Holidays

The waist and legs of a child holding a valentine while wearing striped socks and a tutu

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Valentine's Day Cards and Activities

various authors

It’s easier than ever to let your family and friends know how much you care.

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Jesus Was Here on Earth

Mommy blogger Melanie Shankle recalls her daughter’s reaction to the Christmas story. Listen to the full program here.

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man with infant son

Article

Joseph: Not Your Ordinary Father

Glenn Stanton

How does Christ's earthly father reflects God's love of fatherhood

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Getting Organized for Christmas

Author Kathi Lipp offers practical suggestions for planning your family's Christmas celebration so that it can be budget-friendly, stress-free and Christ-centered. 

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woman with a Christmas package

Article

Get Organized to Reduce Christmas Stress

Ellie Kay

Start now to de-stress the Christmas holiday season through the use of a simple checklist! 

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child holding a paper that says "Thank you!"

Article

Show Kids How to Appreciate Their Pastor

Pam Woody

Celebrate Clergy Appreciation Month by teaching your kids to show gratitude to your family's pastor.

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Girl and boy praying as they lean against a folded flag

Article

Christian Faith in American History

Rebecca Hagelin

Our children need to know the truth about the influence of the Christian faith in American history. After all, the freedoms we enjoy in America today originated in Judeo-Christian ideals that date back to long before the American Revolution.

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Learn Money Personalities From Easter Candy

Financial expert and mom, Bethany Palmer, says you can learn how your child handles money using their Easter candy. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

Episode

Christmas Traditions

Do you have a favorite Christmas tradition?  If not, let me encourage you to start one this Christmas season.  Traditions can fill your home with richness and meaning for years to come.

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Norwegian Christmas Ornaments

Memories are always created around Christmas and here’s Dr. Kevin Leman sharing an interesting one on today’s Focus on the Family Minute. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

Episode

Tracking Santa

It’s been a staple of the holiday season for almost 60 years.  But if it hadn’t been for someone who believed in the spirit of Christmas, it might never have happened.

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Jesus Was Here on Earth

Mommy blogger, Melanie Shankle recalls her daughter’s reaction to the Christmas story. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Weekend

Episode

Embracing the Reality of Christmas and Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences

In Part 1 of this weekend's program, storyteller Al Andrews shares a dramatic reading of his narrative called A Walk One Winter Night. For more information, see the daily broadcast episode Embracing the Reality of Christmas.

In Part 2, Jim Daly and his wife, Jean, offer advice and encouragement to couples as they describe how they worked through their differences in the early years of their marriage. To learn more, see the daily broadcast episode Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Embracing the Reality of Christmas

Rediscover the joy and wonder of the Christmas season as storyteller Al Andrews shares a dramatic reading of his narrative called A Walk One Winter Night, in which a man goes for a wintery evening walk and experiences an epiphany while contemplating a manger scene on a neighbor's lawn.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Squanto: A Thanksgiving Drama (Part 2 of 2)

Focus on the Family presents our Radio Theatre production of "The Legend of Squanto," a fascinating account of the origin of Thanksgiving and one American Indian's journey to freedom. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Thanksgiving Tree

The season  of gratitude and wonder is upon us. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’ve asked our listeners to share with us special moments of traditions they have. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Squanto: A Thanksgiving Drama (Part 1 of 2)

Focus on the Family presents our Radio Theatre production of "The Legend of Squanto," a fascinating account of the origin of Thanksgiving and one American Indian's journey to freedom. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

The Importance of Tradition

Traditions are more than just annual fun. Author Glynnis Whitwer shares with Focus president Jim Daly the importance of traditions. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Simplifying and De-Stressing Your Holidays

Karen Ehman and Glynnis Whitwer share practical suggestions for simplifying and taking the stress out of the holiday season. 

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Three Gifts

You may be struggling to find creative ways to remember Jesus in the hubbub of Christmas. Speaker and author Karen Ehman shares with Focus president Jim Daly how the Wisemen in the Nativity story inspired her, and how she now takes that one step further. Listen to the full program here.

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A boy volunteering at a food pantry

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Ideas for Encouraging a Spirit of Giving

Kate Motaung

You can help your kids give generously to others.

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The Duggar family in a wintery setting

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Christmas With the Duggars

Elsa Kok Colopy

Jim Bob and Michelle offer a glimpse of their family life and traditions.

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Woman Writing Christmas Cards

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Writing Christmas Letters

Susan Mathis

Tips for writing your family's Christmas letter.

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