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Today on My Family Talk

Your Family as a Hot-Air Balloon

Your Family as a Hot-Air Balloon

Soaring or weighted down? If you want to soar, there are things you can do to change the situation!

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Recent Broadcasts

A Father’s PR Agent

Who in the home decides if dad is thought of as a hero or a bum? Don't miss today's commentary!

Communicating with Word Pictures

You talk and talk—and your point's not getting across. Maybe it's time to try a new approach!

Saying No to Our Kids

Saying "no" to our children can sometimes become an unfortunate habit! Saying "yes" is often a good thing!

Rebuilding Marriage with Bonding Steps

Do you want to put some romance back into your marriage? Today's commentary tells you how!

Creamed Frogs

Dr. Dobson asks the question, "What's your response to adversity?" Are you like frog #1 or frog #2?

Keeping Grandparents Close

Grandparents: Your children need them more than you might even think!

Respect for the Elderly

It doesn't matter how old you are, self worth is essential. And today Dr. Dobson tells us how we can show respect to the elderly among us.

Caring for Elderly Parents

Dr. Dobson shares the secret to what many elderly people wish they could tell their children.

Teachers Defend Picked-On Kids

When a teacher defends the least popular in her class, she or he is demonstrating that everyone is respected.

Of Machines and Men?

We may not be able to stop the onslaught of technology but Dr. Dobson suggests we can quietly rebel against it in our own ways!

Raise Your Child’s IQ/Part 2

Providing a rich social life for your child is the best thing you can do to guarantee a good mind. And today concludes Dr. Dobson's list of six key environmental factors!

Raise Your Child’s IQ

Dr. Dobson proposes three of the six key environmental factors contributing to the development of intelligence in children.

The Value of Adversity

Our task as parents isn't to remove all the obstacles for our children, but to give them tools they need to overcome obstacles.

Helping a Prickly Person

Before you offer someone else an advice about their flaws, it's a good idea to understand your own!

Motivating Children to Learn

As a parent how are you motivating your children to learn and study and grow? It can do wonders for their self-esteem.

Reading to Your Children

Reading aloud to your children can pay big dividends—and an Important bonding and learning time for them and for you!

Getting Your Children Ready for a Move

Moving can be traumatic at any age! But there are ways you can help your children make it a smoother journey!

Telling Stories to Your Children

The stories of your own childhood may not seem interesting to you, but they can be precious gifts to your children.

Attack on Authority

Authority doesn't have to be a bad word. If you love your kids—lead them! Take charge at home. Just do it lovingly!

Family Meetings About Family Rules

How about letting your children have a say in what the rules are—and the resulting disciplinary action? It just might work!