Ages 13-18

Focus on the Family Broadcast

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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

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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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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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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 Minute

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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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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

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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 Broadcast

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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 Commentary

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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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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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Wicca and the Occult

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

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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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Article

Sleep-Deprived Kids Need More Rest

Corrie Cutrer

Bring your teens back to life by helping them get more rest.

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Understanding Teen Depression and Suicide (Part 1 of 2)

Best-selling author Dr. Gregory Jantz offers practical advice for helping parents whose teens may be dealing with depression. (Part 1 of 2)

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Preparing for Graduation Day

Alice Crider

Help your teen transition into adulthood.

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Teen girl sitting on skateboard and looking troubled

Article

Independence or Rebellion?

Jan Kern

Sometimes what looks like rebellion is really a push for independence. Get tips on how to respond to your teen, even as you help shape a stronger path toward their maturity and wisdom.

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Parenting Your Tweens and Teens With Respect (Part 2 of 2)

Nina Roesner and Debbie Hitchcock offer parents practical advice and encouragement in a discussion based on their book, With All Due Respect: 40 Days to a More Fulfilling Relationship With Your Teens and Tweens. (Part 2 of 2)

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Parenting Your Tweens and Teens With Respect (Part 1 of 2)

Nina Roesner and Debbie Hitchcock offer parents practical advice and encouragement in a discussion based on their book, With All Due Respect: 40 Days to a More Fulfilling Relationship With Your Teens and Tweens. (Part 1 of 2)

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Article

13 Reasons Why Not

Danny Huerta, MSW, LCSW, LSSW

Help your teen see that hope is always there.

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A teen is in a restaurant and doing paperwork at the end of a work day.

Article

Careers After High School

Arlyn Lawrence

Does your teens need guidance for the future? Prepare them for successful careers after high school, even when they don’t want to go to college.

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A Teen Battle Worth Ignoring

Jonathan McKee

Don’t get sucked into teen drama . . . by letting go of the battles that aren’t life-changing.

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Series

Pick Your Battles

Don't make everything a conflict when it comes to parenting your teen. Figure out how to choose which disagreements are worth your time.

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Teen Romance

Courtship. Dating. Crushes. Romance. What should your teens know? What boundaries should you put in place?

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