Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

By Focus on the Family

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Need help with raising your kids? Focus on the Family provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.

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Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 7
<p>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. Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Podcast users, find today's related resources at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/finding-freedom-as-based-mom-part-7/" target="_blank">https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/finding-freedom-as-based-mom-part-7/</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/bhPDCQzPOjc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 10, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 6
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/A_EsZh2w5VQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 05, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 5
<p>John and Danny discuss how sometimes we have to allow our children go through some pain and struggle to help them grow strong. Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/5EWSM7b4WIQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 03, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 3
<p>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. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/54KRtnWTKL4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 28, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 2
<p>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. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/wP6eI31HBT0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 26, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 3
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.</p> <p>Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/MZmw1jd2qHM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 21, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 2
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.</p> <p>Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/Tqja3spL_j0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 19, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 6
<p>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. Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/4mmBXWuKP_I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 14, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 5
<p>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. Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/tBc5JFbm_FI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 12, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 4
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/tj9s8aMf7yM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 07, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 3
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/sOxNuaGF6ak" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 05, 2019
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 1
<p>We want our kids to be able to function well in society. That&rsquo;s why we have to create boundaries for them when they&rsquo;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. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/p3EpHPKu8So" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 31, 2019
Disciplining Your Kids With Love and Limits, Part 5
<p> 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. Featuring Ellen Schuknecht and Erin MacPherson.</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcas</a>t or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/QJwME8hq6t8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 29, 2019
Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 1
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.</p> <p>Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/OJArbFlNbUE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 24, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 7
<p> 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. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/qdGHB_9ZCWE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 22, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 4
<p>God disciplines those He loves and He does so with plenty of grace while implementing boundaries for our good. John and Danny explain how parents can do the same with their children, without using shame. Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/R5c8xPN2yC4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 17, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 3
<p>Saying &ldquo;I&rsquo;m sorry&rdquo; 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. Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/H_hBvD5LA5Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 15, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 2
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/cGdkXGk41IQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 10, 2019
Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 1
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.</p> <p>Find us online at <a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast" target="_blank">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/Jd-jTXy2Kj0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 08, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 9
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Mike Bechtle.</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="http://focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/jprRJdDKyDY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 03, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 8
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Mike Bechtle.</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="http://focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/P-TE5mm1l5E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 01, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 6
<p> 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. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/asURi5MnbgE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 26, 2019
Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 5
<p> 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. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/Aez_FPfazHg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 24, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 2
<p>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. Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/tpBBQ9PzBbk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 19, 2019
Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 1
<p>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. Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/aI12ih3u0Eo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 17, 2019
Developing Your Child's Unique Personality, Part 5
<p>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. Featuring Julie Lyles Carr.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/Ers5YHIZNrY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 10, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 6
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Mike Bechtle.</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="http://focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/pcD7KLT_bm4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 05, 2019
Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 5
<p>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. Featuring Dr. Mike Bechtle.</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="http://focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/o4EkufWxSUI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 03, 2019
Equipping Your Kids to Handle Money, Part 10
<p>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.</p> <p>Find us online at <a href="http://focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast">focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast</a> or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focus-on-the-family/focus-on-parenting/~4/7bWjO-DY-dM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 29, 2019