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Dr. James Dobson

From Santa to Sexting: Protecting Your Middle-Schooler, Part 1

August 20, 2012
Parents, are you wondering how to safeguard your children in a technology driven world? You’ll learn that your son or daughter may be doing a whole lot more than just texting on their cell phone. Learn more about how to protect your adolescent from the Internet and themselves.

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Are you curious to know how Dr. Dobson got his start in ministry so many years ago? You can hear from a man who not only took the time to mentor and encourage a young Dr. Dobson but also took the time to understand him.
August 17, 2012
Do you often feel your family can’t withstand one more tragedy? Hear from Mary Beth Bingaman, who gave up her last semester of college to be a donor of a miraculous gift that ultimately kept her family intact. It’s a sobering reminder on how a devastating experience can actually bring a family even closer together.
August 16, 2012
Dr. James Dobson will talk to the Bingaman family as they share about their ministry of hospitality — where family is their greatest asset! Hear how their overwhelming love helped a family member triumph over a deadly cancer.
August 15, 2012
Did you know that 31 percent of parents have sent resumes to a potential employer on behalf of their children? As we’ll hear, hovering over your kids like this can really cripple them, especially once they’ve reached adulthood. Learn how to teach your kids responsibility — not entitlement.
August 14, 2012
Many of you have heard this generation of kids referred to as “Generation Me” — we will find out where this unfortunate moniker comes from and how to prevent the same unflattering label from being applied to your child. This is practical advice for raising responsible kids.
August 13, 2012
Mom and Dad, do you ever wonder if your kids are really listening to you? Today, you’ll learn that even though your daughter might be rolling her eyes while you’re talking, what you say matters to her, and just might save her life. Learn more about your responsibility to protect and teach your teen.
August 10, 2012
Dr. James Dobson and two OB-GYN’s, Drs. Joe McIlhaney and Freda McKissic Bush, will share how the casual approach to sexuality is devastating an entire generation of young people — and hurting our daughters worst of all. If you want your little girl to grow up healthy, happy and safe, then learn how to protect her today.
August 9, 2012
Many argue that the sexual revolution brought positive change, especially for women, but 40 years later, what do we have to show for it? Our guests will hit this issue head-on with the answer to that question: all we have to show is millions infected with diseases and a skyrocketing out-of-wedlock birth rate. Learn how you can protect your kids today.
August 8, 2012
As Christians, we’re supposed to believe that God is still good, even in the worst of times. Hear from one family whose journey through grief would try their faith in the fire. Two sets of parents — two daughters involved in a horrific car crash — and a tragic case of mistaken identity. Hear how their faith was tested, and proven true.
August 7, 2012
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare — that phone call in the middle of the night from a hospital. Hear from two parents who received that call — and whose grief was made even more traumatic because of a case of mistaken identity. It’s a story about how God is still God, even in the darkest of times.
August 6, 2012
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About Family Talk

Family Talk is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, the ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family, and child-development. Since its inception, Family Talk has served millions of families with broadcasts, monthly newsletters, feature articles, videos, blogs, books and other resources available on demand via its website, mobile apps, and social media platforms.


The Dr. James Dobson Family Institute (JDFI) is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded initially as Family Talk in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, the ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family, and child-development. Since its inception, Family Talk has served families with broadcasts, monthly newsletters, feature articles, videos, blogs, books, and other resources available on demand via its website, mobile apps, and social media platforms. In 2017, the ministry rebranded under JDFI to expand its four core ministry divisions consisting of Family Talk, the Dobson Policy and Education Centers, and the Dobson Digital Library.


Dr. Dobson's flagship program, "Family Talk," is aired on more than 1,300 terrestrial radio outlets and numerous digital channels that reach millions of people each month.

About Dr. James Dobson

Dr. James Dobson is the Founder and President of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, "Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk." He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family, including The New Dare to Discipline, Love for a Lifetime, Life on the Edge, Love Must Be Tough, The New Strong-Willed Child, When God Doesn't Make Sense, Bringing Up Boys, Marriage Under Fire, Bringing Up Girls, Head Over Heels and, most recently, Your Legacy: The Greatest Gift.


Dr. Dobson served as an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine for 14 years and on the attending staff of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles for 17 years. He has been active in governmental affairs and has advised five U.S. presidents on family matters. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (1967) in the field of child development. He holds 17 honorary doctoral degrees, and was inducted in 2008 into The National Radio Hall of Fame. Dr. Dobson recently received the following awards: Winston Churchill Lifetime Achievement Award from the Faith & Freedom Coalition (2017), Daniel Award from AZ Christian University (2016), and the Defender of Life Award from the Justice Foundation (2015).


Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they have two grown children, Danae and Ryan, and two grandchildren. The Dobsons reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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