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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 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.

Past Episodes

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Helping Your Kids Navigate Life’s Challenges, Part 2

Many parents think they need to do a lot of things for their kids, but that can hurt, not help them. John and Danny explain why it’s important to remember that parents should be responsible to their kids, and not for them.

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Calming Screaming Toddlers

Parents who listen to Focus on the Family and the Parenting Podcast may try to implement some of the advice they hear and that’s great! But John and Danny explain that because kids are always watching our actions, these parents should be consistent with the new parenting tools they pick up.

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Setting Healthy Boundaries with Your Kids, Part 5

There’s helicopter parenting, free range parenting, tiger parenting, and even lawnmower parenting. John and Danny discuss how “mowing down” roadblocks for our kids as lawnmower parents can cause serious damage later on.

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 5

Doting moms may have good intentions, but John and Danny discuss how prioritizing the kids too much can end up turning them into idols and hurting the family.

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Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 4

Moms and sons have a special relationship. But there comes a time in every boy’s life that he wages a war on his mom. John and Danny discuss when a boy starts looking at his mom as a potential enemy and what a mom can do about 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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