Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

Jim Daly

A Safe Place for Feelings

September 28, 2021

When your son or daughter is feeling down, where does he or she turn to for help? As a parent, it's good to give your child a safe place to express his or her emotions. John and Danny give some tips for helping your kids work through their feelings.

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Spending time with God can be difficult when your kids require so much attention. John and Danny offer some ideas for how to spend time with the Lord amidst the busyness of parenting. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Heidi St. John's book "Becoming MomStrong" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-21?refcd=1143802Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/encouraging-spiritual-growth-in-your-kids/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
September 23, 2021
As a parent, there are times when we all mess up. But the good news is that God's grace is there to pick us back up again, even when we fall. John and Danny share how God will meet us, even in our low moments as a parent. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Heidi St. John's book "Becoming MomStrong" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-21?refcd=1143802Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/you-dont-have-to-get-it-all-right/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
September 21, 2021
When you have a great day, being thankful is easy. But what about when you have a bad day? John and Danny discuss how families can still be grateful, even during difficult circumstances. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Tricia Goyer's book "The Grumble-Free Year" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-22?refcd=1142304Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/choosing-thankfulness-even-when-its-hard/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
September 16, 2021
When your plans fall apart, it can be very overwhelming. But what if a moment gone awry with your kids actually turned into a fun and lasting memory? Danny and John offer a healthy perspective for responding well, even when your plans don't work out. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Tricia Goyer's book "The Grumble-Free Year" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-22?refcd=1142304Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/handling-crazy-situations-with-joy/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
September 14, 2021
Let's be honest, there are moments when your strong-willed child is difficult to get along with. What do you do in those situations? John and Danny give some ideas for how to talk with your strong-willed son or daughter, even when it's hard. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Cynthia Tobias' book "You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded)" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-08-12?refcd=1270213Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-gift-of-a-strong-will/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
September 9, 2021
Raising a strong-willed son or daughter is not easy. Sometimes, getting him or her to comply with your requests can feel like trying to tame a wild beast. John and Danny provide a dose of hope to parents who feel overwhelmed by their strong-willed child. Featuring Cynthia Tobias. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Cynthia Tobias' book "You Can't Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded)" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-08-12?refcd=1270213Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/respecting-a-child-with-a-strong-will/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
September 7, 2021
It's important for your kids to have a safe place to express their emotions. What better place to start than at your home? John and Danny offer some helpful tools for connecting emotionally with your kids. Featuring Josh and Christi Straub. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Josh and Christi Straub's children's book "What Am I Feeling?" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-09-02?refcd=1139805Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/making-your-kids-feel-safe/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
September 2, 2021
Every parent faces challenges, but what do you do when a situation seems hopeless? Even if it feels dark today, please know, your story is not over. John and Danny give some encouragement to parents who feel weighed down by hard circumstances. Featuring Amber Lisa and Wendy Speake. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1135002Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/its-not-too-late-for-a-miracle/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 31, 2021
What do you see when you look back on your family history? For some, there are beautiful memories, but for others, it's a history of brokenness. No matter what your story is, John and Danny will encourage you that God can help you live out a better future. Featuring Elizabeth Oates. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Elizabeth Oates' book "Mending Broken Branches" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-27?refcd=1132601Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/fight-for-a-better-future/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 26, 2021
Even if you've come from a difficult family situation, God can still redeem your story. The key is never trying to heal on your own. John and Danny explain why counseling can help in overcoming a painful family past. Featuring Elizabeth Oates. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Elizabeth Oates' book "Mending Broken Branches" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-07-27?refcd=1132601Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/moving-on-from-a-difficult-past/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
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Need help raising your kids? The Focus on Parenting Podcast provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.

About Jim Daly

Jim Daly is President of Focus on the Family. His personal story from orphan to head of an international Christian organization dedicated to helping families thrive demonstrates — as he says — "that no matter how torn up the road has already been, or how pothole-infested it may look ahead, nothing — nothing — is impossible for God."

Daly is author of two books, Finding Home and Stronger. He is also a regular panelist for The Washington Post/Newsweekblog “On Faith.”

Keep up with Daly at www.JimDalyBlog.com.

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