Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

Jim Daly

Say 'No' to Helicopter Parenting

September 22, 2020

You want your child to do well in school, but hovering won't help. John and Danny offer tips for encouraging your teen's autonomy. Featuring Dr. Kara Powell. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.

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If you're like many parents, technology restrictions are the greatest source of conflict for you and your children. John and Danny provide a quick refresher on reasonable technology guidelines to protect your family. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Hope for the Prodigal: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-20#refcd=991307Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/wise-tech-habits-for-all-ages/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
September 17, 2020
If you're not always sure how to apply your faith to parenting, you're not alone. John and Danny offer help for parents who feel stuck because of a parenting challenge. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Hope for the Prodigal: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-20#refcd=991307Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/healing-after-a-family-crisis/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
September 15, 2020
Helping your child develop confidence is a key way to prevent bullying. John and Danny discuss life skills to teach your son in middle school and beyond. Featuring Jonathan Catherman, Reed Catherman, and Cole Catherman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.The Manual to Middle School: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-11#refcd=988501Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/helping-your-son-build-healthy-confidence/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
September 10, 2020
Every middle school child feels pressure to fit in. John and Danny tackle how to help your child feel belonging at home; plus, how to intervene when your child's friends are negative influences. Featuring Jonathan Catherman, Reed Catherman, and Cole Catherman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.The Manual to Middle School: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-08-11#refcd=988501Get More Episode Resources: https://focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/strategies-for-combating-peer-pressure/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
September 8, 2020
In parenting, actions speak louder than words. John and Danny discuss how to follow through on your promises -- and teach your kids you mean what you say. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.GIST: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-09-01#refcd=985305Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-marriage-podcast/recovering-the-weight-behind-your-words/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
September 3, 2020
Every parent wants their child to succeed, but you can quickly become over-invested in your child's achievements. John and Danny offer tips to help you avoid overparenting. Featuring Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/how-overparenting-hurts-your-kids/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
September 1, 2020
The advice to "follow your heart" sounds innocuous in movies, but it can lead you astray in real life. John and Danny discuss the importance of giving your children sound life advice. Featuring Ray Vander Laan. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.DVD & Discussion Guide: TTWMK #16: Cultures in Conflict: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-fofp-podcast-2020-07-28#refcd=982501Get More Episode Resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/should-you-follow-your-heart/#featured-resource-ctaIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
August 27, 2020
If your kids have made a profession of faith, it doesn't mean your job is over! John and Danny share practical tips for discipling your children. Featuring Ray Vander Laan. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
August 25, 2020
It's painful to watch older children stray from the Christian life. John and Danny offer encouragement to parents with prodigal children. Featuring Pastor Bill Putman and Pastor Jim Putman. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
August 20, 2020
Sometimes you must act as a parent more than a friend. John and Danny describe situations when you should practice tough love. Featuring Ginger Hubbard. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
August 18, 2020
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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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