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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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A healthy child is one who serves others. Danny talks with John how he's tried inspiring his kids to help others. Plus, Jim Daly speaks with counselor, Dr. Randy Schroeder on how to instill values like serving and cleanliness in your children.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Simple Habits for Effective Parenting for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Sign Up for the Age and Stage eNewsletter   Nurturing a Servant’s Heart in Kids    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.
Having a good marriage can help bring stability to your children. Jim Daly and Dr. Randy Schroeder will encourage you to fight for a good marriage for the sake of your kids. Also, Danny talks with John about why it matters to his kids that he has a good relationship with his wife.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Simple Habits for Effective Parenting for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Maintaining Your Marriage When You Become Parents   Go Ahead Let Your Kids Grade Your Parenting    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.
Praying for your kids can have an impact that lasts for decades. Dr. Erwin Lutzer tells Jim Daly a story about a time his father prayed over him. Also, if you're wondering if prayer actually makes a difference, John and Danny will share some helpful insights.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Battle Plan: Praying Strategically for Your Children   An Essential Guide to Effective Prayer for Family    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.
Hypocritical Parents

Hypocritical Parents

2024-04-0211:121

We've all been guilty of being hypocritical at some point. However, how do you respond when your child accuses you of being a hypocrite? Jim Daly and Dr. Erwin Lutzer address some indicators that a parent is not sincere. Plus, John asks Danny about some times he's counseled parents through situations where a child thought the parent was hypocritical.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book A Practical Guide for Praying Parents for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   When Your Kids Reject God   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.
How do you help your pre-teen or teen navigate the complicated world of the internet? Jim Daly speaks with a panel of parents on how they had some honest conversations with their kids about healthy tech use. You'll then hear from Danny and John who will provide some hope to parents whose kids have faced online bullying.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Launch into the Teen Years Kit for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   How to Prevent Cyberbullying in Your Child’s Life   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.
Teens and Their Friends

Teens and Their Friends

2024-03-2612:151

A good indicator of where your child is going is his or her friends. How can you help them use discernment in the friends they choose? Jim Daly chats with a group of parents, who share how they had conversations with their pre-teens about making godly friends. John also asks Danny about ways he and his wife Heather handled the topic of friendship with their kids during the teen years.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Launch into the Teen Years Kit for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Sign Up for the Age and Stage eNewsletter   Conversation Starters for Kids, Tweens, Teens, and Adult Children    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.
With so many fractured families today, a lot of children question if having a family can still work. How do you inspire your kids to believe marriage and parenting are good things to pursue? Jim Daly and Dr. Roland Warren encourage single moms to cast a vision for their kids' future families. Danny and John will then address how men can still be good dads, even if you didn't have a role model to follow growing up.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Raising Sons of Promise for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Hope and Faith During Single Parent Struggles   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
Undealt with childhood trauma can last for years or even decades. If that's part of your past, how do you move forward in a healthy direction? Jim Daly talks with Dr. Roland Warren, who faced a lot of trauma growing up, and has learned to overcome it. John and Danny will also encourage you that it's never too late to find healing.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Raising Sons of Promise for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   How to Recognize the Warning Signs of Childhood Trauma   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
Do your kids follow the rules you set, or is it a struggle for them to obey? While some children are more rules oriented than others, Dr. Randy Schroeder will speak with Jim Daly about why rules must be forged inside a healthy relationship with your kids. You'll also hear John and Danny bring up ways that encouragement can influence your child's behavior.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the Simple Habits for Effective Parenting book for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Five Characteristics of Biblical Discipline   4 Easy Ways to Improve the Way You Discipline    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
It's frustrating when you've told a son or daughter to do something, but he or she doesn't listen. How can you discipline them in a way that's effective? Jim Daly and Dr. Randy Schroeder give some very helpful perspectives on handling discipline as a parent. Also, John and Danny will encourage more serious parents to not be too rigid.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the Simple Habits for Effective Parenting book for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Five Characteristics of Biblical Discipline   4 Easy Ways to Improve the Way You Discipline    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
If your son or daughter is making poor choices, it's easy to fixate on wanting them to change. But in those moments, it takes a lot of humility to examine yourself. John and Danny will encourage you to do some difficult self-examinations as a parent.     Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the A Practical Guide for Praying Parents for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Hope For Parents of Prodigal Children   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
No Christian parent wants to see his or her kids struggle through adulthood. Yet sadly, that's where many parents find themselves today. John and Danny will give hope to parents who have a child that's far from God. You'll also hear from Jim Daly and Dr. Erwin Lutzer, who discuss why focusing too much on your kids' behavior is not helpful.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the A Practical Guide for Praying Parents for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Hope For Parents of Prodigal Children   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
Helping your child prepare for the teen years is a critical part of his or her development. Jim Daly talks with three parents who went through the Focus curriculum, Launch into the Teen Years. Plus, John and Danny discuss the vision behind that project.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the Launch into the Teen Years Kit for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   How to Connect With Young Teens   Walking Alongside Your Teen    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
How do you trust God as a parent when the odds are stacked against you? Ashley Willis tells Jim Daly a powerful story about her friend Katie Ann who faced serious heartbreak. You'll also hear from Danny who talks with John about how he's seen a parent trust God during difficult times.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Peace Pirates for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Contact our Counseling Department   Why Does God Allow Suffering?    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
Many of us are connected to a single mom in our community. John and Danny address some of the common challenges single mothers go through. Plus, Jim Daly and Dr. Roland Warren discuss how a single mother of boys can nurture her sons in a healthy way.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Raising Sons of Promise for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Contact our Counseling Department   Why Did My Dad Leave Me?    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
How does a child move on if a parent left him or her growing up? Dr. Roland Warren experienced that very thing, and he shares candidly with Jim Daly about how forgiveness was a process. You'll also hear a word of encouragement to single parents from John and Danny.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Raising Sons of Promise for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Contact our Counseling Department   Why Did My Dad Leave Me?    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
Have you ever made a small mistake as a parent, but you struggled to forgive yourself over it? John and Danny share that many parents struggle with perfectionism. Also, Jim Daly and Dr. Randy Schroeder discuss better ways to deal with perfectionism by praising your kids and teaching them perseverance.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Simple Habits for Effective Parenting for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Listen to the Practice Makes Parent Podcast   Perfect Isn't the Point    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
If you walk into a public setting, so many people are on their phones. In a world so disconnected, how can you find time with your kids? Jim Daly and Dr. Randy Schroeder share why it's critical to give your kids time. Also, John and Danny address why practicing gratitude can help your relationship be more connected.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Simple Habits for Effective Parenting for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Sign Up for the Age and Stage eNewsletter   Teaching Kids to Be Thankful    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
Sadly, many Christian parents have a child who's far from God. John and Danny address some of the ways the deconstruction movement is influencing young people today. Plus, Dr. Erwin Lutzer and Jim Daly share about how the parable of the prodigal son can give discouraged parents hope   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book A Practical Guide for Praying Parents for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Hope For Parents of Prodigal Children   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
How do you respond when your child is disrespectful to you? While disrespect is never excused, their behavior may be because he or she isn't feeling loved. Popular author Dannah Gresh and Jim Daly share why it's important for girls to feel loved so they can show you genuine respect. You'll also hear John and Danny address why boys need to feel affirmed.   Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.   Receive the book Lies Girls Believe bundle for your donation of any amount!   Learn About the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting   Listen Anytime   Parental Respect   Contact our Counseling Department    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback. 
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