass an evangelistic mindset on to your kids. Get the book "Love Where You Live" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-03-16?refcd=1080512 Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/evangelism-opportunities-for-kids/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
Apr 15, 2021
Involving Your Kids in Church and Ministry
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It can be discouraging when your child acts uninterested in Sunday worship or church activities. John and Danny offer practical advice for involving kids of all ages in church and ministry. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Love Where You Live" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-03-16?refcd=1080512 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/involving-your-kids-in-church-and-ministry/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Apr 13, 2021
Simple, Effective Behavior Interventions
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John and Danny discuss a simple method of enforcing your parenting rules that doesn't require repeating yourself. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1076101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/simple-effective-behavior-interventions/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Apr 08, 2021
Raising Independent Kids
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You kids may just be more capable than you think! John and Danny discuss how parents can fight the urge to be controlling. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1076101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/raising-independent-kids/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Apr 06, 2021
Developing Confidence On and Off the Field
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Less than one percent of little league players make it to the major leagues. But even if your child doesn't become a professional athlete, playing sports is a valuable learning opportunity. John and Danny offer tips for helping your child gain confidence. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1072913 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/developing-confidence-on-and-off-the-field/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Apr 01, 2021
Pick Your Battles With Teens
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On this episode of the Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast, John and Danny describe why teenage rebellion isn't always a bad thing. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1072913 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/pick-your-battles-with-teens/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 30, 2021
God's Good Design for Sex
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Hollywood has distorted the meaning of sex. It's crucial to teach your kids God's design for sexuality. John and Danny highlight important talking points for parents. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get our "Launch Into the Teen Years" Kit: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1070603 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/gods-good-design-for-sex/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 25, 2021
Navigating Friendships in Middle School and Beyond
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The saying goes, "If you want a good friend, be a good friend." John and Danny offer practical advice to help teens become contributors in relationships. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get our "Launch Into the Teen Years" Kit: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1070603 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/navigating-friendships-in-middle-school-and-beyond/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 23, 2021
Prepare Your Kids for Spiritual Battles
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The Christian life is not free from hardship. John and Danny describe how to talk to your kids about difficult circumstances. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Shauna Pilgreen's book "Love Where You Live" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-03-16?refcd=1068302 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/prepare-your-kids-for-spiritual-battles/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 18, 2021
When You're Called to Stay
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God sends some to other countries to share the gospel, but he calls many to minister in their own backyard. John and Danny offer practical advice to help your family become mission-minded wherever you live. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Shauna Pilgreen's book "Love Where You Live" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-03-16?refcd=1068302 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-youre-called-to-stay/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 16, 2021
Trusting God in a High-Risk Pregnancy
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It's normal to be anxious if you're facing a high-risk pregnancy. John and Danny offer advice for coming alongside friends struggling with fear. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Suzanne Gosselin's book "Expectant Parents" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-14?refcd=1065402 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/trusting-god-in-a-high-risk-pregnancy/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 11, 2021
The Spiritual Benefits of Parenting
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Parenting can stretch you spiritually and cause you to rely on God. John and Danny discuss some of the hidden benefits of having children. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Suzanne Gosselin's book "Expectant Parents" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-14?refcd=1065402 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-spiritual-benefits-of-parenting/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 09, 2021
Is Virtue Caught or Taught?
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Virtues like kindness and respect are often better caught than taught. John and Danny discuss how to model important virtues for your children. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1064101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/is-virtue-caught-or-taught/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 04, 2021
Communicating Love at Every Age and Stage
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Hearing the words "I love you" regularly can make all the difference in a child's life. John and Danny offer practical tips for helping your child feel loved at any age. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1064101 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/communicating-love-at-every-age-and-stage/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Mar 02, 2021
Speaking the Truth in Love to Teens
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Your words can strengthen your long-term relationship with your teen or push them away. John and Danny offer advice on correcting teens in love. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the "Launch Into the Teen Years Kit": https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1060302 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/speaking-the-truth-in-love-to-teens/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 25, 2021
Helping Kids Establish Their Identity in Christ
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It's crucial for pre-teens to know their identity isn't found in success, popularity, or looks. John and Danny offer Biblical advice for helping kids answer important questions like "Who am I?" and "Why am I here?" Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the "Launch Into the Teen Years Kit": https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1060302 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-kids-establish-their-identity-in-christ/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 23, 2021
Finding Joy in Motherhood
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If you're a perfectionist, you may have a hard time enjoying day-to-day moments in parenting. John and Danny share advice to help you enjoy your relationship with your kids and avoid burnout. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Sarah Parshall Perry's book "Mommy Needs a Raise" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-19?refcd=1056703 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/finding-joy-in-motherhood/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 18, 2021
Overcoming Comparison in Motherhood
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With social media, it's easier than ever to compare yourself to other moms. John and Danny offer advice on overcoming comparison and discouragement. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Sarah Parshall Perry's book "Mommy Needs a Raise" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-19?refcd=1056703 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/overcoming-comparison-in-motherhood/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 16, 2021
Practical Advice for New Dads
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Dads play a crucial role even in the first few months of a baby's life. John and Danny offer encouragement and advice to first-time dads. Get Suzanne Gosselin's book "Expectant Parents" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-14?refcd=1053203 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/practical-advice-for-new-dads/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 11, 2021
Practical Advice for New Moms
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When you're a new parent, it's important to stay flexible and give yourself grace as you learn. John and Danny discuss what they wish they would've known before they had kids. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Suzanne Gosselin's book "Expectant Parents" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-14?refcd=1053203 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/practical-advice-for-new-moms/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 09, 2021
Loving Boundaries for Toddlers and Teens
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Most parents lean toward the strict side or the more permissive side, and we can all work on moving toward the middle. John and Danny give a brief overview of the top 7 traits of effective parenting. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1050201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/loving-boundaries-for-toddlers-and-teens/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 04, 2021
Dr. Clarke's Marriage Cliff Notes
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If you're like many couples, your marriage went on autopilot after you had kids. John and Danny offer tips for reconnecting with your spouse. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1050201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/dr-clarkes-marriage-cliff-notes/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Feb 02, 2021
When Should You Have 'The Talk'?
623
You don't want to overwhelm your child, but you also shouldn't wait too long to have 'the talk.' John and Danny offer advice for introducing the topic of sexuality to kids ages 7-9. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the "Launch Into the Teen Years Kit": https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1046804 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-should-you-have-the-talk/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 28, 2021
Getting Ready for 'The Talk'
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If you're like many parents, you dread having 'the talk' with your kids. John and Danny help parents overcome common pitfalls and describe some less obvious topics that are important to cover. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the "Launch Into the Teen Years Kit": https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1046804 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/getting-ready-for-the-talk/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 26, 2021
A Mom's Eternal Impact
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As a mom, your job has an eternal impact, but that's not always easy to remember in day-to-day life. John and Danny offer encouragement to moms who feel isolated and exhausted. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Sarah Parshall Perry's book "Mommy Needs a Raise" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-19?refcd=1044803 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-moms-eternal-impact/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 21, 2021
Coping with the Challenges of Motherhood
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Parenting is rewarding, but it can also be exhausting. John and Danny encourage moms to persevere in motherhood. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Sarah Parshall Perry's book "Mommy Needs a Raise" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-19?refcd=1044803 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/coping-with-the-challenges-of-motherhood/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 19, 2021
Staying Positive as Expectant Parents
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Sadly, many expectant moms and dads are deflated by others' negative comments about child-rearing. John and Danny encourage expectant parents and discuss why children are a blessing. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Suzanne Gosselin's book "Expectant Parents" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-14?refcd=1043705 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/staying-positive-as-expectant-parents/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 14, 2021
Win Over Your Teen With Gentle Questions
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It's frustrating to feel like you can never get your teen to open up. John and Danny offer tips for starting meaningful conversations with your teenager. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Growing With" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofm-podcast-2020-12-15?refcd=1043802 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/win-over-your-teen-with-gentle-questions/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 12, 2021
How Strengthening Your Marriage Improves Your Parenting
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The best thing you can do for your kids is strengthen your marriage. John and Danny offer practical tips for prioritizing your relationship with your spouse. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die: A Fun But Honest Look at Raising Kids of All Ages Right": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1039502 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/how-strengthening-your-marriage-improves-your-parenting/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 07, 2021
It Takes a Church to Raise a Child
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Parenting is one of the most difficult and demanding jobs, and you can't do it alone. John and Danny describe the benefits of inviting trusted believers to be involved in your child's life. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die: A Fun But Honest Look at Raising Kids of All Ages Right": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1039502 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/it-takes-a-church-to-raise-a-child/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Jan 05, 2021
Know Your Child Deeply
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John and Danny give hope to parents who are discouraged by their child's behavior and offer tips for knowing your child well. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Lee Nienhuis' book "Brave Moms, Brave Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-12-01?refcd=1037001 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/know-your-child-deeply/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 31, 2020
Help Your Teen Value Inner Beauty
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Social media adds even more pressure to teens who are already self-conscious about their appearance. John and Danny describe important conversations to have with teens about beauty and body image. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Lee Nienhuis' book "Brave Moms, Brave Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-12-01?refcd=1037001 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/help-your-teen-value-inner-beauty/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 29, 2020
Discovering Your Child's Unique Strengths
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One of the most rewarding aspects of parenting is helping your child identify their calling. John and Danny offer tips for knowing your child well. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-24?refcd=1032201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/discovering-your-childs-unique-strengths/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 24, 2020
Equipping Your Child to Succeed in College
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In a recent study, only 8 percent of parents were confident their teen could schedule a doctor's appointment on their own. John and Danny discuss practical steps to prepare your kids to leave the house. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-24?refcd=1032201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/equipping-your-child-to-succeed-in-college/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 22, 2020
Parenting With Grace and Truth
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Dr. Kara Powell shares one of her favorite parenting principles: 'As long as you have a relationship, you have influence.' Plus, John and Danny offer advice for parents who are shocked and heartbroken by an adult child's decisions. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Growing With" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofm-podcast-2020-12-15?refcd=1028505 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/parenting-with-grace-and-truth/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 17, 2020
Helping Your Children Build Healthy Relationships
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It's good for teens to know you're there when they need guidance. John and Danny offer tips for having meaningful conversations with teenagers. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Growing With" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofm-podcast-2020-12-15?refcd=1028505 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-children-build-healthy-relationships/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 15, 2020
Reconciling With a Prodigal Child
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In the story of the prodigal son in the Bible, the father spotted his son in the distance and ran to meet him. John and Danny help parents prepare for the day their prodigal child returns. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Hope for the Prodigal": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-10?refcd=1025705 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/reconciling-with-a-prodigal-child/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 10, 2020
Caring for Your Family While Parenting a Prodigal
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If you're pouring all your energy into parenting a prodigal child, it can be difficult to be present with your other children. John and Danny offer advice for maintaining relationships during difficult parenting seasons. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get the book "Hope for the Prodigal": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-10?refcd=1025705 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/caring-for-your-family-while-parenting-a-prodigal/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 08, 2020
Fan Into Flame Your Child's Faith
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You play a key role in encouraging your child's faith. John and Danny discuss how to embolden your children to stand up for their beliefs. Featuring Lee Nienhuis. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Brave Mom, Brave Kids: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-12-01?refcd=1023007 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/fan-into-flame-your-child%27s-faith/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 03, 2020
When You Fear for Your Child's Safety
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Does watching the news ever make you terrified for your child's safety? John and Danny offer help for parents who frequently struggle with fear. Featuring Lee Nienhuis. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Brave Mom, Brave Kids: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-12-01?refcd=1023007 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-you-fear-for-your-child%27s-safety/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Dec 01, 2020
Help Your Child Develop True Confidence
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John and Danny describe the most important life skills to teach your child. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-24?refcd=1019405 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/help-your-child-develop-true-confidence/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 26, 2020
Simple Steps to Teach Resilience
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John and Danny discuss the importance of letting your child problem-solve in everyday life. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-24?refcd=1019405 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/simple-steps-to-teach-resilience/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 24, 2020
Raising Spiritual Self-Starters
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The most important skill you can teach your teenager is to be a student of God's word. John and Danny share tips for encouraging your teen's faith. Featuring Dr. Kara Powell. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Growing With: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-17?refcd=1016601 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/raising-spiritual-self-starters/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 19, 2020
Is Your Child Doubting or Deepening Their Faith?
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It's healthy for your kids to explore their doubts about Christianity. John and Danny offer tips for sharing your beliefs with teens and young adults. Featuring Dr. Kara Powell. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Growing With: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-17?refcd=1016601 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/is-your-child-doubting-or-deepening-their-faith/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 17, 2020
Partnering with Your Spouse During Parenting Challenges
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John and Danny offer tips to help you and your spouse develop a consistent, united parenting strategy. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Hope for the Prodigal: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-10?refcd=1013602 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/partnering-with-your-spouse-during-parenting-challenges/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 12, 2020
The Root of Prodigal Behavior
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John and Danny discuss how to target the deeper spiritual problem behind a prodigal child's behavior. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Hope for the Prodigal: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-10?refcd=1013602 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-root-of-prodigal-behavior/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 10, 2020
Busy Grandparents: Maximize Time with Your Grandchild
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John and Danny describe practical ways grandparents -- working or retired -- can bless their adult children and grandchildren. Featuring Glen and Ellen Schuknecht. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. A Spiritual Heritage: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2020-11-05?refcd=1011606 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/busy-grandparents%3A-maximize-time-with-your-grandchild/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 05, 2020
Teach Your Child How to Fail
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"Lawn mower" parenting -- mowing down every obstacle in your child's path -- won't benefit your kids in the long run. John and Danny offer tips for teaching your child resilience. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-01#refcd=1007506 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/teach-your-child-how-to-fail/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Nov 03, 2020
Liberating Your Teen to Make Decisions
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Micromanaging can be a difficult habit to break. John and Danny offer advice to free you from nagging your teen. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-01#refcd=1007506 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/liberating-your-teen-to-make-decisions/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 29, 2020
Crucial Conversations When Adult Children Move Home
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If your adult child moves back home, it's important to communicate your expectations from the start. John and Danny discuss keys to healthy relationships with adult children. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Growing With: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-22#refcd=1004901 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/crucial-conversations-when-adult-children-move-home/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 27, 2020
What Your Teen Needs Most
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Many teenagers experience a lot of high-highs and low-lows -- on a daily basis! John and Danny help parents respond to teenage mood swings. Plus, they outline essential steps for resolving conflict. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Growing With: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-22#refcd=1004901 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/what-your-teen-needs-most/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 22, 2020
Discipling Your Grandchildren
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To influence your grandchild's faith, start by establishing a strong relationship. John and Danny offer tips for relating to grandchildren of all ages. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. A Spiritual Heritage: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-24#refcd=1004602 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/discipling-your-grandchildren/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 20, 2020
Showing Steadfast Love to Prodigal Children
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It's usually not helpful to lecture adult children, but you can model Christ's love for them. John and Danny describe how to leave the door open for a relationship with a prodigal child. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Hope for the Prodigal: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-20#refcd=1001402 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/showing-steadfast-love-to-prodigal-children/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 15, 2020
Finding Stability During Parenting Challenges
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You might feel like you're the only one struggling in parenting, but you're not alone. John and Danny discuss how to find support during difficult parenting seasons. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Hope for the Prodigal: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-20#refcd=1001402 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/finding-stability-during-parenting-challenges/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 13, 2020
Strategies for Weary Parents
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Motivating your child to do their chores or finish their schoolwork can leave you exhausted. John and Danny offer a simpler strategy for enforcing the rules. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-01#refcd=998702 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/strategies-for-weary-parents/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 08, 2020
Choosing Your Words Carefully
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The Bible describes the tongue as a small fire that can set an entire forest ablaze (James 3:5). John and Danny discuss comments that can damage your relationship with your kids. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-01#refcd=998702 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/choosing-your-words-carefully/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 06, 2020
Connecting With Distant Teens
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If you're like many parents, it's hard to get your teenager to spend time with you. And, when you are together, you might not relate to your child's hobbies or taste in music. John and Danny offer advice to help you connect with your teen. Featuring Dr. Kara Powell. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Growing With: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-22#refcd=999205 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/connecting-with-distant-teens/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Oct 01, 2020
Grandparenting Dos and Don'ts
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The key to grandparenting is partnering with your adult children. John and Danny describe crucial conversations to help parents and grandparents get on the same page. Featuring Glen and Ellen Shuknecht. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. A Spiritual Heritage: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-24#refcd=995902 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/grandparenting-dos-and-don%27ts/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 29, 2020
Developing Family Faith Traditions
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How do you make Christ the center of your home in your day-to-day routines? John and Danny offer simple steps to encourage your child's faith. Featuring Glen and Ellen Schuknecht. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. A Spiritual Heritage: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-24#refcd=999406 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/developing-family-faith-traditions/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 24, 2020
Say 'No' to Helicopter Parenting
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You want your child to do well in school, but hovering won't help. John and Danny offer tips for encouraging your teen's autonomy. Featuring Dr. Kara Powell. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Growing With: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-22#refcd=993501 Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/say-no-to-helicopter-parenting/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 22, 2020
Wise Tech Habits for All Ages
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If you're like many parents, technology restrictions are the greatest source of conflict for you and your children. John and Danny provide a quick refresher on reasonable technology guidelines to protect your family. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Hope for the Prodigal: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-20#refcd=991307 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/wise-tech-habits-for-all-ages/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 17, 2020
Healing After a Family Crisis
647
If you're not always sure how to apply your faith to parenting, you're not alone. John and Danny offer help for parents who feel stuck because of a parenting challenge. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Hope for the Prodigal: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-20#refcd=991307 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/healing-after-a-family-crisis/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 15, 2020
Helping Your Son Build Healthy Confidence
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Helping your child develop confidence is a key way to prevent bullying. John and Danny discuss life skills to teach your son in middle school and beyond. Featuring Jonathan Catherman, Reed Catherman, and Cole Catherman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. The Manual to Middle School: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-11#refcd=988501 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-son-build-healthy-confidence/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 10, 2020
Strategies for Combating Peer Pressure
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Every middle school child feels pressure to fit in. John and Danny tackle how to help your child feel belonging at home; plus, how to intervene when your child's friends are negative influences. Featuring Jonathan Catherman, Reed Catherman, and Cole Catherman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. The Manual to Middle School: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-11#refcd=988501 Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/strategies-for-combating-peer-pressure/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 08, 2020
Recovering the Weight Behind Your Words
809
In parenting, actions speak louder than words. John and Danny discuss how to follow through on your promises -- and teach your kids you mean what you say. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-01#refcd=985305 Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-marriage-podcast/recovering-the-weight-behind-your-words/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 03, 2020
How Overparenting Hurts Your Kids
640
Every parent wants their child to succeed, but you can quickly become over-invested in your child's achievements. John and Danny offer tips to help you avoid overparenting. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/how-overparenting-hurts-your-kids/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Sep 01, 2020
Should You Follow Your Heart?
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The advice to "follow your heart" sounds innocuous in movies, but it can lead you astray in real life. John and Danny discuss the importance of giving your children sound life advice. Featuring Ray Vander Laan. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. DVD & Discussion Guide: TTWMK #16: Cultures in Conflict: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-07-28#refcd=982501 Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/should-you-follow-your-heart/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Aug 27, 2020
Staying Grounded in High School
690
If your kids have made a profession of faith, it doesn't mean your job is over! John and Danny share practical tips for discipling your children. Featuring Ray Vander Laan. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY. DVD & Discussion Guide: TTWMK #16: Cultures in Conflict: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-07-28#refcd=982501 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/staying-grounded-in-high-school/ If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Aug 25, 2020
Identifying Prodigal Children
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It's painful to watch older children stray from the Christian life. John and Danny offer encouragement to parents with prodigal children. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Aug 20, 2020
Practicing Tough Love
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Sometimes you must act as a parent more than a friend. John and Danny describe situations when you should practice tough love. Featuring Ginger Hubbard. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Aug 18, 2020
Modeling Faith to Middle-Schoolers
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Many children experience a deepening of their faith in middle school. John and Danny take a crack at tough faith questions your kids may ask. Featuring Jonathan Catherman, Reed Catherman, and Cole Catherman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Aug 13, 2020
Keep Connecting With Your Middle-Schooler
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Is your middle-schooler pushing you away? John and Danny demystify the emotions behind your child's behavior. Featuring Jonathan Catherman, Reed Catherman, and Cole Catherman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Aug 11, 2020
Teaching Lifelong Lessons Through Chores
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If you assign your kids household chores, they may not thank you now -- but they will certainly be grateful down the road. John and Danny discuss the benefits of chores and describe age-appropriate tasks for kids. Featuring Courtney DeFeo. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Aug 06, 2020
Tips for Gospel Conversations
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You don't need to be a theologian to teach your kids about God. John and Danny share how to explain the gospel to younger children. Featuring Courtney DeFeo. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Aug 04, 2020
Helping Kids Discover Their Identity in Christ
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The world tells your kids they must conform in order to fit in. John and Danny discuss believers' true identity as seen in scripture. Featuring Ray Vander Laan. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 30, 2020
Encouraging Children in Their Unique Calling
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As your children prepare to leave high school, they'll face big life decisions, such as where to go to college or where to work. They might be asking, "What is God's will for my life?" John and Danny discuss how to help your kids identify their unique calling. Featuring Ray Vander Laan. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 28, 2020
Persevering in Parenting
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If you feel like you correct the same behavior in your kids over and over, don't give up! Your teaching will sink in if you persevere. John and Danny offer advice for teaching kids to be thankful and respectful. Featuring Ginger Hubbard. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 23, 2020
Teaching Young Children to Honor God
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Kids are like sponges. As young as preschool, they can start to absorb Biblical truth. John and Danny discuss how to encourage your kids' faith according to their unique temperaments. Featuring Ginger Hubbard. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 21, 2020
Guiding Your Teen in Faith and Dating
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If you're like many parents, you have to fight the urge to lecture your teen. You know it won't help, but it can feel so satisfying. John and Danny discuss the influence parents gain by taking the time to connect with their teenage children. Featuring Dr. Ken Wilgus. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 16, 2020
Mending Your Relationship with Your Teenager
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Sometimes the hardest people to forgive are those closest to you. John and Danny discuss how Christian parents can show grace when their teen has wronged them. Featuring Dr. Ken Wilgus. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parenting podcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 14, 2020
Allowing Children to Make Mistakes
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Your kids will make some mistakes as they grow older and gain more independence. John and Danny discuss how to pick your battles and affirm your kids' positive behavior. Featuring Courtney DeFeo. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 09, 2020
The Antidote to Bickering and Whining
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Sibling conflict happens in every family. The question is, how should you respond? John and Danny consider how to deal with sibling rivalry. Featuring Courtney DeFeo. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 07, 2020
The World Desperately Needs Good Dads
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Dads don't have to be perfect to positively influence their kids. John and Danny discuss how men can embrace their role in the family. Featuring Joe Battaglia and Joe Pellegrino. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
Jul 02, 2020
Empowering Men to Be Godly Mentors
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There are many fatherless boys who would benefit from a godly man's guidance and stability. John and Danny discuss how men can make a difference in kids' lives through mentoring. Receive the book Fathers Say with your gift of any amount!
Jun 30, 2020
Questions to Ask When Your Child Disobeys
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It can be difficult to teach young kids to slow down and acknowledge their sinful behavior. John and Danny offer helpful questions to ask to reach your child's heart. Receive the book I Can't Believe You Just Said That with your gift of any amount!
Jun 25, 2020
Reaching Your Child's Heart
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Have you ever been shocked by your child's mean words? The most loving thing you can do is correct their behavior and guide them on a better path. John and Danny discuss traits of effective and loving discipline. Receive the book I Can't Believe You Just Said That with your gift of any amount!
Jun 23, 2020
How to Avoid Blowups With Your Teen
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You won't always see eye to eye with your teenager, but you can break the cycle of unproductive conflict. John and Danny discuss how to respond when your teen pushes your buttons. Receive the book Feeding the Mouth that Bites You with your gift of any amount!
Jun 18, 2020
Making the Teen Years Count
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In our culture, the teen years are often treated as an extension of childhood. John and Danny discuss practical steps to prepare your teen for adulthood. Receive the book Feeding the Mouth that Bites You with your gift of any amount!
Jun 16, 2020
How to Instruct an Unreceptive Child
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Patience is one of the hardest parenting traits to master. John and Danny offer advice to parents of strong-willed children. Receive the book In This House, We Will Giggle with your gift of any amount!
Jun 11, 2020
How to Teach Children Biblical Truth
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John and Danny discuss how to involve younger children in serving the church and community. Receive the book In This House, We Will Giggle with your gift of any amount!
Jun 09, 2020
The Power of a Father's Example
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Young people need examples of godly living. John and Danny discuss why fathers are so important in the home. Receive the book Fathers Say with your gift of any amount!
Jun 04, 2020
Instructing Your Children Throughout the Day
648
It's frustrating to feel like you're competing with electronic devices for your child's full attention. John and Danny discuss how fathers can take an active role in teaching their children. Receive the book Fathers Say with your gift of any amount!
Jun 02, 2020
Discussing Suicide with Your Teen
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John and Danny discuss how to have faith-informed conversations with your teenager about suicide. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
May 28, 2020
Talking with Your Teen About Cyberbullying, Drugs & Alcohol
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John and Danny discuss how to talk to teens about difficult topics in a positive, value-centered way. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
May 26, 2020
Giving Your Kids What They Need Most
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The #1 thing your child needs is YOU. Plus, John and Danny discuss the importance of relying on God in parenting. Receive the bundle The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
May 21, 2020
Help for Moms Under Pressure
670
Many women feel anxious and overwhelmed as they juggle the demands of motherhood. John and Danny encourage moms who are exhausted from worrying about their children. Receive the bundle The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
May 19, 2020
Helping Your Child Embrace God's Joy
580
It's not easy to teach young children the difference between happiness and joy. John and Danny discuss how to help your kids embrace biblical virtues, including joy. Receive the book In This House, We Will Giggle with your gift of any amount!
May 14, 2020
Learning to Enjoy the Parenting Journey
760
If parenting is not what you expected, you are not alone. John and Danny discuss how parents can overcome the pressure to be perfect. Receive the book In This House, We Will Giggle with your gift of any amount!
May 12, 2020
How Prayer Can Help You Set Boundaries with Adult Children
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If your child recently moved out of the house or got married, you may be trying to navigate this new season of your relationship. John and Danny discuss ways to set healthy boundaries with your adult child. Receive the book Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children with your gift of any amount!
May 07, 2020
Numbering Your Days with Children Without Fear
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Every second with your child is a gift. Sadly, many parents have felt the sting of those seconds be cut short. But that doesn't have to be the end of your story, as John and Danny will offer hope to parents who've lost a child. Receive the book 936 Pennies with your gift of any amount!
May 05, 2020
A Positive Approach to Communicating with Your Teen
710
Maintaining healthy communication with your teenager can feel like trying to solve a complicated puzzle. John and Danny will provide some helpful ideas for how you can have good conversations with your teen. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
Apr 30, 2020
Raising Responsible Adults
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Parenting a teenager today brings many challenges. But with God's help, you can raise your teen to be a strong adult. John and Danny describe how to have hope when your teen disappoints you. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
Apr 28, 2020
Finding Your Rest and Hope in Christ
737
Parenting is taxing on you as a mom. That's why it's essential to make time for rest. John and Danny give some encouragement to tired mothers. Receive the book The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
Apr 23, 2020
10 Ways to Be a Happier Mom
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As a Mom, you want your children to do well in life. But what is true success? Danny and John discuss how to push your kids toward success that will last, and Danny quotes from a poem, "Meat Loaf," by Linda Knaus & Kenn Nesbitt. Receive the book The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
Apr 21, 2020
A Positive Approach to Communicating with Your Teen
689
Maintaining healthy communication with your teenager can feel like trying to solve a complicated puzzle. John and Danny will provide some helpful ideas for how you can have good conversations with your teen. Receive the book Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children with your gift of any amount!
Apr 16, 2020
Raising Responsible Adults
511
Parenting a teenager today brings many challenges. But with God's help, you can raise your teen to be a strong adult. John and Danny describe how to have hope when your teen disappoints you. Receive the book Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children with your gift of any amount!
Apr 14, 2020
A Verse to Soothe Your Parent Guilt
661
Parenting is far from perfect, but your mistakes don't have to define you. John and Danny give some tips for how to bring peace to your family. Receive the book 936 Pennies with your gift of any amount!
Apr 09, 2020
The Power of Loving BIG in Small Moments
624
Enjoying the small moments with your children can create special memories. John and Danny offer hope to exhausted parents struggling to enjoy the simple moments of parenting. Receive the book 936 Pennies with your gift of any amount!
Apr 07, 2020
United in Discipline
548
Disciplining your teen can be difficult, but Johnny and Danny emphasize the importance of parents approaching discipline as a united front. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
Apr 02, 2020
When Kids Choose the Wrong Path
693
People often expect ministry kids to be perfect, but John and Danny discuss the fact that parents can do everything right, and yet sometimes their kids may still go down the wrong path. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
Mar 31, 2020
Women Need Each Other
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Competition between women and moms isn’t always a bad thing, but John and Danny discuss the fact that women need each other, so they can't let competition hurt their relationships. Receive the book The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
Mar 26, 2020
Improve Your Self-Talk
699
Moms don't always say the nicest things to themselves. John and Danny discuss the importance of speaking positively to change the negative thoughts moms sometimes have about themselves. Receive the book The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
Mar 24, 2020
Trusting God with Your Adult Child, Part 2
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Sometimes when you’re praying for your kids, you might find yourself telling God exactly how He should handle each situation, but John and Danny explain how prayers for your kids should be about God shaping them the way he wants. Receive the book Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children with your gift of any amount!
Mar 19, 2020
Trusting God with Your Adult Child, Part 1
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Parents often play whack-a-mole. They help their teens or adult children through one problem and another pops up. John and Danny provide hope and encouragement for the whack-a-mole parent. Receive the book Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children with your gift of any amount!
Mar 17, 2020
How Parents Can Manage Stress
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Managing stress can be really tough sometimes for parents. John and Danny explain how parents can get a handle on stress, especially when dealing with their kids, by going to the Lord in prayer. Receive 936 Pennies with your gift of any amount!
Mar 12, 2020
Cherish Time with Your Kids
543
The 936 weeks between the birth of your child and their 18th birthday passes by very quickly. John and Danny emphasize the importance of cherishing every moment. Receive the book 936 Pennies with your gift of any amount!
Mar 10, 2020
Curbing Bad Online Behavior
746
John and Danny explain that parents need to put in place lots of good discipline and lots of good grace if parents discover bad Online behavior from their teens. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
Mar 05, 2020
Know the Current Trends
762
It might not be the most fun part of our jobs as parents, but John and Danny explain that like it or not, we should stay current on what our kids are looking at and listening to especially during their teenage years. Receive the book Understanding Your Teen with your gift of any amount!
Mar 03, 2020
What You Need to be a Happier Mom, Part 2
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If you're not the superwoman who can hold a 9-5 job, cook, clean and get the kids to bed on time every single day, don't worry, you're not alone. John and Danny provide encouragement for the mom who wants to do it all, but finds that's not always possible. Receive the book The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
Feb 27, 2020
What You Need to be a Happier Mom, Part 1
585
If mom’s upset, chances are others in the house will be upset as well. John and Danny discuss ways for moms to stay happy and enjoy themselves at home, which will help keep the kids happy. Receive the book The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers with your gift of any amount!
Feb 25, 2020
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 9
680
Rebellious kids can keep parents in an on-going cycle of conflict. John and Danny discuss ways to break that cycle when a pre-teen or teenager is acting out. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Feb 21, 2020
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 8
796
Often, the problem is not what your child says, it's his or her tone. John and Danny discuss ways to nip that creeping disrespect from your child in the bud. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Feb 19, 2020
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 9
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If you ever daydream as a mom about what your son will be like at 25 years old, it might be time to start letting go of him starting in his teens. John and Danny discuss how overmothering him now, might make you resent your son when he's still sticking around at 25. Receive the Strong Mothers, Strong Sons Bundle with your gift of any amount!
Feb 13, 2020
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 9
513
If you ever daydream as a mom about what your son will be like at 25 years old, it might be time to start letting go of him starting in his teens. John and Danny discuss how overmothering him now, might make you resent your son when he's still sticking around at 25.
Feb 13, 2020
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 8
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When there's no dad in the picture, boys start to become acutely aware of that absence at a certain age. John and Danny explain that dad's absence can cause problems for both moms and their sons, and warn moms against trying to fill dad's role. Receive the Strong Mothers, Strong Sons Bundle with your gift of any amount!
Feb 11, 2020
Helping Your Kids Navigate Life’s Challenges, Part 4
648
While there are things in the Bible that we won’t be able to understand until we get to heaven, we don’t have to make the things of God too horribly complicated for our kids. Receive the book 10 Commitments for Dads with your gift of any amount!
Feb 06, 2020
Helping Your Kids Navigate Life’s Challenges, Part 3
552
Working parents often struggle with whether they’re spending enough time with the kids, but at the end of the day, time is really what kids want most from their parents, even if they don’t know it. Receive the book 10 Commitments for Dads with your gift of any amount!
Feb 04, 2020
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 10
662
John and Danny challenge parents to keep from comparing their kids to their siblings or other kids and just allow children to be themselves. Receive Kathy Koch's book Start With the Heart with your gift of any amount!
Jan 30, 2020
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 9
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If we take the time to really listen to what our kids want to do, be, have or how they want to help, we might be surprised. John and Danny explain why We have to be careful as parents not to put down our kids, but to generally encourage their dreams. Receive Kathy Koch's book Start With the Heart with your gift of any amount!
Jan 28, 2020
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 7
644
Little kids learn early on what it takes to get Mom and Dad to jump on command. John and Danny discuss ways to calm a toddler who just won't stop screaming. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Jan 23, 2020
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 6
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John and Danny discuss how to stay in control as parents when a child is disobedient despite constant repetition, and it gets tempting to let anger boil over. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Jan 21, 2020
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 7
653
Dads have a tendency to back off when a mom is super strong, especially when dealing with their sons. John and Danny discuss why Dad sometimes gets jealous of mom and son’s relationship and warn against retreating because of it. Receive the Strong Mothers, Strong Sons bundle with your gift of any amount!
Jan 16, 2020
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 6
498
Mom trains her little boy to say please and thank you but John and Danny explore why it's important to let the son speak for himself as he gets older. Receive the Strong Mothers, Strong Sons bundle with your gift of any amount!
Jan 14, 2020
Helping Your Kids Navigate Life’s Challenges, Part 2
599
Many parents think they need to do a lot of things for their kids, but that can hurt, not help them. John and Danny explain why it's important to remember that parents should be responsible to their kids, and not for them. Receive Josh McDowell's book 10 Commitments for Dads with your gift of any amount!
Jan 09, 2020
Helping Your Kids Navigate Life’s Challenges, Part 1
856
John and Danny explain how to teach our kids about sexuality properly to help keep them from terrible repercussions like getting hooked on pornography later on. Receive Josh McDowell's book 10 Commitments for Dads with your gift of any amount!
Jan 07, 2020
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 8
461
John and Danny explain how thinking about and implementing consequences may sometimes be more effective in parenting than just handing out rewards and punishments.
Jan 02, 2020
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 7
582
Parents who listen to Focus on the Family and the Parenting Podcast may try to implement some of the advice they hear and that's great! But John and Danny explain that because kids are always watching our actions, these parents should be consistent with the new parenting tools they pick up.
Dec 31, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 5
590
There’s helicopter parenting, free range parenting, tiger parenting, and even lawnmower parenting. John and Danny discuss how "mowing down" roadblocks for our kids as lawnmower parents can cause serious damage later on. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Dec 26, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 4
728
Strong-willed children must face the consequences of their actions, but John and Danny warn against breaking the will of the strong-willed child. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Dec 24, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 5
624
Doting moms may have good intentions, but John and Danny discuss how prioritizing the kids too much can end up turning them into idols and hurting the family. Receive the Strong Mothers, Strong Sons bundle with your gift of any amount!
Dec 19, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 4
1066
Moms and sons have a special relationship. But there comes a time in every boy’s life that he wages a war on his mom. John and Danny discuss when a boy starts looking at his mom as a potential enemy and what a mom can do about it. Receive the Strong Mothers, Strong Sons bundle with your gift of any amount!
Dec 17, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 8
794
John and Danny explain that having high expectations of your child isn't a bad thing, but that most parents should realize that their child is just average.. and that's ok. Receive Jeannie's book Mom Set Free with your gift of any amount!
Dec 12, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 7
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Children are a gift from God, and John and Danny emphasize how important it is for Christian parents to keep that in mind especiallly during tough times. Receive Jeannie's book Mom Set Free with your gift of any amount!
Dec 10, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 6
819
Out of Dr. Kathy Koch's 5 core needs of a child, John and Danny focus on identity and how to make kids feel like they know who they are and that they belong in your family. Receive Kathy Koch's book Start With the Heart with your gift of any amount!
Dec 05, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 5
565
John and Danny discuss how sometimes we have to allow our children go through some pain and struggle to help them grow strong. Receive Kathy Koch's book Start With the Heart with your gift of any amount!
Dec 03, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 3
574
As parents, dealing day in and day out with our children can wear us out. John and Danny challenge parents to reach out for help and resources before complete exhaustion sets in. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Nov 28, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 2
657
Parents need discernment when it comes to some of the advice they'll come across in raising their kids. John and Danny explain how the terrible advice of "never telling children no" can actually harm our kids. Receive the book Boundaries With Kids with your gift of any amount!
Nov 26, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 3
766
Little boys share a special bond with their moms because they often spend the most amount of time together. John and Danny explain how time with mom during the first few years of a boy's life can shape their view of women. Get the bundle Strong Mothers, Strong Son with your gift of any amount!
Nov 21, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 2
584
Little boys share a special bond with their moms because they often spend the most amount of time together. John and Danny explain how time with mom during the first few years of a boy's life can shape their view of women. Get the bundle Strong Mothers, Strong Son with your gift of any amount!
Nov 19, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 6
925
If you’ve ever messed up so badly that you felt like you’ve disappointed everyone around you, pull up a chair and listen. John and Danny explain why it's important to let go of past mistakes and forgive ourselves so we don't end up carrying those burdens into our parenting.
Nov 14, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 5
470
Many moms worry constantly that they're going to mess up their kids, but they don't have to. John and Danny challenge parents to remember that while they're significant, God is sovereign in their children's lives.
Nov 12, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 4
737
When parents worry that a child isn’t living up to their potential, the child's motivation may need to be re-directed. John and Danny remind parents that the only way kids will do what they're supposed to, is for them to be motivated in that direction. Receive the book Start With the Heart with your gift of any amount!
Nov 07, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 3
597
It’s our job as parents to help our children understand how to apply the Bible to their daily lives. John and Danny discuss how parents can use language about the fruit of the spirit or the feeding of the five thousand to show how God can work in the lives of their children. Receive the book Start With the Heart with your gift of any amount!
Nov 05, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 1
711
We want our kids to be able to function well in society. That’s why we have to create boundaries for them when they’re young. John and Danny explain how to set boundaries by striking a balance of love and limits even if those boundaries are met with resistance. Get the book Boundaries with Kids with your gift of any amount!
Oct 31, 2019
Disciplining Your Kids with Love and Limits, Part 5
554
There's no way to keep your children happy all the time. They need to go through their own struggles so they know how to handle tough situations later on in life. John and Danny emphasize the importance of allowing kids to learn resiliency. Get the book Put the Disciple in Discipline with your gift of any amount!
Oct 29, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 1
500
There seems to be an identity crisis going on in our culture, as we hear stories of boys wanting to be girls and girls wanting to be boys. John and Danny discuss some of the stark differences between boys and girls and why it's important for our boys to be boys. Get the Strong Mothers, Strong Sons bundles with your gift of any amount!
Oct 24, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 7
473
In TV and movies dads are often portrayed as kind of dopey or clown-ish. But dads are called to be leaders in their households. John and Danny emphasize how dads can often provide a unique perspective in troubling situations their daughters may be facing. Receive the book Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters with your gift of any amount!
Oct 22, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 4
662
Saying “I’m sorry” can be difficult, especially for parents. But those two words can make a big difference in a child's life. John and Danny discuss the times they need to use those words and how taking responsibility for mistakes as parents helps show God's grace. Receive Jeannie Cunnion's book Mom Set Free with your gift of any amount!
Oct 17, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 3
609
Saying “I’m sorry” can be difficult, especially for parents. But those two words can make a big difference in a child's life. John and Danny discuss the times they need to use those words and how taking responsibility for mistakes as parents helps show God's grace. Receive Jeannie Cunnion's book Mom Set Free with your gift of any amount!
Oct 15, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 2
590
One of the hardest things we have to do sometimes as parents is to just sit on our hands, and not rescue our kids from tough situations. John and Danny discuss the importance of giving children the space to succeed or fail, but making sure it's within a safe environment. Receive Kath Koch's book Start With the Heart with your gift of any donation!
Oct 10, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 1
789
One of the hardest things we have to do sometimes as parents is to just sit on our hands, and not rescue our kids from tough situations. John and Danny discuss the importance of giving children the space to succeed or fail, but making sure it's within a safe environment. Receive Kath Koch's book Start With the Heart with your gift of any donation!
Oct 08, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 9
762
Technology can be great, but sometimes it gets in the way of a family's ability to really engage with one another. John and Danny discuss ways to use tech like smartphones, laptops and video games as tools for enhancing relationships, not replacing them. Receive Dr. Bechtle's book Dealing with the Elephant in the Room with your gift of any amount!
Oct 03, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 8
607
Technology can be great, but sometimes it gets in the way of a family's ability to really engage with one another. John and Danny discuss ways to use tech like smartphones, laptops and video games as tools for enhancing relationships, not replacing them. Receive Dr. Bechtle's book Dealing with the Elephant in the Room with your gift of any amount!
Oct 01, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 6
548
Women often talk about "marrying their father." It may sound strange, but John and Danny explain how common it is for women to marry a man with many of the same qualities as their fathers. Receive Dr. Meeker's book Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters for your donation of any amount!
Sep 26, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 5
414
Women often talk about "marrying their father." It may sound strange, but John and Danny explain how common it is for women to marry a man with many of the same qualities as their fathers. Receive Dr. Meeker's book Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters for your donation of any amount!
Sep 24, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 2
523
The number one struggle moms face is thinking they're not good enough. But moms don't have to be their children's savior. John and Danny provide encouragement for the mom who struggles with a deep desire to be the perfect parent. Receive Jeannie Cunnion's book Mom Set Free for your donation of any amount!
Sep 19, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 1
635
The number one struggle moms face is thinking they're not good enough. But moms don't have to be their children's savior. John and Danny provide encouragement for the mom who struggles with a deep desire to be the perfect parent. Receive Jeannie Cunnion's book Mom Set Free for your donation of any amount!
Sep 17, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 7
259
Parents often want to be nice to their kids and to teach their kids to be nice, but that's not always the way to go. John explains how kindness works better than niceness every time.
Sep 12, 2019
Developing Your Child's Unique Personality, Part 5
566
Each child is unique and recognizing their differences can sometimes bring peace during chaotic times. John and Danny discuss the DISC method of determining a child's personality to help parents get the best results. Receive Julie Lyles Carr's book Raising An Original for your donation of any amount!
Sep 10, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 6
499
Parents often feel like they should know exactly how to solve all their children’s problems. John an Danny challenge the notion that parents should have all the answers. Get Dr. Mike Bechtle's book Dealing with the Elephant in the Room for your donation of any amount!
Sep 05, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 5
497
John and Danny discuss how listening to understand and not always to respond can build a bond of trust with your child. Get Dr. Mike Bechtle's book Dealing with the Elephant in the Room for your donation of any amount!
Sep 03, 2019
Equipping your Kids to Handle Money, Part 10
467
Giving your kid a credit card and teaching him or her to have a credit score, might not be the best way to go. John and Danny explain that there's always a way to buy necessities without going into debt.
Aug 29, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 9
620
It’s not always easy to understand the concept of giving, and that when you tithe and when you donate to great organizations that somehow it creates a change in you. John and Danny emphasize that instilling that knowledge in your kids is a necessary lesson.
Aug 27, 2019
Disciplining Your Kids with Love and Limits, Part 4
774
Strong-willed, tough personality kids can be a challenge, and sometimes the biggest challenge is keeping a cool head as you try to show them the love and grace of Christ. John and Danny explain what can happen when parents flash with anger in the moment.
Aug 22, 2019
Disciplining Your Kids with Love and Limits, Part 3
553
It's important to keep your emotions out of it when disciplining a child you’ve had to tell the same thing repeatedly. John and Danny discuss the importance of pre-teaching and sometimes just backing off for the moment when a child explodes with anger.
Aug 20, 2019
Becoming a Clutter-Free Family, Part 4
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Many of us are blessed to be able to just go down to the corner store and get the things we need, like plastic bins to try to keep things organized, but sometimes the problem is that we just have too much stuff. John and Danny show how kids need to learn how to be content with what they have because when parents give them everything they want, often that stuff just adds to clutter around the house.
Aug 15, 2019
Becoming a Clutter-Free Family, Part 3
690
When it’s time to clean out the house, we might think we need to start with the kids’ rooms first, but John and Danny say we can’t only point the finger at the kids for having too much stuff, because most of their belongings come from us parents.
Aug 13, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 4
686
Sometimes we can feel like we’re taking one step forward, and two steps back when it comes to communicating in a meaningful way at home with our families. John and Danny emphasize how that dance doesn’t have to lead to disaster.
Aug 08, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 3
754
It’s difficult to change ourselves, so it’ll be frustrating to try to change our spouse or our children. John and Danny explain why it's smart to deal with issues or points of conflict that come up sooner rather than later.
Aug 06, 2019
How to Help Your Angry Child, Part 2
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Anger in kids may be confusing, because parents don't always understand where it's coming from or how to resolve it. John and Danny explain triggers that can turn a small situation into a whirlwind of anger, and provide solutions for calming the storms. Featuring Tricia Goyer. Receive the book Calming Angry Kids for your donation of any amount! Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY
Aug 01, 2019
How to Help Your Angry Child, Part 1
523
Anger in kids may be confusing, because parents don't always understand where it's coming from or how to resolve it. John and Danny explain triggers that can turn a small situation into a whirlwind of anger, and provide solutions for calming the storms. Featuring Tricia Goyer. Receive the book Calming Angry Kids for your donation of any amount! Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY
Jul 30, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman Part 4
638
Sometimes parents want to take every opportunity to teach and lecture their kids, but as John and Danny discuss, that's not always the best approach. One-on-one time just listening, especially with daughters, can make a big difference too. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY
Jul 25, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman Part 3
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Sometimes parents want to take every opportunity to teach and lecture their kids, but as John and Danny discuss, that's not always the best approach. One-on-one time just listening, especially with daughters, can make a big difference too. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY
Jul 23, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 2
722
Father-daughter relationships can be very different than father-son relationships. Danny and John chat about how fathers can be protective of their daughters and make them feel special. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.
Jul 11, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 1
636
Father-daughter relationships can be very different than father-son relationships. Danny and John chat about how fathers can be protective of their daughters and make them feel special. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker
Jul 09, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 1
636
Father-daughter relationships can be very different than father-son relationships. Danny and John chat about how fathers can be protective of their daughters and make them feel special. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.
Jul 09, 2019
How to Raise Strong Believers, Part 2
516
It's important to keep your children healthy physically, but their spiritual health is just as important. Danny and John discuss practical ways to help your kids grow spiritually every day. Featuring Natasha Crain.
Jul 04, 2019
How to Raise Strong Believers, Part 2
516
It's important to keep your children healthy physically, but their spiritual health is just as important. Danny and John discuss practical ways to help your kids grow spiritually every day. Featuring Natasha Crain.
Jul 04, 2019
How to Raise Strong Believers, Part 1
637
It's important to keep your children healthy physically, but their spiritual health is just as important. Danny and John discuss practical ways to help your kids grow spiritually every day. Featuring Natasha Crain.
Jul 02, 2019
How to Raise Strong Believers, Part 1
637
It's important to keep your children healthy physically, but their spiritual health is just as important. Danny and John discuss practical ways to help your kids grow spiritually every day. Featuring Natasha Crain.
Jul 02, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Understand Romantic Relationships, Part 3
616
Jessie Minassian shares reasons why young girls sometimes seem so irrational.
Jun 25, 2019
A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 4
571
Your children need to know they’re loved, even when they mess up. John and Danny give Moms some practical tips for loving your children through the growth process, instead of pushing them to perfection. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman.
Jun 20, 2019
A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 3
530
Your children need to know they’re loved, even when they mess up. John and Danny give Moms some practical tips for loving your children through the growth process, instead of pushing them to perfection. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman.
Jun 18, 2019
A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 2
557
You may feel like you don't have a lot to offer your son as a mom but that couldn't be farther from the truth. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman.
Jun 06, 2019
A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 1
526
You may feel like you don't have a lot to offer your son as a mom but that couldn't be farther from the truth. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman.
Jun 04, 2019
Embracing Childlike Faith as a Mom, Part 2
592
Do you struggle with perfectionism as a parent? John and Danny give advice on letting yourself - and your children - relax. Featuring Erin Hawley.
May 30, 2019
Embracing Childlike Faith as a Mom, Part 1
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Do you struggle with perfectionism as a parent? John and Danny give advice on letting yourself - and your children - relax. Featuring Erin Hawley.
May 28, 2019
Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 4
590
Do you have a kid who takes negative words to heart? John and Danny give tips on how to constructively criticize without hurting your child. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman.
May 23, 2019
Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 3
643
Do you have a kid who takes negative words to heart? John and Danny give tips on how to constructively criticize without hurting your child. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman.
May 21, 2019
Raising Godly Children in Today's Culture, Part 2
635
Do you fear hurting your child's opinion of you? Do you avoiding saying no so you won't be unpopular? Arlene Pellicane has some advice for you.
May 16, 2019
Raising Godly Children in Today's Culture, Part 1
555
Do you fear hurting your child's opinion of you? Do you avoiding saying no so you won't be unpopular? Arlene Pellicane has some advice for you.
May 14, 2019
Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 2
568
Do you have a kid who takes negative words to heart? John and Danny give tips on how to constructively criticize without hurting your child. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman.
May 09, 2019
Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 1
619
Do you have a kid who takes negative words to heart? John and Danny give tips on how to constructively criticize without hurting your child. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman.
May 07, 2019
Combating Bullies in Your Child's Life, Part 2
692
Are you worried about how your children will react to witnessing or experiencing bullying? John and Danny give advice for helping your kids know what to do. Featuring Jonathan McKee.
May 02, 2019
Combating Bullies in Your Child's Life, Part 1
516
Are you worried about how your children will react to witnessing or experiencing bullying? John and Danny give advice for helping your kids know what to do. Featuring Jonathan McKee.
Apr 30, 2019
Saying the Right Thing When Your Child Misbehaves, Part 4
740
John and Danny talking about the root issues of sibling rivalry and how to avoid letting it make you feel like a bad parent. Featuring Wendy Speake and Amber Lia.
Apr 25, 2019
Saying the Right Thing When Your Child Misbehaves, Part 3
508
John and Danny talking about the root issues of sibling rivalry and how to avoid letting it make you feel like a bad parent. Featuring Wendy Speake and Amber Lia.
Apr 23, 2019
Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones, Part 4
593
Teaching your son to articulate his feelings may be one of the best gifts you give him. Featuring David Thomas and Sissy Goff.
Apr 18, 2019
Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones, Part 3
529
Teaching your son to articulate his feelings may be one of the best gifts you give him. Featuring David Thomas and Sissy Goff.
Apr 16, 2019
Saying the Right Thing When Your Child Misbehaves, Part 2
598
John and Danny talking about the root issues of sibling rivalry and how to avoid letting it make you feel like a bad parent. Featuring Wendy Speake and Amber Lia.
Apr 11, 2019
Saying the Right Thing When Your Child Misbehaves, Part 1
626
John and Danny talking about the root issues of sibling rivalry and how to avoid letting it make you feel like a bad parent. Featuring Wendy Speake and Amber Lia.
Apr 09, 2019
Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones, Part 2
495
Teaching your son to articulate his feelings may be one of the best gifts you give him. Featuring David Thomas and Sissy Goff.
Apr 04, 2019
Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones, Part 1
653
Teaching your son to articulate his feelings may be one of the best gifts you give him. Featuring David Thomas and Sissy Goff.
Apr 02, 2019
Developing a Love of Prayer in Your Kids, Part 1
529
Teaching your kids to pray can be a daunting task but it doesn't have to be as scary as you might be thinking. Featuring Dr. David Ireland.
Mar 28, 2019
Developing a Love of Prayer in Your Kids, Part 1
639
Teaching your kids to pray can be a daunting task but it doesn't have to be as scary as you might be thinking. Featuring Dr. David Ireland.
Mar 26, 2019
Avoiding Shame-Based Parenting, Part 2
566
Even if you have to punish them, your children should still know you love them. John and Danny give practical tips on making sure your children feel loved. Featuring Dr. Kelly Flanagan.
Mar 21, 2019
Avoiding Shame-Based Parenting, Part 1
568
Even if you have to punish them, your children should still know you love them. John and Danny give practical tips on making sure your children feel loved. Featuring Dr. Kelly Flanagan.
Mar 19, 2019
Becoming A Clutter-Free Family, Part 2
656
Having a lot of stuff could actually be cutting into your quality time your kids. Featuring Joshua Becker.
Mar 14, 2019
Becoming A Clutter-Free Family, Part 1
510
Having a lot of stuff could actually be cutting into your quality time your kids. Featuring Joshua Becker.
Mar 12, 2019
Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well, Part 9
750
John Fuller and Danny Huerta talk about how to help your teen empathize with their family members. Featuring Jessie Minassian.
Mar 07, 2019
Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well, Part 8
565
John Fuller and Danny Huerta talk about how to help your teen empathize with their family members. Featuring Jessie Minassian.
Mar 05, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 8
671
Teaching children the value of money is important but where to start? John and Danny talk about helping kids to seethe difference between buying something you want and just spending money because you can.
Feb 28, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 7
595
Teaching children the value of money is important but where to start? John and Danny talk about helping kids to seethe difference between buying something you want and just spending money because you can.
Feb 26, 2019
Disciplining Your Kids With Love and Limits, Part 2
616
In a conversation centered on their book Put the Disciple Into Discipline, Erin MacPherson and her mother, Ellen Schuknecht, discuss the importance of parents demonstrating love in the midst of disciplining their children. Erin and Ellen also talk about teaching our kids self-control, helping them (and ourselves) become slow to anger, and faith training. Receive the book Put the Disciple into Discipline for your donation of any amount!
Feb 21, 2019
Disciplining Your Kids With Love and Limits, Part 1
704
In a conversation centered on their book Put the Disciple Into Discipline, Erin MacPherson and her mother, Ellen Schuknecht, discuss the importance of parents demonstrating love in the midst of disciplining their children. Erin and Ellen also talk about teaching our kids self-control, helping them (and ourselves) become slow to anger, and faith training. Receive the book Put the Disciple into Discipline for your donation of any amount!
Feb 19, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 2
542
You kids are listening closer than you think! Danny and John talk about how to make sure you are setting the right example for you children with your words. Featuring Mike Bechtle.
Feb 14, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 1
503
You kids are listening closer than you think! Danny and John talk about how to make sure you are setting the right example for you children with your words. Featuring Mike Bechtle.
Feb 12, 2019
Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well, Part 7
841
John Fuller and Danny Huerta talk about how to help your teen empathize with their family members. Featuring Jessie Minassian.
Feb 07, 2019
Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well, Part 6
548
John Fuller and Danny Huerta talk about how to help your teen empathize with their family members. Featuring Jessie Minassian.
Feb 05, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 6
583
Teaching children the value of money is important but where to start? John and Danny talk about helping kids to seethe difference between buying something you want and just spending money because you can.
Jan 31, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 5
573
Teaching children the value of money is important but where to start? John and Danny talk about helping kids to seethe difference between buying something you want and just spending money because you can.
Jan 29, 2019
Developing Your Child's Unique Personality, Part 4
707
Just because your kids are all raised in the same house does not mean they will all be the same. John and Danny talk about how to create the kind of space your kids need to grow into their personalities. Featuring Julie Lyles Carr.
Jan 24, 2019
Developing Your Child's Unique Personality, Part 3
540
Just because your kids are all raised in the same house does not mean they will all be the same. John and Danny talk about how to create the kind of space your kids need to grow into their personalities. Featuring Julie Lyles Carr.
Jan 22, 2019
The Value of Mentoring Fatherless Boys, Part 4
555
Not every child has the benefit of having both parents around to raise them. John and Danny talk about how different children deal with having an absent parent. Featuring John Smithbaker and Scott MacNaughton.
Jan 17, 2019
The Value of Mentoring Fatherless Boys, Part 3
631
Not every child has the benefit of having both parents around to raise them. John and Danny talk about how different children deal with having an absent parent. Featuring John Smithbaker and Scott MacNaughton.
Jan 15, 2019
Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well, Part 4
426
John Fuller and Danny Huerta talk about how to help your teen empathize with their family members. Featuring Jessie Minassian.
Jan 10, 2019
Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well, Part 4
735
John Fuller and Danny Huerta talk about how to help your teen empathize with their family members. Featuring Jessie Minassian.
Jan 08, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 4
759
Teaching children the value of money is important but where to start? John and Danny talk about helping kids to seethe difference between buying something you want and just spending money because you can.
Jan 03, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 3
439
Teaching children the value of money is important but where to start? John and Danny talk about helping kids to seethe difference between buying something you want and just spending money because you can.
Jan 01, 2019