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Parenting Today’s Teens offers biblical insights and practical wisdom for parents wanting a deeper relationship with their teens.

Parenting Today’s Teens offers biblical insights and practical wisdom for parents wanting a deeper relationship with their teens.
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West Fargo, ND

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Parenting Today’s Teens offers biblical insights and practical wisdom for parents wanting a deeper relationship with their teens.

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WEEKEND: Entitlement and Gratitude in Teens

11/17/2018
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Student Story: Camille Disrespectful acts and entitled attitudes don’t just go away—they only get worse. And they will test the fabric of your family! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston gets to the root of those tendencies and shows how loving parents can counteract selfish thinking in the home by cultivating thankfulness. […] The post WEEKEND: Entitlement and Gratitude in Teens appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Independence

11/16/2018
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Have you ever heard your child say… “I can’t wait to leave home”? If you’re listening to your teen announce that she can do it on her own… if your son doesn’t want your help or input… it may be a healthy sign! Don’t be so quick to interpret these passionate comments as a cheap […] The post Independence appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Holiday Preparations

11/15/2018
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A week from today we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving. It’s one of my favorite holidays! Though we’re not officially on holiday break, or cooking the turkey quite yet… I like to look ahead and anticipate Thanksgiving. With a little extra planning on my part, the gathering of family that day can be everything I hope for. […] The post Holiday Preparations appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Through the Dark Tunnel

11/14/2018
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Think of parenting teens like traveling down a tunnel through a mountain. There’s light at either end… but in the middle it often gets very, very dark. The teenage years often bring a season of struggle. Moms and dads feel like they’ve lost the lovable little girl they used to know. And when you’re in […] The post Through the Dark Tunnel appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Don’t Fear the Mistakes

11/13/2018
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It’s scary to give our kids the freedom to make their own choices …because at some point, they’ll make some colossal blunders. Rest assured… every kid will make mistakes. Including yours! No matter what you do, you can’t alter reality. Your child is human… and fallible. He’ll mess up. When he does, it’ll give you […] The post Don’t Fear the Mistakes appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Peace at Home

11/12/2018
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What would peace look like in your home? Would it be a string of days without conflict? Peace isn’t the absence of strife. Peace isn’t perfection. It’s not that simple. No… peace is having a calm heart in the midst of imperfection and conflict. It’s a miracle, really, because only God can supply your heart […] The post Peace at Home appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

WEEKEND: Encouragement for Adoptive Parents

11/10/2018
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Student Story: Sophia Adopted kids tend to struggle with unresolved issues until their mid-20s. And that calls for parenting with a long-term view! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston offers adoptive parents a preview of what to expect and a solid strategy for preparing to love their kid through the rough patches. […] The post WEEKEND: Encouragement for Adoptive Parents appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

You are Valuable

11/9/2018
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I’m not here to flatter your self- esteem… but Mom, Dad… there’s no one quite like you. As a parent … NO ONE can take your place! Dad, you can validate your child’s value like no one else in the world. Your engagement with your daughter will likely determine the kind of man she’ll marry. […] The post You are Valuable appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Get to Know Their Friends

11/8/2018
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If you have a teen living under your roof, you know that friends can have a powerful influence on your teen’s behavior. Do you know your son’s friends? Do you know who your daughter is going to parties with? I meet a lot of over- protective parents who are clueless about the crowd their child […] The post Get to Know Their Friends appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Truth with Relationship

11/7/2018
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If you have kids at home… you’re probably doing a pretty good job of teaching them what’s right and what’s wrong. I applaud you for your commitment to giving your kids a moral compass. Your convictions provide a map that’ll guide your kids throughout their lives. However, I often meet well- meaning parents who are […] The post Truth with Relationship appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

The Wrong Crowd

11/6/2018
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Are your teens hangin’ out with the wrong crowd? Are the friends they’ve chosen making a rebel out of your otherwise angelic kids? Well, if you could only put some distance between your child and the “slacker” kids at school… everything would be okay. Right? Um, not so fast. Your child’s environment is rarely the […] The post The Wrong Crowd appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Teachable Moment

11/5/2018
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In working with families, I often find myself reigning in well- meaning parents. Sometimes their good intentions push them to extremes. And nobody wins. I once met a mom who seized every teachable moment throughout the day. Every event was an opportunity to coach her kids. By the time her children were late teens… they’d […] The post Teachable Moment appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

WEEKEND: Caring for the Heart of Your Adopted Teen

11/3/2018
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Student Story: Aleanna At some point, every teen begins to ask deeper questions about who they are. But adopted kids can also struggle with a deep sense of personal loss. Don’t be surprised when it surfaces! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston talks about the very real struggles of adopted teens and how […] The post WEEKEND: Caring for the Heart of Your Adopted Teen appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Psalm 139

11/2/2018
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When you have a rowdy teenager living at home whose bad behavior disrupts the entire family, it’s easy to think you’re all alone… like your family is the only one who struggles … If you’re feeling exasperated today …Psalm 139 was written with you in mind. The psalmist confirms that God is familiar with our […] The post Psalm 139 appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Guiding Your Teen

11/1/2018
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Look at a map, and you can clearly see where you are, where you’ll end up, and the road that takes you there. But the path through life isn’t so clear. You and I have lived a lot longer than the teens we’re guiding. Because of life experience, we can look back and more clearly […] The post Guiding Your Teen appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Obviously Listening

10/31/2018
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Recently, while on a speaking engagement, one father asked me this question: “How do I ensure that my children know I listen to them?” Good question! When your teenagers are talking about their concerns …stop what you’re doing and listen. When you pay attention with your eyes, and make time where nothing else is happening… […] The post Obviously Listening appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Be Loving

10/30/2018
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Every family has a different story. No two kids are the same… and your journey through life will be uniquely wonderful… and uniquely difficult. Though every family I meet is special, I’ve picked up a few universal lessons that apply to moms and dads anywhere. Here’s one: you can choose to be loving… even when […] The post Be Loving appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

A Public Blessing

10/29/2018
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My friend, Dr. John Trent, has devoted his life to helping moms and dads bless their children. You may hear the word “bless” and wonder what the point is. “After all,” you might say, “my kids know I love ‘em.” I don’t doubt that deep down they know you’re on their side. But, along with […] The post A Public Blessing appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

WEEKEND: Grandparents Need to Leave a Legacy of Relationship

10/27/2018
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Student Story: Abby Grandparents, what do you want your grandchild to remember about you? Now’s the time to intentionally invest in a deep relationship that can impact them for life. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares practical ways to know and love the young man or woman who will carry your legacy. […] The post WEEKEND: Grandparents Need to Leave a Legacy of Relationship appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Comfortable in Their Own Skin

10/26/2018
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Are your kids comfortable in their own skin? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. If you think back to when you were a teen or a pre-teen… you probably remember feeling anything but comfortable in your own skin. It’s an awkward time. You’re navigating new situations and trying desperately to fit in […] The post Comfortable in Their Own Skin appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58