Ages 13-18

Two fast-food femail workers in aprons and at the counter

Series

Teens and Work

Prepare your kids now so they will become good workers at whatever jobs they eventually get.

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An illustration of two teenagers searching for truth in a flower garden. The flowers symbolize good and truth. Two snakes represent lies and evil. A third teen reaches for a scripture book represented by the flower of the plant.

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4 Truths in a Culture of Lies

Jill Savage

Teens need these spiritual insights from their parents, now more than ever.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

Episode

Fight for Your Kids

There is a crucial attribute of fatherhood that's often overlooked. It's the readiness to do battle for the heart and mind of your teenager.

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The Opioid Epidemic—How to Recognize Red Flags

Karl Benzio

No family is immune from the opioid epidemic, and sadly, teens are one of the fastest growing segments of opioid abusers. This series will help you understand the problem and prevent your family from becoming a statistic.

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Kid looking sad

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The Opioid Epidemic

The Opioid Epidemic—Think Your Family is Immune? Nope. No family is immune, and sadly, teens are one of the fastest growing segments of opioid abusers. This series will help you understand the problem and prevent your family from becoming a statistic.

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Kid looking at an iPad

Article

The Opioid Epidemic—How to Keep Your Child from Becoming a Statistic

Karl Benzio

No family is immune, and sadly, teens are one of the fastest growing segments of opioid abusers. This series will help you understand the problem and prevent your family from becoming a statistic.

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Kid looking sad

Article

The Opioid Epidemic—Think Your Family Is Immune?

Karl Benzio

Nope. No family is immune, and sadly, teens are one of the fastest growing segments of opioid abusers.

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Teen boy leaning out of a moving van, waving good bye to a group of friends

Article

When Your Teen Doesn't Want to Move

Susan Miller

Easing your teen's fears and frustrations as you transition to a new home

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Mom and son are sitting on a couch together and smiling at the camera.

Article

How You Can Help Your Teens Live Out Their Faith

Tannis Oliveri

Teens may need our help to live out their beliefs in the real world. Here are some ideas for helping them.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well (Part 2 of 2)

In light of the challenges of parenting – and being – a teen girl, author Jessie Minassian offers encouragement and practical advice about topics like managing conflict, balancing boundaries and freedom, dealing with siblings, and more. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Pushback

Love your teen, be there for them when they fail, and always point them to Jesus. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well (Part 1 of 2)

In light of the challenges of parenting – and being – a teen girl, author Jessie Minassian offers encouragement and practical advice about topics like managing conflict, balancing boundaries and freedom, dealing with siblings, and more. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Our Broken, Cracked Families

Jessie Minassian reflects on why God sometimes places us in challenging circumstances. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

Episode

Challenges of Teen Modesty

Protecting your daughter's dignity and self-respect probably seems like a herculean task some days. But hang in there, mom and dad.

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Pensive boy looks thoughfully as his parents sit on a sofa in the background, talking

Article

4 Powerful Ways to Love Your Teens and Help Them Like You Back (Maybe)

Jessie Minassian

Invest in your relationship, not only to keep you from regret, but to also give your teens a solid footing for their lives ahead

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Understanding Your Teen's Behavior (Part 2 of 2)

Based on their book Your Teenager is Not Crazy, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones. The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate peer pressure. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

All This Extra Testosterone

Jeramy Clark offers some insight into why anger sometimes takes control of your teen. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Understanding Your Teen's Behavior (Part 1 of 2)

Based on their book Your Teenager is Not Crazy, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones. The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate peer pressure. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Discernment and Compassion

It’s crucial for you to know when to push into your teen and when to back off. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

Episode

Give 'Em Space, Give 'Em 90

Here's a parenting idea that'll help you diffuse conflict with your teenager, rather than escalate it even further.

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A teen boy stands if front of a car

Article

Simple Keys to Launch a Financially Fit Teen

Ellie Kay

Does your teen grasp the reality of money matters? Four practical ways to get your teens financially fit

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Teenage boy gazing into a crystal ball

Series

Wicca and the Occult

Help your teens understand the allure and trap of the occult.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Understanding Teen Depression and Suicide (Part 2 of 2)

Best-selling author Dr. Gregory Jantz offers practical advice for helping parents whose teens may be dealing with depression. (Part 2 of 2)

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