The Importance of Grandparents

Dear Friends, Sadly, many grandparents have bought into the modern‐day notion that they should spend their golden years in retirement, leisure, and self‐indulgence. They don’t have time for their grandchildren. Their teaching days are behind them. Or they see themselves as a free babysitting service. “Our job is to spoil the grandkids. Then we send them back…

COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Dear Friends, Infectious disease specialists Dr. Daniel Hinthorn and Dr. Scott James share an informative perspective on COVID-19 vaccines, discussing their historic nature and the rapid speed of their development. Focus on the Family guests answer common questions about the vaccines, addressing practical concerns and next steps while taking a look at where the pandemic…

A Teen Suicide Attempt Can Rock the Whole Family

Dear Friends, A child or teen suicide attempt represents much more than a medical problem. It represents a young person in crisis, crying out for help. I am an emergency medicine physician. And among the many difficult situations that we face in emergency departments are suicide attempts. My training was meant to prepare me for the medical consequences…