The founder of Focus on the Family says that one of his favorite letters came from a 14-year-old girl. No, I haven't changed my views because they are rooted in moral principles and in Scripture, so they are eternal. How have cultural expectations for girls changed since you raised your daughter?is designed to help families and influence the culture — all flowing out of a heart for spiritual transformation thru trust in Christ for every life. A licensed psychologist and marriage, family, and child counselor, he was an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California for 14 years. from the University of Southern California, he's authored more than 30 books, including his most recent bestseller, Bringing Up Girls. Dobson has also been heavily involved in governmental activities related to the family.He invested 17 years on the attending staff of Children's Hospital Los Angeles in the Division of Child Development and Medical Genetics. He was elected in 2008 to the National Radio Hall of Fame. Dobson is married to Shirley, the father of two grown children, Danae and Ryan, and the grandfather of Lincoln and Luci. Dobson presents his highly anticipated companion book: Bringing Up Girls. Dobson’s trademark down-to-earth approach, Bringing Up Girls will equip parents like you to face the challenges of raising your daughters to become healthy, happy, and successful women who overcome challenges specific to girls and women today and who ultimately excel in life.Sensible advice and caring encouragement on raising boys from the nation's most trusted parenting expert, Dr. With so much confusion about the role of men in our society, it's no wonder so many parents and teachers are at a loss about how to bring up boys.
, which has sold more than two million copies to date. Was there advice for raising girls 30 years ago that would be bad advice today? Dobson spoke with about his vision for shaping the next generation of women and his departure from Focus on the Family. Like you'd know anything about it." Parents are producing strong-willed children, Dobson says, and he wants parents to assume responsibility.The book was written in that context, but the principles of child rearing have not changed.Has the rise of feminism made it harder for parents to bring up girls? Girls today are growing up too fast; the influences of the entertainment industry have changed.Our culture has vilified masculinity and, as a result, boys are suffering.Let me offer some counsel now, to mothers and fathers who want to handle the instruction of their own children and are looking for a few helpful "how-to’s." My hat is tipped to them. The soft, golden hair you once stroked may be minutes from an eternity in the claws of Satan. But for her sake, and for yours, I do hope things change. Cause us, in all things, to give place to You as the One Who orders our steps. Our competency cannot originate, continue or consummate within ourselves. Your precious daughter, I regret to tell you, is inches from eternal torment. Then, with anguished breath, through a tongue swelled from thirst, He said, "Father, forgive them....." Our knees began trembling when He said that. He had done something so deep, so wonderful, so unlike anything we would have done, that, given tens of thousands of years, none of us would ever have dreamed it, let alone accomplished it, let alone applied its accomplishment to our enemies. He reached down through the veil of our stubbornness and rescued us from ourselves. Continue to overrule and override our foolish desires, our foolish ideas about how things should be. Cause us to lean not on our own understanding, or to imagine that we could have done anything good apart from Your force.When she finished, Davie held up his enrollment card and said, "Gee, Mom, how am I going to get all that in this little bitty square?" As Davie's mother discovered, there is a delicate art in knowing when to provide the younger generation with additional information about sex.How does the issue of respect relate to our romantic relationships, and how can we build and preserve it?The principles of loving toughness are the same for those who are single as for those who have been married for decades.There are circumstances, however, that are specific to the courtship period.