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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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United in Discipline

Disciplining your teen can be difficult, but Johnny and Danny emphasize the importance of parents approaching discipline as a united front.

Past Episodes

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When Kids Choose the Wrong Path

People often expect ministry kids to be perfect, but John and Danny discuss the fact that parents can do everything right, and yet sometimes their kids may still go down the wrong path.

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Improve Your Self-Talk

Moms don’t always say the nicest things to themselves. John and Danny discuss the importance of speaking positively to change the negative thoughts moms sometimes have about themselves.

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Trusting God with Your Adult Child, Part 2

Sometimes when you’re praying for your kids, you might find yourself telling God exactly how He should handle each situation, but John and Danny explain how prayers for your kids should be about God shaping them the way he wants.

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Trusting God with Your Adult Child, Part 1

Parents often play whack-a-mole. They help their teens or adult children through one problem and another pops up. John and Danny provide hope and encouragement for the whack-a-mole parent.

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Curbing Bad Online Behavior

John and Danny explain that parents need to put in place lots of good discipline and lots of good grace if parents discover bad Online behavior from their teens.

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Know the Current Trends

It might not be the most fun part of our jobs as parents, but John and Danny explain that like it or not, we should stay current on what our kids are looking at and listening to especially during their teenage years.

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What You Need to be a Happier Mom, Part 2

If you’re not the superwoman who can hold a 9-5 job, cook, clean and get the kids to bed on time every single day, don’t worry, you’re not alone. John and Danny provide encouragement for the mom who wants to do it all, but finds that’s not always possible.

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What You Need to be a Happier Mom, Part 1

If mom’s upset, chances are others in the house will be upset as well. John and Danny discuss ways for moms to stay happy and enjoy themselves at home, which will help keep the kids happy.

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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