Focus on the Family

Focus on the Family by Jim Daly

December 14, 2014

Keep Toys and Snacks Handy When Traveling With Toddlers

Q: We're traveling home for Christmas and this will be our 2-year-old daughter's first flight. I'm feeling stressed and anxious about it. Can you offer any advice? Jim: As a seasoned traveler, I have tremendous admiration for parents who navigate a cross-country flight with little ones.... continue

December 07, 2014

Tips on Helping Kids Learn About History

Q: Every now and then I'll see these "man on the street" interviews on television where people's ignorance of history is on display -- and it discourages me that our culture doesn't seem to value its importance. I'd like to cultivate a deeper interest with my own kids but don't know... continue

November 30, 2014

Set Limits to Stifle Kids' Narcissistic Behaviors

Question: I recently read that narcissistic behavior is on the rise, and this seems to confirm my own observations of a culture that seems to be increasingly selfish and entitled. I'm especially concerned about my children growing up with these influences. Is there anything I can do to prevent them from... continue

November 23, 2014

Life's Difficulties Can Upset Thanksgiving Time

Question: Thanksgiving is this week, and I'm having a hard time getting up for it. I'm usually a positive person, but all of life's difficulties decided to visit me this year. And the mess the world is in only adds to my feelings of despair. How can I get past this? Jim: I think a lot of... continue

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