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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.

Focus on Parenting Podcast Focus on the Family

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 98 Ratings

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.

    Ongoing Conversations with Your Teen

    Ongoing Conversations with Your Teen

    Helping a son or daughter get through the teen years isn't just one conversation. It's more like a series of discussions. Danny and John will encourage you to create an environment where your son or daughter can talk to you about anything. Also, Jim Daly and a group of parents share about why it's good to have honest conversations with your children.

     

     

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    Personal Identity Formation in the Age of Authenticity

     

    Walking Alongside Your Teen

     

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    Preparing Well for the Teen Years

    Preparing Well for the Teen Years

    How do you prepare your child for the teen years? While there's no magic formula, Danny and John will share when it's a good time to start having discussions with your son or daughter about puberty. Plus Jim Daly speaks with a group of parents who took their kids through a Focus curriculum called Launch Into the Teen Years.

     

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    Walking Alongside Your Teen

     

    Personal Identity Formation in the Age of Authenticity

     

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    • 8 min
    Getting Rid of Clutter in Your Home

    Getting Rid of Clutter in Your Home

    What do you do when there's something in your house you want to get rid of, but your kids want to keep? Danny tells John about a time this very scenario happened in his home. Also, to help you be more organized, Jim Daly and Courtney Ellis will encourage you to teach your kids generosity, and to be honest with yourself about your spending patterns.

     

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    How Do I Declutter My Life?

     

    Is your life a crazy mess?

     

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    • 9 min
    How to Stop Worrying About Stuff

    How to Stop Worrying About Stuff

    Does it ever feel like you are running out of space, because you have so much stuff sometimes? Courtney Ellis tells Jim Daly how she's struggled with this very thing as a mom of young kids. Plus, John and Danny will encourage you why taking little steps can go a long way in living a more organized life.

     

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    How Do I Declutter My Life?

     

    Busy, Busy, Busy 

     

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    • 9 min
    Having Joy as a Parent

    Having Joy as a Parent

    Choosing joy is essential if you're going to have lasting happiness as a parent. John and Danny address how you can still have joy, even if you're facing difficult circumstances as a mom or dad. Plus, Jim Daly and Janel Breitenstein share how being joyful is ultimately a decision you make, even in your parenting

     

     

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    Putting God First

     

    Contact our Counseling Department 

     

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    • 10 min
    Maturity and Forgiveness

    Maturity and Forgiveness

    Seeing your son or daughter mature is very rewarding. However, if your child isn't where you want them to be, Jim Daly and Dr. Randy Schroeder will encourage you to not give up. They'll even offer some ideas for how to ask for forgiveness, if you don't get something right. Also, John and Danny will discuss why forgiveness is many times a long process.

     

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    Sorry' Seems to Be the Hardest Word

     

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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

Andrew Magoffin ,

Encouraging

These have been very enjoyable but I find it a little annoying how short they are, I feel like I’m missing so much of the conversation.

grateful Canadian :) ,

Love it

Love these podcasts, short and sweet, packed with wisdom and practical ideas...encouraging and inspiring! Thank you!

JenaDay ,

Parenting

Honestly I need all the spiritual
Guidance I can get. And I so value these podcast greatly!! I listen when I clean and walk! Bless you guys!

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