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Be encouraged and uplifted to build your family upon enduring truths that are built upon God's word. Whether it's marriage tips or how to raise your sons and daughters, Dr. Dobson and his guests will help you build a stronger marriage and family.

Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk Dr. James Dobson

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6 • 33 Ratings

Be encouraged and uplifted to build your family upon enduring truths that are built upon God's word. Whether it's marriage tips or how to raise your sons and daughters, Dr. Dobson and his guests will help you build a stronger marriage and family.

    America’s birthday: The Real Story

    America’s birthday: The Real Story

    As you prepare to celebrate the 246th anniversary of America’s independence on July 4th, will it just be a day off to eat hot dogs and enjoy fireworks? We hope not! On today’s special pre-Independence Day edition of Family Talk, David Barton, founder of Wallbuilders, takes a look at our country’s biblical foundations. For example, in May, 1778, General George Washington told his 11,000 soldiers positioned at Valley Forge in the midst of the Revolutionary War that, “To the distinguished character of patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.”

    • 25 min
    The Kindness Challenge: 30 Days to Improve Any Relationship - Part 2

    The Kindness Challenge: 30 Days to Improve Any Relationship - Part 2

    Today on Family Talk, social researcher Shaunti Feldhahn joins Dr. Tim Clinton for a second installment to further discuss her hallmark “Kindness Challenge.” Shaunti explains that kindness has to be intentional, and it is more than just being polite. When it’s done well, kindness has the power to improve strained relationships and turn difficult marriages around. But it takes practice, and everyone has blind spots when it comes to kindness. Shaunti invites listeners to choose one person in their life, and commit to a thirty-day strategic practice of kindness and grace directed toward that individual. Since 89% of people who participate in the kindness challenge see an improvement in their relationships, it’s definitely worth the effort!

    • 25 min
    The Kindness Challenge: 30 Days to Improve Any Relationship - Part 1

    The Kindness Challenge: 30 Days to Improve Any Relationship - Part 1

    Are you really as nice as you think you are? What does it mean to be kind to others? Today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk, Dr. Tim Clinton talks with social researcher, speaker, and best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn about her book, "The Kindness Challenge: Thirty Days to Improve Any Relationship". After searching for a singular common denominator in successful relationships, Shaunti discovered that it is, indeed, kindness. But what does “being kind” look like in our daily relationships? First, it means “nixing the negative,” “practicing praise,” and “carrying out kindness.”

    • 25 min
    Parenting Basics: The First Years - Part 2

    Parenting Basics: The First Years - Part 2

    On today’s edition of Family talk, hear another day of practical wisdom for those expecting their first baby, or for the parents of a newborn.  Dr. James Dobson continues his discussion with a panel of pediatric doctors. If your baby is colicky, don’t hesitate to ask the grandparents or your close friends to watch the child for a couple of hours so you can take a break. The pediatricians also weigh in on the debate over scheduled feedings versus on-demand feedings, and provide advice on sleep training.

    • 25 min
    Parenting Basics: The First Years - Part 1

    Parenting Basics: The First Years - Part 1

    If you’re expecting a child or are the parent of a newborn, you won’t want to miss today’s Family Talk broadcast. As Dr. James Dobson interviews a panel of pediatric doctors, you’ll learn about the importance of breastfeeding, best practices for treating croup, and some of the presumed causes of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS. Because babies have an insatiable curiosity in their first year, it’s essential to child-proof your home by placing medicines, cleaning products, and other potentially toxic items out of reach.

    • 25 min
    Dr. Dobson: The Man Behind the Mic - Part 2

    Dr. Dobson: The Man Behind the Mic - Part 2

    The Lord has used Dr. James Dobson to help parents dare to discipline, take on their strong willed child, bring up boys and girls according to biblical principles, and manage the heart when love must be tough. But, on today’s edition of Family Talk, radio host Chris Fabry turns the table and interviews Dr. Dobson. We learn how he regrets not having had the opportunity to interview Francis Schaeffer or Billy Graham. He also shares about his transition from Focus on the Family and his memorable interview with serial killer Ted Bundy, who warned parents to protect their kids from pornography.

    • 25 min

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Amazing God’S teaching. Thank you for putting the word out there.

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