If a young adult child is struggling, it’s easy to blame yourself or even apologize for their bad choices. John and Danny discuss why some forms of apology are not helpful, plus, Jim Daly talked with Allison Bottke about when it’s good for a parent to apologize to an adult son or daughter.
Focus on Parenting Podcast
What does it look like to trust God when your child is struggling? John and Danny share about the difference counseling can make for a hurting parent, and Jim Daly speaks with Allison Bottke on how she’s learned to trust God with her adult son.
How can you motivate your child to do something when he or she doesn’t want to? John and Danny discuss that topic, and Jim Daly is joined by Kay Wyma to share about why teaching your kids to take responsibility for assignments is a good thing.
Letting your kids do chores is a wonderful thing to help them grow. John asks Danny what chores he taught his kids, and ways you can encourage a child to get chores done, based on his or her personality. Featuring Kay Wyma.
How your respond to a child’s misbehavior can make them feel loved or discouraged. But what do you do when time has past, and you wonder if you haven’t done the best job of making them feel loved? John and Danny provide some hope to parents who struggled to make your child feel loved as …
Parents who want what’s best for your children will use discipline when it’s necessary. But how do respond when you get very mad at your child’s behavior? John and Danny share how to keep yourself calm, even if you’re upset at your child. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman and Jean Daly.
It’s not easy to handle when your kid faces rejection. John and Danny offer some helpful ideas for how to respond when your child gets rejected by his or her peers. Featuring Lisa-Jo Baker and Jean Daly.
As your kids get older, your approach to parenting them will change significantly. John and Danny provide some encouragement for moms who are making big transitions as your children grow up. Featuring Lisa-Jo Baker and Jean Daly.
Healthy boundaries with an adult child are essential in order for your relationship to function well. John and Danny offer hope to parents who struggle with people-pleasing tendencies, and share why boundaries are a blessing. Featuring Allison Bottke.
If your adult child is struggling, one of the greatest blessings is having a supportive friend to walk with you. John and Danny share about the value of friends, plus healthy ways to talk about the pain you’re experiencing. Featuring Allison Bottke.