Focus on the Family / Parents

Be Open With Son About Circumstances Of Adoption

Q: We adopted our son at birth and have raised him in a loving home. Now that he's a teenager, he's obsessed with the fact that he's adopted. When he gets angry, he yells, "You aren't my real parents!" We are devastated because we love him so much...

Son Needs To Be Pulled Away From Video Games

Q: Our teenage son is extremely intelligent. The problem is he only wants to play video games all day and night when he's home. It's a struggle to get him involved in any kind of physical activity or even just to read a book. How can I encourage ...

Don't Be Impulsive When Choosing A New Career

Q: I feel like I've "run my course" at work. I'm considering changing careers, but I'm already 45. Should I just ride it out in my current job and wait for retirement?

Jim: More and more, choosing a career is not a onetime event. It's a series of...