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Dr. James Dobson

Parenting Newborns and Those Early Years - II

July 26, 2013
Ah, those early years of parenting...There are so many new experiences! And along with the joys come some anxieties — but you don’t have to parent out of fear. Find the solid answers you can trust from Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk. Whether you're worried about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), or prescription antibiotics — get answers from our favorite pediatrician, Dr. Meg Meeker, and arm yourself with the BEST information to keep your child healthy and safe.

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So you’re a new parent...that means you’re an automatic target for everyone’s favorite advice! But you probably DO have real questions on things like breastfeeding or sleep training — and we the have answers to those questions! Hear trusted, time-proven advice, as Dr. James Dobson and pediatrician Dr. Meg Meeker tackle topics from parenting during the early years! So before trying out that new tip from your best-friend’s-cousin-once-removed, get answers from the experts.
July 25, 2013
When you’re expecting a baby, you simply hope for a child who’s healthy and ordinary. And yet, from that day onward, why doesn’t “average” seem good enough anymore? Confront common parental pressures, and stop being driven by perfectionism! It’s not about being perfect; it’s about being faithful. It’s refreshment for every mom and dad.
July 24, 2013
Do you feel trapped in a cycle of “shoulda, coulda, woulda”—reminding you of missed opportunities as a parent? I shoulda packed a better lunch for my son… OR I coulda made cookies for the class field trip. Author and mother of three, Julie Barnhill helps parents break the cycle of guilt and start living with grace—for yourself and for your family!
July 23, 2013
It’s that nagging feeling that many mothers struggle with—an overwhelming sense of guilt. But you’re not alone. Whether your child is age 2 or 32, ALL of us are plagued by guilt at one time or anther. Break free of that guilt with Julie Barnhill, author of Confessions of an Imperfect Mom. It’s encouragement for ALL parents.
July 22, 2013
Whether it’s a wildfire or an earthquake, nothing makes us feel powerless like a natural disaster. But God is always in control. Troy Meeder takes us on a first-hand visit to a land decimated by a tsunami, and describes how God guided him through the devastating wreckage to the one boy who needed him most. Hear his message of victory.
July 19, 2013
She was a troublemaker all her life and never thought she’d amount to anything until a friend at church reached out to her. Hear how the Lord turned her life around and helped her break free of her past — now she’s helping others find the same freedom. It’s an inspiring testimony you won't want to miss.
July 18, 2013
Hear the harrowing story of a young girl who grew up unwanted at home and the chaos it created in her life. Instead of giving up, however, she beat the odds—and through her trials, she found freedom! It’s a gripping story that ends with God’s redemption and a life transformed.
July 17, 2013
Your husband won’t say it, but you know he’d love a new smartphone for his birthday, and you’d much rather eat out than make a pile of dishes tonight. Does being fiscally fit mean never getting to splurge? No! Household finance expert Ellie Kay explains how you can live on a responsible budget and have a little fun! Hear concrete tips for saving money and teaching your kids to do the same.
July 16, 2013
Every couple on earth has argued about money at one time or another. But as crucial as money matters are, there’s no need to fight! Household finances expert Ellie Kay will teach husbands and wives how to hammer out their money plans in just one hour a week — without an argument! Learn how to avoid conflict without avoiding the discussion.
July 15, 2013
What does spiritual leadership in the home look like? Dr. Luis Palau encourages husbands and wives to put God first. Learn how the Lord can meet every need, and how you can know Him personally.
July 12, 2013
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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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