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A show designed to help parents give their children what they’ll need to thrive during this school year. Join John Fuller, Danny Huerta and featured guests as they cover a wide range of topics to make this school year successful in and out of the classroom.

Thriving Studen‪t‬ Focus on the Family

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

A show designed to help parents give their children what they’ll need to thrive during this school year. Join John Fuller, Danny Huerta and featured guests as they cover a wide range of topics to make this school year successful in and out of the classroom.

    Episode 1: Your Child's Emotional Health

    Episode 1: Your Child's Emotional Health

    As a parent you can help your child to become emotionally resilient. Join us on Episode 1 of Thriving Student as Dr. Kevin Leman and Nancy Rue address school violence and bullying, and how you can offer your child hope and emotional support in the midst of traumatic events.

    • 30 min
    Episode 2: Learning Styles

    Episode 2: Learning Styles

    What do you do when your child is trying to understand a subject in school, and the material just isn't making sense to him or her? Today, Dr. Kathy Koch joins us to discuss the strengths of different learning styles, and Cynthia Tobias gives solutions for getting homework completed.

    • 34 min
    Episode 3: Social Environment at School

    Episode 3: Social Environment at School

    What do you do when your child hears or sees something at school that is inappropriate? Today, Dr. Kathy Koch gives solutions for connecting with your child beyond the phone screen, and Mary Flo Ridley offers tips for talking with your children about sexuality.

    • 32 min
    Episode 4: Physical Health

    Episode 4: Physical Health

    The school year is busy, and taking good care of yourself and your child takes a concentrated effort. Join us as we hear from Dr. Paul Reisser about making good nutritional choices, and from Dr. Arch Hart about how to get a good night of sleep.

    • 25 min
    Episode 5: Spiritual Health

    Episode 5: Spiritual Health

    Many parents feel overwhelmed with the task of leading their children spiritually. Today, Dr. Tony Evans talks about how parents can equip their children to face the culture, while Erin MacPherson and Ellen Schuknecht explain how you can influence your children to follow Christ in school.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

ElQannasGal ,

Episode 2

I am enjoying this podcast and can’t wait for more. I don’t have children and I am not a student but i am able to apply the “8 great smarts” to my own life and situation.

LagunaGirl78 ,

Great content!

Great short interviews we needed to hear to have a successful school season! Thanks Focus on the Family!

coffeeandJesus17 ,

Super helpful this time of year

Really thankful for podcasts like this.

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