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Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

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Rank #30 in Kids & Family category

Kids & Family
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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Need help with raising your kids? Focus on the Family provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.

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Need help with raising your kids? Focus on the Family provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.

iTunes Ratings

449 Ratings
Average Ratings
293
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61

A great resource for parents of all ages and stages

By Iwantstormback - Aug 28 2019
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Solid, practical parenting tips and advice.

Love this podcast

By Love our family - Nov 29 2018
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I could hug this podcast love it so relatable and so easy to follow.

iTunes Ratings

449 Ratings
Average Ratings
293
60
22
13
61

A great resource for parents of all ages and stages

By Iwantstormback - Aug 28 2019
Read more
Solid, practical parenting tips and advice.

Love this podcast

By Love our family - Nov 29 2018
Read more
I could hug this podcast love it so relatable and so easy to follow.
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Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast

Latest release on Jan 23, 2020

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Need help with raising your kids? Focus on the Family provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.

Rank #1: Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 1

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There seems to be an identity crisis going on in our culture, as we hear stories of boys wanting to be girls and girls wanting to be boys. John and Danny discuss some of the stark differences between boys and girls and why it's important for our boys to be boys. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Oct 24 2019

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Rank #2: Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 8

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John and Danny explain how thinking about and implementing consequences may sometimes be more effective in parenting than just handing out rewards and punishments.
Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 02 2020

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Rank #3: Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 1

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We want our kids to be able to function well in society. That’s why we have to create boundaries for them when they’re young. John and Danny explain how to set boundaries by striking a balance of love and limits even if those boundaries are met with resistance. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Oct 31 2019

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Rank #4: Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 2

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Little boys share a special bond with their moms because they often spend the most amount of time together. John and Danny explain how time with mom during the first few years of a boy's life can shape their view of women. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Nov 19 2019

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Rank #5: Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 3

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Little boys share a special bond with their moms because they often spend the most amount of time together. John and Danny explain how time with mom during the first few years of a boy's life can shape their view of women. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Nov 21 2019

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Rank #6: Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 4

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Moms and sons have a special relationship. But there comes a time in every boy’s life that he wages a war on his mom. John and Danny discuss when a boy starts looking at his mom as a potential enemy and what a mom can do about it. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 17 2019

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Rank #7: Disciplining Your Kids With Love and Limits, Part 5

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There's no way to keep your children happy all the time. They need to go through their own struggles so they know how to handle tough situations later on in life. John and Danny emphasize the importance of allowing kids to learn resiliency. Featuring Ellen Schuknecht and Erin MacPherson.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Oct 29 2019

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Rank #8: Helping Your Daughter Become a Confident Woman, Part 7

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In TV and movies dads are often portrayed as kind of dopey or clown-ish. But dads are called to be leaders in their households. John and Danny emphasize how dads can often provide a unique perspective in troubling situations their daughters may be facing. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Oct 22 2019

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Rank #9: Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 5

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There’s helicopter parenting, free range parenting, tiger parenting, and even lawnmower parenting. John and Danny discuss how "mowing down" roadblocks for our kids as lawnmower parents can cause serious damage later on. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 26 2019

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Rank #10: Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 5

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Doting moms may have good intentions, but John and Danny discuss how prioritizing the kids too much can end up turning them into idols and hurting the family. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 19 2019

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Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 7

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There’s helicopter parenting, free range parenting, tiger parenting, and even lawnmower parenting. John and Danny discuss how "mowing down" roadblocks for our kids as lawnmower parents can cause serious damage later on. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 23 2020

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Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 6

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There’s helicopter parenting, free range parenting, tiger parenting, and even lawnmower parenting. John and Danny discuss how "mowing down" roadblocks for our kids as lawnmower parents can cause serious damage later on. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 21 2020

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 7

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Dads have a tendency to back off when a mom is super strong, especially when dealing with their sons. John and Danny discuss why Dad sometimes gets jealous of mom and son’s relationship and warn against retreating because of it.
Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 16 2020

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 6

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Mom trains her little boy to say please and thank you but John and Danny explore why it's important to let the son speak for himself as he gets older.
Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 14 2020

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Helping Your Kids Navigate Life's Challenges, Part 2

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John and Danny explain how to teach our kids about sexuality properly to help keep them from terrible repercussions like getting hooked on pornography later on.
Featuring Josh McDowell

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 09 2020

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Helping Your Kids Navigate Life's Challenges, Part 1

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John and Danny explain how to teach our kids about sexuality properly to help keep them from terrible repercussions like getting hooked on pornography later on.
Featuring Josh McDowell

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 07 2020

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Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 8

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John and Danny explain how thinking about and implementing consequences may sometimes be more effective in parenting than just handing out rewards and punishments.
Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Jan 02 2020

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Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 7

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Parents who listen to Focus on the Family and the Parenting Podcast may try to implement some of the advice they hear and that's great! But John and Danny explain that because kids are always watching our actions, these parents should be consistent with the new parenting tools they pick up.
Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 31 2019

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Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 5

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There’s helicopter parenting, free range parenting, tiger parenting, and even lawnmower parenting. John and Danny discuss how "mowing down" roadblocks for our kids as lawnmower parents can cause serious damage later on. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 26 2019

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Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 4

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Strong-willed children must face the consequences of their actions, but John and Danny warn against breaking the will of the strong-willed child. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 24 2019

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 5

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Doting moms may have good intentions, but John and Danny discuss how prioritizing the kids too much can end up turning them into idols and hurting the family. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 19 2019

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 4

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Moms and sons have a special relationship. But there comes a time in every boy’s life that he wages a war on his mom. John and Danny discuss when a boy starts looking at his mom as a potential enemy and what a mom can do about it. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 17 2019

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Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 8

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Children are a gift from God, and John and Danny emphasize how important it is for Christian parents to keep that in mind especiallly during tough times.
Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Podcast users, find today's related resources at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/finding-freedom-as-based-mom-part-8/

Dec 12 2019

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Finding Freedom as a Grace Based Mom, Part 7

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Children are a gift from God, and John and Danny emphasize how important it is for Christian parents to keep that in mind especiallly during tough times.
Featuring Jeannie Cunnion.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Podcast users, find today's related resources at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/focus-on-parenting-podcast/finding-freedom-as-based-mom-part-7/

Dec 10 2019

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Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 6

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Out of Dr. Kathy Koch's 5 core needs of a child, John and Danny focus on identity and how to make kids feel like they know who they are and that they belong in your family.
Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 05 2019

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Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 5

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John and Danny discuss how sometimes we have to allow our children go through some pain and struggle to help them grow strong.
Featuring Dr. Kathy Koch.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Dec 03 2019

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Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 3

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As parents, dealing day in and day out with our children can wear us out. John and Danny challenge parents to reach out for help and resources before complete exhaustion sets in. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Nov 28 2019

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Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 2

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Parents need discernment when it comes to some of the advice they'll come across in raising their kids. John and Danny explain how the terrible advice of "never telling children no" can actually harm our kids. Featuring Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Nov 26 2019

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 3

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Little boys share a special bond with their moms because they often spend the most amount of time together. John and Danny explain how time with mom during the first few years of a boy's life can shape their view of women. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Nov 21 2019

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 2

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Little boys share a special bond with their moms because they often spend the most amount of time together. John and Danny explain how time with mom during the first few years of a boy's life can shape their view of women. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY

Nov 19 2019

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iTunes Ratings

449 Ratings
Average Ratings
293
60
22
13
61

A great resource for parents of all ages and stages

By Iwantstormback - Aug 28 2019
Read more
Solid, practical parenting tips and advice.

Love this podcast

By Love our family - Nov 29 2018
Read more
I could hug this podcast love it so relatable and so easy to follow.