Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

Jim Daly

Encouraging Your Child's Strengths

November 16, 2021

Your child has special gifts and talents. A big key to being a good parent is recognizing and encouraging those abilities in your son or daughter. John and Danny discuss what it looks like to draw out the gifts in your child. Featuring Rhonda Stoppe.

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Good parenting can always be traced to a healthy relationship with your children. But what does that look like? John and Danny discuss an important key for keeping a relationship strong, even when your child is acting up. Featuring Mike Berry. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Mike Berry's book "Winning the Heart of Your Child" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-12?refcd=1170002 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/three-core-parenting-principles/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
November 11, 2021
"You need more things!" "You need to do more activities with your kids!" These are the lies our culture shouts at us. But believing them will do more harm to your family than good. John and Danny discuss how simplifying your schedule can bring more peace into your home. Featuring Mike Berry. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Mike Berry's book "Winning the Heart of Your Child" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-12?refcd=1170002 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/correcting-a-counterfeit/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
November 9, 2021
When your son or daughter faces something challenging, one of the greatest blessings you can give him or her is reassurance. Danny shares with John about the different ways he's learned to encourage and connect with his son and his daughter. Featuring Matt and Lisa Jacobson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Matt and Lisa Jacobson's book "100 Ways to Love Your Daughter" or their book "100 Ways to Love Your Son" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-07?refcd=1169003 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-power-of-a-parents-perspective/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
November 4, 2021
Sometimes, what your son or daughter needs is a hug from you. John and Danny discuss the benefits of hugging your child and offer tips for how to respond when he or she doesn't want one. Featuring Matt and Lisa Jacobson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Matt and Lisa Jacobson's book "100 Ways to Love Your Daughter" or their book "100 Ways to Love Your Son" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-07?refcd=1169003 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/showing-healthy-affection/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
November 2, 2021
The family you came from has a huge influence on the ways you raise your own kids. In this profound conversation, John and Danny will encourage you to examine how your family of origin has impacted your parenting. Featuring Milan and Kay Yerkovich. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Milan and Kay Yerkovich's book "How We Love Our Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-28?refcd=1164201 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/parenting-and-love-styles-part-1-of-2/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
October 28, 2021
When your son or daughter is young, it's common for him or her to cry a lot. But the tears are typically pointing to something deeper. John and Danny offer some helpful tips for talking to your kids about their true feelings. Featuring Josh and Christi Straub. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Get Josh and Christi Straub's book: "What Am I Feeling?" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-26?refcd=1163103 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-your-child-cries/#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
October 26, 2021
Raising kids is an exhausting journey. At times, you might even think to yourself, "I can't do this!" If you feel that way today, you are not alone. John and Danny will offer ideas for staying encouraged, even when you're exhausted as a parent. Featuring Heidi St. John. 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=1159303 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/i-cant-do-this/‎#featured-resource-cta If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
October 21, 2021
There are many overwhelming moments in your parenting. Even when it feels challenging, one of the best gifts you can give your child is to pray he or she will follow God. John and Danny encourage you to keep being a godly influence for your kids, even when it's hard. 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=1159303Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/seeing-yourself-as-a-warrior/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
October 19, 2021
We all make mistakes as parents. But what do you do when a series of mistakes becomes an unhealthy pattern? The fact is, healing can take a long time. John and Danny describe how reconciliation is a process when you're trying to overcome the damage done by negative patterns. Featuring guest Mike Berry. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Mike Berry's book "Winning the Heart of Your Child" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-12?refcd=1154801Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/breaking-patterns-of-dysfunctional-parenting/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
October 14, 2021
You ask your child to do something, but instead of hearing "yes, Mom" or "yes, Dad," you get a negative response. Sound familiar? John and Danny explain why bad behavior is typically rooted in something much deeper that's going on in your child. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Mike Berry's book "Winning the Heart of Your Child" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-10-12?refcd=1154801Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-root-of-the-behavior/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
October 12, 2021
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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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