Teens

Focus on the Family Minute

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Mentoring At-Risk Teens

Just taking the time to spend with a troubled teen can make the difference.  Rob Mitchell says it helped to have role models.  Listen to the Full program here.

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Six Marks of a College-Ready Teen

Alex Chediak

Alex Chediak shares six foundational marks of a teen who will make responsible decisions.

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Conflict With Your Teen

Gary Smalley and Greg Smalley

Good communication begins with listening and not with searching for solutions.

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The Hidden Traps of Wicca

Catherine Sanders

Learn about what Wicca is, what its followers believe and what God thinks about Wicca. There is also discussion about why Wicca has become more mainstream and popular in today's culture.

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Living With Healthy Grief

Glenn Lutjens

Learn how to deal with the grief that comes from the death of a loved one or from divorce. It includes the stages of grief and provides teens with ideas on how to walk through the process of grief after a loss.

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Absolute Truth

Lindy Keffer

Learn about absolute truth and what it means in a culture that embraces relativism, including evidence on the reality of God, Jesus and the Bible, and growing in Christian faith and beliefs.

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The Vicious Truth About Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

Bob Waliszewski , Loren Eaton , and Adam Holz

Read about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, what the Bible has to say about getting high, how a teen can help a friend involved in substance abuse and resources for drug abuse.

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The Truth About Eating Disorders

Focus on the Family

Learn what causes eating disorders, what the root of the problem is, factors that could lead to the development of an eating disorder, what the Bible says about beauty and how to avoid the trap of eating disorders.

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Your Teen Needs You

Your teen needs you to counteract the culture and set a positive Christian example in the face of all society throws at them.

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Tips for Parenting Teens

How to connect with your teen through the turbulent adolescent years.

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Sticking With Your Teen: Having to Say You're Sorry

The most powerful words we can say to our kids ("I'm sorry") are also the most humbling – and sometimes the most painful.

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A mom and a teen son are sitting at the table eating and talking

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Conflict With Your Teen

Good communication begins with listening and not with searching for solutions.

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Dad and son looking straight ahead, with the dad resting his arm on his son's shoulders

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How Your Teen is Wired

What can parents do to better understand their children's teen years?

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Help Your Teens Achieve Their Dreams

The time you invest in helping your child discover his or her God-given gifts and talents will be one of the most cherished investments you'll ever make.

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Three teenage girls sit on a bench in a mall

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Letting Go of Your Teen

Your teen is separating from you; make this transition easier by understanding what's yours to control and what isn't.

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Pregnant Teen

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Your Teenager is Pregnant

When your teenage daughter tells you she's pregnant, or your teenage son tells you his girlfriend is, it's not the best news. It isn't the end of the world either.

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Tips for Parenting Teens

Joe White and Lissa Halls Johnson

Consider the many areas that change during the adolescent years, and how to parent your kids through them.

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 Teen girl dressed in a store clerk apron and standing by a register in a gourmet food shop

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Preparing Your Teen for the Work World

Paul White

Helping your teens build a foundation for how to work well and to be better prepared for their future.

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