Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

Jim Daly

Helping Your Child Find Freedom from Perfectionism

June 3, 2021

Many unhealthy behaviors are easy to spot. But it may be harder to tell if your child is struggling with unhealthy perfectionism. John and Danny describe perfectionist tendencies in teens and offer advice for overcoming unhealthy thought patterns.

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It's typical for teenagers to experience ups and downs. But if your child continues to be withdrawn or angry, consider what's under the surface. John and Danny describe root fears that can cause teens to act out.Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1100101Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/whats-driving-your-teens-behavior/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
June 1, 2021
Infertility can be such a painful, isolating experience. John and Danny offer advice to couples who long for children.Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "Praying for Girls" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-25?refcd=1097201Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/encouragement-for-couples-facing-infertility/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 27, 2021
Corrie ten Boom once asked, "Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?" John and Danny describe key prayers to pray for your kids. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "Praying for Girls" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-25?refcd=1097201Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/is-prayer-your-last-priority/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 25, 2021
You are the best person to teach your child important truths about God's design for sexuality. John and Danny offer encouragement to parents who are anxious about having 'the talk.' Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the Launch Into the Teen Years Kit with your donation of any amount: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1092404Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/a-short-guide-to-the-talk/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 20, 2021
John and Danny offer practical advice for teaching your child a Biblical view of sexuality. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the Launch Into the Teen Years Kit with your donation of any amount: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/launch-into-the-teen-years-kit#refcd=1092404Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/sharing-gods-vision-for-sexuality/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 18, 2021
It can be really difficult not to react in anger when your kids repeat frustrating behaviors. John and Danny offer a helpful perspective on whining and complaining.Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "Triggers: Exchanging Parent's Emotional Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1090204Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/the-power-of-a-gentle-answer/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: http://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 13, 2021
John and Danny offer advice to help parents discover the root cause of their anger. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "Triggers" with your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-05-11?try=1&refcd=1090204Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/identifying-triggers-in-parenting/If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
May 11, 2021
Parenting is a marathon, and it's helpful to keep the end goal in mind: you're preparing your kids for adulthood. John and Danny discuss the dangers of believing your primary job is to make your child happy. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" with your donation of any amount!: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1086203Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/is-it-your-job-to-make-your-child-happy/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/
May 6, 2021
John and Danny discuss the importance of giving your kids both encouragement and honest feedback, and in finding a middle ground between them. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get the book "GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-04-06?refcd=1086203Get more resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/should-you-tell-kids-theyre-special/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
May 4, 2021
There's so much conflicting advice on the internet about correcting your child's misbehavior – but what does the Bible teach about godly discipline? John and Danny offer practical, Bible-based advice.Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get Dr. David Clarke's book "Parenting is Hard and Then You Die" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-fofp-podcast-2021-01-05?refcd=1084201Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/getting-a-handle-on-godly-discipline/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
April 29, 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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