Focus on The Family

  • 5 Steps to Teaching Your Teens Discernment

    Teaching your teen discernment is a process, but a much-needed one. Use these steps to get started, and give your teen a leadership "head-start" as an adult.

    Discernment – Something that we can all agree is sorely needed in this day and age, and also sadly missing. But discernment is a quality that, if untaught, could make your children especially vulnerable as adults! Merriam-Webster defines the word as “the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscure; skill in discerning; an act […]


  • Family Audiobooks and the Power of Story

    Focus on the Family's Adventures in Odyssey family audiobooks are a great way to connect with your teens, too!

    (This post is sponsored by Focus on The Family, who provided me with a copy of this CD for review purposes.) I found it almost impossible to believe, but there it was on the cover: Focus on the Family’s Adventures in Odyssey  was celebrating its 30th anniversary! Looking into the room, I saw my teenager engaged […]