Parenting Today’s Teens

By Mark Gregston

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Parenting Today's Teens With Mark Gregston

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WEEKEND: How Do We Let Go of Our Old Ways?
Dec 15, 2018
Are You Too Busy?

Are your kids over-the-top busy? Do they run from school to after school activities, choke down a quick dinner, and then rush off for more time with friends? We’re raising a generation of kids who are repeating what we do….and thats packing our schedule full of activity. If you’re too busy to slow down and […]

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Dec 14, 2018
God is Our Strength

If you’re like me you like to get things done. You are the type that is responsible and active. Most of the time you’ve got it all together, its people like you and me that fall apart when our kids mess up. God is not just occasionally present in our lives. He is ever present […]

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Dec 13, 2018
Don’t Lose Heart

Some moms and dads feel like complete failures. What happened to those innocent days when the kids were compliant and fun to be around? Today the teens are angry and messing up big time. Though your circumstances are hard and confusing, it’s the praise and worship that bring everything to focus. Even in your darkest […]

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Dec 12, 2018
Above All, Respect

Are things getting’ a little tense in your home?  Are the kids throwing verbal barbs at each other?  Are they crossing the line… provoking each other and causing tempers to flare? Well, most of the time the culprit is this:  disrespect. Kids take advantage of parents… when they see moms and dads modeling disrespect towards […]

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Nov 30, 2018
What are Boundaries?

Mom… Dad… how do you draw boundaries in your home? I can almost see your face right now …that blank stare.  You’re thinkin’ …What do you mean by boundaries?  Well, let’s first say this:  Boundaries are personal fences you place around yourself, defining what you will and won’t be. To sum it up:  Every person […]

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Nov 29, 2018
Disciplining Through the Years

When kids are young, parents are in charge.  Discipline is somewhat second nature.  But come to the teen years… and it’s a whole new ball game. For little kids, all it takes is a “time out,” or a stern look … or an occasional swat.  But for teens, discipline gets a lot more complicated.  Our […]

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Nov 28, 2018
A Strain on Marriage

I see it on parents’ faces all the time.  The stress and strain of dealing with a difficult child… who’s bent on self-destruction.  The pressure of dealing with an out- of- control kid lands squarely on mom, dad… and their marriage. If you’re struggling with your teen, you know the situation has the potential to […]

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Nov 27, 2018
Shake Up the Family Tree

Ever had that awful moment… when you bark out a command at your kids… and realize you sound just like your parents? No matter how much we vow to parent differently than our mom and dad… we tend to perpetuate their style.  But the world is different these days.  Things have changed since we were […]

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Nov 26, 2018
WEEKEND: Privileges and Expectations for Teens

Student Story: Lucas Is your over-controlling behavior causing tension in your family? Don’t be fooled—your teen’s outward compliance may not reflect their inward state of mind. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston proposes a healthy alternative to softhearted leniency or iron-fisted ruling—and shows why balance is worth pursuing!   If you listen on […]

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Nov 24, 2018