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Focus on the Family with Jim Daly

Christian talk radio with Jim Daly

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Wednesday, May 29

Understanding the Root of Your Child’s Misbehavior

Why do kids behave poorly? According to Dr. Kevin Leman, there are four goals of misbehavior: Attention. “I only count when others notice me and serve me.” Power. “I only count when others do what I want them to do when I want them to do it.” Revenge. “I only count when I hurt others like I’ve been hurt.” Display of inadequacy. “I’m no good. I’m worth nothing. I can’t do anything right, so why try at all?” Once you understand why your child misbehaves, the next important question is: what do you do about it?

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About Focus on the Family with Jim Daly

Hosted by Jim Daly, President and CEO of Focus on the Family, this half-hour program is the cornerstone of Focus on the Family's home-strengthening outreach. Focus on the Family provides biblically-based advice for marriage and parenting with heart-touching stories and help for families.

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Understanding the Root of Your Child’s Misbehavior

Have you ever stopped to consider YOU might be the reason your child misbehaves? Parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman will uncover the root cause of whining, backtalking, and tantrums so your home can be transformed.

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Friday, June 14

Help For When Father’s Day Feels Awkward

Father's Day is awkward for those who recently buried a beloved father, don't have a father, or who are estranged from their father.

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Friday, June 14

Celebrating the Journey to Becoming a Dad

Former NFL tight end Benjamin Waston encourages first-time dads to be the man their wife and children need. A father’s role is a cornerstone in the family, and Benjamin - the father of seven children reminds dads to be physically and emotionally present in the home.

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Thursday, June 13

Shaming Kids

Unfortunately, many parents discipline their children with shame. Shaming takes many forms – screaming, name calling, even humiliation. Shaming may produce an immediate change in behavior, but it results in long-term damage to the child. Shame teaches children that their mistakes lead to condemnation instead of support. They learn to avoid embarrassment and humiliation by hiding rather than seeking help. The parent, instead of being a resource for the child to learn and grow, becomes the cause of the child’s pain and isolation.

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Thursday, June 13

When Technology Clutters Your Life

Kids and even parents feel the constant temptation to scroll on a smartphone. Danny and John explain why it's such a draw to pull out your phone. Plus, Jim Daly talks with Courtney Ellis, who speaks about some of the ways she's struggled with being on a screen for too long, even while raising kids.

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