Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

Jim Daly

Fight for a Better Future

August 26, 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.

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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/
August 24, 2021
Grandparents can play a significant role in their grandchild's life by offering their unconditional love. John and Danny list topics for grandparents and parents to discuss to prevent misunderstandings.Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "There's a Reason the Call it GRANDparenting" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-06-15?refcd=1101201Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/parents-and-grandparents-tips-for-communication/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
August 22, 2021
When life is busy, it's vitally important to remind yourself of God's goodness. But doing so isn't always easy in the midst of parenting. John and Danny discuss people who've inspired them to trust God amidst the big task of raising kids. Featuring Tricia Goyer. 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=1127203Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/praising-god-as-a-family/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 19, 2021
Just like poison is to your body, complaining is toxic for your home environment. But if you'll deal with it, your home can experience a new sense of peace. John and Danny offer some ideas for how to practice thankfulness in your home. Featuring Tricia Goyer. 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=1127203Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-difference-between-honesty-and-complaining/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 17, 2021
Every child has a unique, God-given personality. But what do you do when your son or daughter is always determined to get his or her way? John and Danny give some hope to parents with a strong-willed son or daughter. Featuring guest 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=1123803Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-you-have-a-strong-willed-child/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 12, 2021
When your child is hurting, it's easy to ask yourself, "do I have the right words to say?" The truth is, just being there for your son or daughter can make a huge difference. John and Danny provide encouragement to parents with a hurting child. Featuring Michele Howe.Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast, or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "There's a Reason They Call It GRANDparenting" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-06-15?refcd=1123303Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/being-present-during-difficult-times/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 10, 2021
Activities with your children can be fun, but also very exhausting! What do you do when all the things you'd planned become too much to handle? John and Danny offer some ideas for lightening your schedule. Featuring Amber Lia and Wendy Speake.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=1123406Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/when-multitasking-is-too-much/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 5, 2021
Stress is part of parenting, but how do you cope with it when you're completely overwhelmed? John and Danny share about how they've learned to rely on God's strength during stressful moments. Featuring Amber Lia and Wendy Speake.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=1123406Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/healthy-coping-for-stressful-times/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
August 3, 2021
In the Bible, God is compared to a loving father. But, if a person didn't have a good father in the home, he or she might turn away from the Lord. John and Danny offer hope to parents who have a child who's far from God.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=1120102Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/how-the-gospel-heals-parental-wounds/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
July 29, 2021
All of us have baggage from our family of origin. But with God's help, we can overcome a painful past. John and Danny give hope to those who come from a divorced family. 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=1120102Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/overcoming-a-parents-divorce/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
July 27, 2021
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About Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

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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