Focus on Parenting Podcast

By Focus on the Family

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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.

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When You Have Fears as a Parent
697

Sometimes, your kids' fears might be a reflection on something you're struggling with. John and Danny offer hope to parents who are struggling with fear, and how to bring your worries to God. Featuring Dr. Josh and Christi Straub.

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Feb 02, 2023
Are You Holding on to a Worry Bird?
678

Empathy is one of the best gifts you can give your child when he or she shares a fear with you. John and Danny talk about common fears of little kids, and the types young girls typically have to work through. Featuring Dr. Josh and Christi Straub.


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Jan 31, 2023
Stop the Bad Stuff
451

How do you trust God when a child has gone completely off the rails? Danny and John discuss drawing healthy boundaries with a young adult child, and when it's good to tell your son or daughter, "no." Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Jan 26, 2023
S.A.N.I.T.Y. for Struggling Parents
637

One of the worst things a parent could face is to learn a child is struggling with a serious addiction. John and Danny provide some helpful responses for if your child is struggling with substance abuse or another type of addiction. Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Jan 24, 2023
The Dangers of an Entitlement Mentality
562

Letting your child learn from his or her mistakes is one of the best gifts you can give as a parent. Spoiling them won't be good for their long-term maturity. John and Danny offer hope to parents who struggled with spoiling their kids as they were growing up. Featuring Kay Wyma.


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Jan 19, 2023
Enjoying Travel with Your Kids
713

Vacations and special trips can be some of the best ways to make memories with your kids. John and Danny recount fun times they've had with their children, and share why it's good to prioritize those times together. Featuring Julie Lavender.


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Jan 17, 2023
When Your Child Wants Quality Time
772

Time spent with your son or daughter is a precious gift. John and Danny discuss the love language known as quality time, and provide an insightful perspective on how introverted parents can still enjoy it. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman and Jean Daly.


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Jan 12, 2023
The Lasting Impact of Words Spoken
766

Words spoken by a parent can have a lasting impact on a child. John and Danny talk about why words are important and address what to do if your mom or dad said something harsh to you. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman.


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Jan 10, 2023
Combating Pre-Teen & Teen Fears
679

When your child reaches the pre-teen and teen years, his or her fears will change quite a bit from the early years. John and Danny share how they've seen this in their own parenting and provide some insights for what do to if you have an emotional child. Featuring Dr. Josh and Christi Straub.


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Jan 05, 2023
When Your Little Kid Worries
686

It's very common for little children to wrestle with fear. To help your kids find peace of mind, John and Danny share how they worked with their own kids when they were young. Featuring Dr. Josh and Christi Straub.


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Jan 03, 2023
Hope In Spite of the Pain
703

It's an extremely difficult thing if you have a child who isn't following the Lord. John and Danny share about common problems with young adult children today and offer hope to parents who are struggling with discouragement. Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Dec 29, 2022
If Your Child Has Gone Off the Rails
649

It's an extremely difficult thing if you have a child who isn't following the Lord. John and Danny share about common problems with young adult children today and offer hope to parents who are struggling with discouragement. Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Dec 27, 2022
Having Fun and Serving Others
482

Teaching your kids to be good servants is a wonderful gift you can give them. Yet, how do you get started? John and Danny discuss ways they've learned to teach their kids how to serve others. Featuring Julie Lavender.


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Dec 22, 2022
Appreciating What Your Child Enjoys
483

It's very common for each child in your family to have different likes and interests. John and Danny share things their kids enjoy, and how you can still connect with your child, even if you don't enjoy something he or she likes. Featuring Julie Lavender.


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Dec 20, 2022
Physical Touch and Words of Affirmation
537

Whether or not your child tells you, he or she still longs to feel loved inside. John and Danny discuss ways they've seen their children's desire to feel loved change over time. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman and Jean Daly.

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Dec 15, 2022
Encouraging Your Kids, Even When They Fail
503

At some point, your son or daughter will face discouragement. Those moments can also be a terrific opportunity to encourage your son or daughter. John and Danny share how you can still be an encourager to your kids, even if you didn't come from an encouraging family. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman.

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Dec 13, 2022
Instilling Courage and Truth
408

Instilling godly virtues in your child is the desire of every Christian parent. One of the best ways to do that is to go to God's Word and read it. John and Danny talk about virtues they've tried to pass on to their kids, and things they've learned from the book of Proverbs. Featuring Carey Casey.

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Dec 08, 2022
Praying for and Investing in the Next Generation
603

We all know a child who doesn't have a father figure in his or her life. When you see a boy or girl in that situation, it may be a chance for you to step in. John and Danny discuss the significance of a father figure, and also ways to pray for a child's future. Featuring Carey Casey.

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Dec 06, 2022
When It's Time to Make a Difficult Decision
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You want your child to succeed in life. But what do you do when your son or daughter is making poor choices and you cannot bail them out? John and Danny offer hope to parents who are blaming themselves for their child's problems. Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Dec 01, 2022
When You Need Accountability
588

One of the difficult realities of having adult children is you cannot make their decisions for them. John and Danny discuss why trying to rescue your child from poor decisions isn't helpful, and how to surround yourself with godly friends if your child is struggling. Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Nov 29, 2022
Creative Ways to Encourage Your Kids
419

Every child needs encouragement, but what do you do when your child's primary love language isn't words of affirmation? John and Danny share how to make your kids feel appreciated in other ways besides compliments. Featuring Julie Lavender.


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Nov 24, 2022
Can You Come Outside and Play?
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Is it possible to still make time for your kids, even when it seems like the duties of life never end? John and Danny discuss times they played with their kids during busy seasons, and why those moments are so special. Featuring Julie Lavender.


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Nov 22, 2022
When Parents & Grandparents Aren't Talking
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While many young kids have a great relationship with their grandparents, some are deeply strained. Danny and John give some encouragement to parents who don't want their children around the grandparents because of past family hurts. Featuring Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson.


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Nov 17, 2022
Making Your Faith Fun
505

As you're teaching your kids or grandkids about God, it's good sometimes to make it fun for them. John and Danny share fun ways to teach your kids about God, and provide encouragement to grandparents who feel like their teenager is pulling away from them during the teen years. Featuring Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson.


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Nov 15, 2022
Making Your Child Feel Loved - Part 2
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It's been observed that in communication, it's not always about what you say, but it's also what the other person hears you say. The same principles applies for when you try to make your child feel loved. Danny and John share some of the common ways boys and girls tend to express love. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman and Jean Daly.


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Nov 10, 2022
Making Your Child Feel Loved - Part 1
598

You may be doing all you can to make your child feel loved, but what do you do when your son or daughter isn't receiving it? John and Danny discuss how to discern what makes your kid feel loved, even if he or she isn't talkative. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman and Jean Daly.


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Nov 08, 2022
Never Stop Being a Father Figure
697

Regardless of what age your kids are, it's critical for dads to always strive to be a healthy father figure. John and Danny offer some encouragement on how to be a father figure in someone's life who doesn't currently have one. Featuring Carey Casey.


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Nov 03, 2022
I Cannot Just Coast
536

Whether you have grown kids or even grandchildren, you should never stop trying to help the next generation. John and Danny give some fun ideas for how you can keep investing in young kids. Featuring Carey Casey.


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Nov 01, 2022
Helping vs. Enabling
586

If your adult child is about to make a bad decision, your reaction might be to step in and stop them. However, sometimes, the most loving thing you can do is let them face the consequences of their choices. John and Danny share why enabling bad behavior is never good for your parenting. Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Oct 27, 2022
When Your Child Struggles to Launch
617

When a son or daughter struggles to launch well into adulthood, it can be heartbreaking for the parent. John and Danny share common reasons why kids have a hard time launching into maturity, and offer an opportunity to get help if your child is having trouble. Featuring Allison Bottke.


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Oct 25, 2022
Building Memories, Handling Frustrations
731

Making memories with your children is one of the best aspects of being a parent. Yet, every parent know that some moments are joyful while others are difficult. What do you do when parenting gets frustrating? John and Danny discuss the importance of creating memories with your children and how to respond well when you face frustration. Featuring Julie Lavender.


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Oct 20, 2022
Thoughts for Handling Conflict
604

It's unrealistic to think you can get through parenting without having any conflict with your kids. In fact, conflict is actually an opportunity for your relationship to grow. John and Danny offer hope to strong-willed parents on how to handle conflict. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.


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Oct 18, 2022
Cheerleader for the Hard Times
502

When your kids are figuring life out, at some point, they will encounter something difficult. John and Danny discuss how to be an encourager to your kids, and what you can do if your child isn't receiving encouragement. Featuring Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson.


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Oct 13, 2022
"When You Need Me, I'm Here"
583

With so many changes happening in our world, it can sometimes be challenging for grandparents to feel like they're truly connecting with their grandchildren. John and Danny discuss how a simple phrase, "When you need me, I'm here," can go a long way in helping grandparents relate to their grandkids. Featuring Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson.


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Oct 11, 2022
Trust Through Serving & Taking Risks
557

It's been observed that actions speak louder than words. The same is true for how your kids can see that your faith is authentic. John and Danny share how you can live out your faith by serving others and taking risks. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.


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Oct 06, 2022
Doubts & Giftings
638

All of us as Christians have battled with doubts at some point. Instead of pretending like we have faith figured out, it's good to let our kids see us be honest about doubts we've wrestled with. John and Danny share why doing so is important, plus they'll share ways to encourage your child in the things he or she is good at. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.


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Oct 04, 2022
Questions to Keep Them Engaged
555

Technology can be a big interference when trying to interact with your kids. To offer ideas for getting past tech distractions, John and Danny share how to ask your kids good questions that help them to stay engaged in conversation with you. Featuring Carey Casey.


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Sep 29, 2022
Leaving a Godly Legacy
582

Whether you have kids or grandkids, the choices you make today will impact future generations. John and Danny discuss how fathers and grandfathers can stay legacy minded in the decisions you make now. Featuring Carey Casey.

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Sep 27, 2022
Discipline vs. Punishment
483

While disciplining your child is essential sometimes, it must be balanced with a healthy dose of love. John and Danny share how to reassure your kids that you love them, even after you have to correct something they did wrong. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.


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Sep 22, 2022
Firstborn Parents & Having Fun
626

It's a common characteristic of firstborn children to be more of a rule follower personality. But no matter what your personality is, it's good to have fun with your children. John and Danny discuss how to have fun and ways to encourage your kids to be outward focused. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.


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Sep 20, 2022
Showing Them a Love for God
562



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Sep 15, 2022
When You Become a Grandparent
576

Grandparents play a very key role in society today. To address this important part of the family, John and Danny discuss how parents and grandparents can get along, even when they have a disagreement on how to interact with the kids. Featuring Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson.


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Sep 13, 2022
Seeing Prayer as a Conversation
698

In the same way that you enjoy having good conversations with your kids, God wants to talk to you. But how do you make prayer a consistent part of your life? John and Danny discuss the power of prayer, and how praying for their children has changed as their kids have grown. Featuring Jodie Berndt.


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Sep 08, 2022
Four Practical Prayer Tools
606

How can you make time to pray for your kids when life gets busy? John and Danny discuss how some simple and practical ideas have been helpful in praying for their children, amidst the busyness of life. Featuring Jodie Berndt.


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Sep 06, 2022
Mentors Who Influence Eternity
672

What do you do when your child isn't open to hearing the gospel? It might be that God will use a mentor to help bring your son or daughter back to the faith. John asks Danny about someone who had a huge influence on his own faith growing up. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.


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Sep 01, 2022
Real Faith for a Real World
598

With so many competing messages in the culture today, how can your teen retain his or her faith? John and Danny offer hope to parents on how to not be pessimistic about your son or daughter's faith. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.


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Aug 30, 2022
Behavior and Your Birth Order
569

It's common for a firstborn child to be a rule follower while younger kids tend to be more free-spirited. Yet sometimes, a child will break out of that paradigm. John asks Danny about times he's seen kids not follow the birth-order pattern. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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Aug 25, 2022
Bad Behavior and Doing Activities
662

Any parent will tell you that you don't have to train your child to misbehave. But what if the reason your child is acting up is because he or she is doing too many activities. John and Danny talk about how to discern if your child is involved in too many things. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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Aug 23, 2022
Your Daughter's Need for Attention
812

The needs that a daughter has versus a son are incredibly different. One of the worst things that can happen for your girl is for her to feel like she hasn't been heard. John and Danny discuss what some of the common needs are for every daughter. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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Aug 18, 2022
Sharing Why You Love God
501

Rather than hearing you preach about staying away from what's wrong, your child wants to know that your relationship with God is authentic. John and Danny share how you can have conversations with your kids about God, and balance them with discussing what's right and wrong. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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Aug 16, 2022
Truths About Prayer
592

Even if your child is doing well, it's still important to pray for him or her. But what about when you don't feel like praying? John and Danny explain the importance of making prayer a regular habit in your parenting. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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Aug 11, 2022
Praying for Your Child's Future Spouse
664

Praying for your son or daughter's future spouse is one of the best things you can pray for. John and Danny explain some ways they've seen praying for the future spouse of a child make a big difference. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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Aug 09, 2022
Where is God in This?
629

When your son or daughter wants to discuss something difficult going on in the culture, your first reaction might be to shrink back in fear. However, that could be the perfect moment to share your faith. John and Danny give some helpful questions you can ask your kids when they want to talk about pressing cultural issues and entertainment. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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Aug 04, 2022
Pointing to a Relationship with Jesus
566

As your child enters the teen phase, it will likely be a time where you may need to have difficult conversations about God and faith. Yet, those discussions could be a wonderful opportunity to connect with your son or daughter. John and Danny share how engaging in awkward conversations can be a gateway to your child having a better understanding of the gospel. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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Aug 02, 2022
The Great Balance of Parenting
657

Disciplining your child is critically important for helping him or her develop as a person. But if you overuse discipline, it can backfire on you as a parent. John and Danny explain why it's good to not repeat yourself too much when asking your kids to do something. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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Jul 28, 2022
Teaching Your Kids Relational Skills
497

Teaching your kids good relational skills doesn't happen by accident. But what do you do when one parent isn't around or involved in your children's lives? John and Danny offer some hope to parents who are trying to raise their kids without another person's help. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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Jul 26, 2022
Faith Fuels Good Choices
547

Reading how Jesus treated people in Scripture is a beautiful opportunity to see His character. To help encourage your child's faith, Danny tells John about one of his favorite Scriptures he's taught his kids. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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Jul 21, 2022
Talking to Your Daughter About Sex
785

It's not easy to talk to your daughter about sex. But, if you don't have those types of conversations, she'll get her input of what's right and wrong from other influences. John and Danny share when it's a good time to talk to your daughter about sexuality, and give hope to parents whose daughter has already crossed some boundary lines. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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Jul 19, 2022
Praying for Your Child's Tech Use
636

While having rules is good for your kids, truth be told, your rules can only go so far in changing their hearts. The same is true for the ways your child makes decisions with handling technology. John talks with Danny about ways he's learned to talk to his kids about using technology. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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Jul 14, 2022
Praying for a Struggling Child
749

If your child has left the faith, it's one of the saddest things you can discover as a parent. However, it doesn't have to be the end of the story. John and Danny discuss why praying for your child is still effective, even if your son or daughter isn't walking with Christ. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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Jul 12, 2022
How to Hear from God About Your Kids
623

Sometimes as a parent, you want to make a decision. Yet, deep inside you feel like God is telling you to do something different. Danny tells John about a time he had to follow God's lead when he didn't feel like it, and provides some insights on how to hear from the Lord about your parenting. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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Jul 07, 2022
Why Kids Leave the Faith
595

Sadly, many children who grew up in church have turned away from the faith. If you have a child who is far from God, we want to offer you some hope. John and Danny provide a dose of encouragement to parents whose child isn't walking with the Lord. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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Jul 05, 2022
Ways You Can Have Fun
717

As a parent, it's good to have fun with your children. Even if you're not the naturally, fun-loving type, John and Danny will give some ideas for how you can have a good time with your kids. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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Jun 30, 2022
Rules for Their Protection
673

Rules are designed to keep your child safe. So, how do you respond when your son hates rules? John and Danny share how you can show your child respect, even when giving him rules. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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Jun 28, 2022
Encouraging Healthy Femininity
824

Our daughters are constantly fed lies from the culture on what it means to be strong. But even with so many mixed messages, you can model a better way for her. John and Danny offer some encouragement on how you can show your daughter what true strength is. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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Jun 23, 2022
When a Dad Protects His Daughter
662

A healthy father will do anything to keep his daughter safe. But what does that look like as she gets older? John and Danny discuss how fathers can protect their daughters when they enter the teen years. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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Jun 21, 2022
Following God is Worth It
678

Teaching your kids to follow Christ is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. John and Danny share how practicing gratitude is one of the best ways to fuel your children's passion for loving God. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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Jun 16, 2022
Developing Godly Patience
732

Many times in the Bible, we're commanded to wait on the Lord. Yet, applying that principle to your parenting is not an easy thing. John and Danny discuss how Scripture can be a great encouragement during a season of waiting on God. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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Jun 14, 2022
Four Categories of Faith
747

At some point, your child must decide whether or not he or she will follow God. Sadly, many teens and young adults have walked away from the faith they were raised with. John and Danny share some common reasons why kids leave the faith, and offer a word of hope to parents whose child is far from God. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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Jun 09, 2022
A Strong Faith in a World of Screens
625

How do you inspire your children to follow God in a world driven by screens? John and Danny talk about how to encourage your kids to engage the real-world, without compromising their values. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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Jun 07, 2022
What Fear and Rules Have in Common
606

Rules in a home can be good, but without love, they won't be as effective. John and Danny share how to replace fears with love in your parenting. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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Jun 02, 2022
Responding when a Kid Misbehaves
689

It's embarrassing when your child misbehaves, especially in public. How can you choose to use effective discipline in that situation? John and Danny share why being too strict is not helpful with discipline. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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May 31, 2022
The Power of the Word No
716

Sometimes, the best word your kid needs to hear is, "No." John and Danny discuss how to balance saying "No," to certain things with having a loving environment in your home. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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May 26, 2022
Four Unhealthy Parent Types
470

If we're honest, we all have some kind of unhealthy pattern in our parenting. But after we notice one, we can start to move forward in a new direction. John and Danny share common patterns that dads struggle with. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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May 24, 2022
Prayer is the Key to Relationship
535

In many ways, the love you have for your kids can reflect the ways God loves us. John and Danny discuss how parenting has taught them about God's heart toward us. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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May 19, 2022
Praying Scripture Over Your Child's Life
567

You try to be a godly parent. Yet, when the demands of raising your kids leave you feeling exhausted, finding time to pray and read Scripture can be hard. John and Danny offer a helpful tool that will benefit your home environment. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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May 17, 2022
Getting Technology Under Control
715

Your kids are growing up in a screen saturated world. With so many distractions, is real connection still possible? John and Danny share how if you want to be connected with your children, you need to start by modeling self control with your phone. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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May 12, 2022
Training Your Kids to Love God & Church
625

When your child is learning about God, it may be that he or she doesn't enjoy going to church. John and Danny offer some thoughts on how to encourage them that church is important. Featuring Natasha Crain.

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May 10, 2022
Conquering Fears and Finding Mentors
537

All of us have wrestled with fears about our kids. Sometimes, the best solution is to find someone who will encourage us along the journey. John and Danny share about how they've been helped by other parents. Featuring Connie Albers.

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May 05, 2022
When Your Child is a Rule-Breaker
818

While some kids enjoy following rules, you might have a child who loves to break them. To help encourage a rule-breaker child's personality, John and Danny offer some ideas for leading your son or daughter in a godly direction. Featuring Connie Albers.

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May 03, 2022
Questions in Your Daughter's Heart
698

When you have a daughter you have a unique opportunity to show her what a special person she is. John and Danny share how to make your daughter feel accepted, even when she faces challenges. Featuring Meg Meeker.

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Apr 28, 2022
God of the Last Minute
573

Many times in Scripture, God did a miracle at what seemed like the last minute. But how do you respond when God doesn't answer a prayer for your child the way you'd hoped? John and Danny offer a word of encouragement for parents who are struggling to have hope. Featuring Sheila Erwin.

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Apr 26, 2022
Teen Sons & Substance Abuse
714

Many kids and teens today are being influenced by things they see on social media. While it has it's good sides, social media can also cause your child to compare themselves with others. John and Danny share how you can encourage your child to be more outward focused in a world driven by screens. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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Apr 21, 2022
Your Son & Social Media
670

Many kids and teens today are being influenced by things they see on social media. While it has it's good sides, social media can also cause your child to compare themselves with others. John and Danny share how you can encourage your child to be more outward focused in a world driven by screens. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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Apr 19, 2022
When You Don't Know the Answer
543

Sometimes when your child asks you a question, it's okay to admit you don't know the answer. John and Danny give some recommendations on where to turn to for when your child asks a difficult question about God. Featuring Natasha Crain.

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Apr 14, 2022
Telling Your Kids About Jesus
599

Sharing your faith with a son or daughter is a wonderful privilege. But, what do you do when you try telling your child about Jesus, and he or she doesn't understand? John and Danny offer some hope to parents facing that situation. Featuring Natasha Crain.

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Apr 12, 2022
The Power of Listening & Asking Questions
642

When your teen does something you don't like, it's easy to respond harshly. However, sometimes, it's better to ask questions than to demand your child behave a certain way. John and Danny share how they've seen listening be a powerful tool for parents. Featuring Connie Albers.

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Apr 07, 2022
Letting God Work in Your Child's Heart
570

The truth is, you can never control your child. But how do you respond when your son or daughter isn't making good decisions? John and Danny share how you can pray for your child when he or she is struggling. Featuring Connie Albers.

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Apr 05, 2022
Helping Your Child Process Disappointment
577

There are moments where your child will encounter disappointment. While those situations can be tough, it's also a wonderful opportunity to train your child to respond with gratitude. John and Danny discuss why it's good to teach your son or daughter to give thanks to God in all circumstances. Featuring Sheila Erwin.

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Mar 31, 2022
Encouraging Your Child's Faith Through Challenges
550

Sometimes, one of the best ways to encourage your child's faith is to have open and honest conversations about a present struggle he or she might be facing. John and Danny provide some helpful guidance for having spiritual discussions with your son or daughter. Featuring Sheila Erwin.

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Mar 29, 2022
Your Teen Son's Self-Esteem
605

A healthy confidence is one of the best things you teen son can develop. But how can you help him get it? John and Danny share how teaching your son to serve others can help him embrace confidence. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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Mar 24, 2022
Teaching Your Child to Cut Out Distractions
609

Our culture is saturated with distractions. Many parents are asking, "How can I get my child to focus on real-life instead of a screen?" John and Danny share how you can encourage your child to put away distractions and focus on things that matter. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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Mar 22, 2022
Addressing Important Faith Questions
710

God welcomes us to ask Him questions. When you have open and honest conversations about Jesus with your kids, it can help their faith to grow. John and Danny address questions their kids have asked about God. Featuring Natasha Crain.

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Mar 17, 2022
Sharing Your Faith on Their Level
647

Sharing your faith with your children is one of the greatest privileges as a parent. The key is to share it in way they can understand. To help you do that, John and Danny give some helpful ideas for telling your kids about Jesus. Featuring Natasha Crain.

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Mar 15, 2022
Parenting Beyond the Rules
748

Having rules in your home is part of being a parent. But too much emphasis on rules can lead to rebellion. John and Danny address how being a cheerleader for your child might influence him or her to be less rebellious. Featuring Connie Albers.

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Mar 10, 2022
How a Mom Reflects God's Heart
613

A mother has a special capacity to show love and affection to her kids. To encourage mother's in their great work, John and Danny share how they've seen their wives love on their children. Featuring Rhonda Stoppe.

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Mar 08, 2022
Encouraging Different Gifts & Dreams
597

Every child is uniquely designed by God with special talents. The key is in recognizing what your son or daughter is good at. John and Danny share how you can engage with your kid, even if your dreams and desires are very different from each other. Featuring Shelia Erwin.

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Mar 03, 2022
Encouraging Your Child's Dreams
635

As a parent, it's fun to see your child dream about who he or she wants to become. But what do you do when a child's dream doesn't work out? John and Danny discuss how to be an encouragement to your son or daughter even when his or her dream falls apart. Featuring Shelia Erwin.

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Mar 01, 2022
Teen Boys & Video Games
544

A common question parents of teen boys will ask is, "Should I let my son play video games?" John and Danny offer some help to parents whose sons are playing too many video games. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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Feb 24, 2022
Raising Teen Boys Today
669

Raising teen boys today is a challenging task. But with God's help, it's still possible to guide your teen son when he faces a challenge. John and Danny offer ways to encourage a teen son to replace bad behaviors with good ones. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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Feb 22, 2022