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Focus on Parenting Podcast

The Focus on Parenting Podcast provides moms and dads with helpful tips on how to be a better parent each day to help raise kids on the right path.

Meet the Hosts

Danny Huerta, MSW, LCSW, LSSW
Danny Huerta, MSW, LCSW, LSSW

As vice president of the Parenting and Youth department Danny oversees initiatives that equip parents to disciple and mentor the next generation, so that they can thrive in Christ. He is a bilingual, licensed clinical social worker.

John Fuller
John Fuller

John Fuller is vice president of the Audio division and co-host of the daily "Focus on the Family" radio program. He speaks and writes about family, faith, media and business. John and his wife, Dena, reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have six children.

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 9

If you ever daydream as a mom about what your son will be like at 25 years old, it might be time to start letting go of him starting in his teens. John and Danny discuss how overmothering him now, might make you resent your son when he’s still sticking around at 25.

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 8

When there’s no dad in the picture, boys start to become acutely aware of that absence at a certain age. John and Danny explain that dad’s absence can cause problems for both moms and their sons, and warn moms against trying to fill dad’s role.

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Helping Your Kids Navigate Life’s Challenges, Part 3

Working parents often struggle with whether they’re spending enough time with the kids, but at the end of the day, time is really what kids want most from their parents, even if they don’t know it.

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Motivating Kids to Reflect the Character of God, Part 9

If we take the time to really listen to what our kids want to do, be, have or how they want to help, we might be surprised. John and Danny explain why We have to be careful as parents not to put down our kids, but to generally encourage their dreams.

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 7

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.

7 Traits of Effective Parenting Assessment

Good parents aren’t perfect. There’s no formula to follow, but there are ways you can grow every day. Focus on the Family’s 7 Traits of Effective Parenting Assessment gives parents an honest look at their unique strengths, plus some areas that could use a little help.

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