Podcast

Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

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

Episodes

  • Disciplining Your Kids With Love and Limits, Part 4

    Aug 22 2019

    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. Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/disciplining-yo...more

  • Disciplining Your Kids With Love and Limits, Part 3

    Aug 20 2019

    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. Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/disciplining-yo...more

  • Becoming a Clutter-Free Family, Part 4

    Aug 15 2019

    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. Featuring Joshua Becker. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-...more

  • Becoming a Clutter-Free Family, Part 3

    Aug 13 2019

    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. Featuring Joshua Becker. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/becoming-a-clutter...more

  • Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 4

    Aug 08 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/navigating-tough-issues-in-your-family...more

  • Navigating Tough Issues in Your Family, Part 3

    Aug 06 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/navigating-tough-issues-in-your-family...more

  • Unplugging Yourself to Connect with Others, Part 2

    Jul 18 2019

    Kids aren't the only ones who stay glued to the phone. Parents can get just as wrapped up with it. Danny and John provide practical tips to help the grown-ups unplug from the cell phone and maintain a healthy digital balance at home. Featuring Arlene Pellicane. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/unplugging-yourself-to-conne...more

  • Unplugging Yourself to Connect with Others, Part 1

    Jul 16 2019

    Kids aren't the only ones who stay glued to the phone. Parents can get just as wrapped up with it. Danny and John provide practical tips to help the grown-ups unplug from the cell phone and maintain a healthy digital balance at home. Featuring Arlene Pellicane. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/unplugging-yourself-to-conne...more

  • Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 2

    Jul 11 2019

    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 Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-daughter-become-a-confident-woman-pt2

  • Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 1

    Jul 09 2019

    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 Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-daughter-become-a-confident-woman-pt1

  • How to Raise Strong Believers, Part 2

    Jul 04 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/how-to-raise-strong-believers-pt2

  • How to Raise Strong Believers, Part 1

    Jul 02 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/how-to-raise-strong-believers-pt1

  • Helping Your Daughter Understand Romantic Relationships, Part 4

    Jun 27 2019

    Dating can be exciting for your teenage daughter, but without proper boundaries, it can crush her heart. Danny and John give advice for how to talk with your teenagers about sex, and honoring God with their bodies. Featuring Jessie Minassian. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-daughter-understand-romantic-relatio...more

  • Helping Your Daughter Understand Romantic Relationships, Part 3

    Jun 25 2019

    Dating can be exciting for your teenage daughter, but without proper boundaries, it can crush her heart. Danny and John give advice for how to talk with your teenagers about sex, and honoring God with their bodies. Featuring Jessie Minassian. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-daughter-understand-romantic-relatio...more

  • Helping Your Daughter Understand Romantic Relationships, Part 3

    Jun 24 2019

    Jessie Minassian shares reasons why young girls sometimes seem so irrational. Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-daughter-understand-romantic-relationships-pt3

  • A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 4

    Jun 20 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-mothers-influence-on-her-son-pt4

  • A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 3

    Jun 18 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-mothers-influence-on-her-son-pt3

  • Helping Your Daughter Understand Romantic Relationships, Part 2

    Jun 13 2019

    High school can be a hard time for anyone but especially when dating is involved. John and Danny have some advice for you about helping your teen girl navigate the world of romance. Featuring Jessie Minassian. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-daughter-understand-romantic-relationships-pt2

  • Helping Your Daughter Understand Romantic Relationships, Part 1

    Jun 11 2019

    High school can be a hard time for anyone but especially when dating is involved. John and Danny have some advice for you about helping your teen girl navigate the world of romance. Featuring Jessie Minassian. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-daughter-understand-romantic-relationships-pt1

  • A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 2

    Jun 06 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-mothers-influence-on-her-son-pt2

  • A Mother's Influence on Her Son, Part 1

    Jun 04 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-mothers-influence-on-her-son-pt1

  • Embracing Childlike Faith as a Mom, Part 2

    May 30 2019

    Do you struggle with perfectionism as a parent? John and Danny give advice on letting yourself - and your children - relax. Featuring Erin Hawley. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/embracing-childlike-faith-as-a-mom-pt2

  • Embracing Childlike Faith as a Mom, Part 1

    May 28 2019

    Do you struggle with perfectionism as a parent? John and Danny give advice on letting yourself - and your children - relax. Featuring Erin Hawley. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/embracing-childlike-faith-as-a-mom-pt1

  • Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 3

    May 23 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/speaking-your-teens-love-language-pt4

  • Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 3

    May 21 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/speaking-your-teens-love-language-pt3

  • Raising Godly Children in Today's Culture, Part 2

    May 16 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/raising-godly-children-in-todays-culture-pt2

  • Raising Godly Children in Today's Culture, Part 1

    May 14 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/raising-godly-children-in-todays-culture-pt1

  • Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 2

    May 09 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/speaking-your-teens-love-language-pt2

  • Speaking Your Teen's Love Language, Part 1

    May 07 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/speaking-your-teens-love-language-pt1

  • Combating Bullies in Your Child's Life, Part 2

    May 02 2019

    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. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/focus-on-parenting-podcast/combating-bullies-in-your-childs-life-pt2