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Help for the parents of teenagers from Mark Gregston. Feed includes daily 1-minute and a weekend 30-minute program.

Help for the parents of teenagers from Mark Gregston. Feed includes daily 1-minute and a weekend 30-minute program.
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Help for the parents of teenagers from Mark Gregston. Feed includes daily 1-minute and a weekend 30-minute program.

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English


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Rescuing Our Teens

10/19/2019
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#551 – Student Story: Tiller When teens find themselves dealing with the consequences of a mistake, parents want to swoop in and save the day. But this act of heroism is usually more harmful than not. Today on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston helps parents recognize when their teen needs rescuing—and when to leave the […] The post Rescuing Our Teens appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

The Parenting Pendulum

10/18/2019
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#2109 Today’s parents want a deeper relationship with their teen than they had with their own parents. It’s well-intentioned. But taken too far, the outcome will disappoint you. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. My dad, like yours, was focused on providing for his family. We always had food on the table […] The post The Parenting Pendulum appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

No Waffling!

10/17/2019
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#2107 Spoiler alert! Your teen craves boundaries! Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Some parents cringe at the thought of doling out consequences, fearing it may harm a relationship with their teen. But I’ve found that young people actually want rules! For kids, the world makes more sense when they know what’s […] The post No Waffling! appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Walking ATM Machines

10/17/2019
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#2108 Do you ever feel like your teen treats you like a walking, breathing, ATM machine? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. We’ve all been there, haven’t we? Hardly a day goes by when a teenager doesn’t ask for something. But when parents continually cave in … they often fail to realize […] The post Walking ATM Machines appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Parenting Thrill Ride

10/15/2019
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#2105 Here’s a trick question. Would you rather go for a ride on a carousel? Or a roller coaster? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Okay … carousels have their redeeming features. They’re calm and pleasant … if a not little boring. But to me, a roller coast ride is so much […] The post Parenting Thrill Ride appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

The Christian Life is More Caught Than Taught

10/12/2019
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#550 – Student Story: Sophia Teens go through all sorts of change in the adolescent years. But growth isn’t limited to physical, emotional, and intellectual changes. Teens grow spiritually too! This week on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston coaches moms and dads on how to nurture their child’s faith throughout the formative teen years. The post The Christian Life is More Caught Than Taught appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

The Calm Before the Storm

10/11/2019
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#2103 Mom, Dad, it’s never too early to start planning for the teen years! Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. When your child reaches the “tween” years, things are calm and easy … and you’re like, “Hey, I’m getting’ the hang of this parenting thing!” Hmm. Well, I hate to bust your […] The post The Calm Before the Storm appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Parental Anxiety

10/9/2019
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#2102 Mom, dad, find yourself gettin’ all twisted up and worried about your teen? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Billy Graham once said, “Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered in anything short of God and His will for us.” Wow, that’s a convicting statement. But let’s face […] The post Parental Anxiety appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Stop. Think. Act.

10/8/2019
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#2101 Picture this: Your teen comes home two hours past curfew. You’ve been worried sick. Then he calmly waltzes in like nothing happened. Something snaps … and you start yelling. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Hey, we’ve all done it. But when your teen breaks the rules, he desperately needs an […] The post Stop. Think. Act. appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Creating an Imperfect Home

10/5/2019
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#549 – Student Story: Sarah You set out to raise “perfect” children and even planned their “perfect” futures. But what happens when your “perfect” teen doesn’t turn out the way you expected? This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston outlines the dangers of perfection and suggests creative ways to let your teen—and yourself—be imperfect. The post Creating an Imperfect Home appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Confronting Dishonesty

10/4/2019
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#2099 Dishonesty may seem like a minor issue. But lying is actually a serious vice that parents should never ignore. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Ultimately, dishonesty is rooted in disrespect: disrespect for others, disrespect for authority, and disrespect for oneself. And the longer a parent waits to address the problem, […] The post Confronting Dishonesty appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Over-Parenting

10/3/2019
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#2098 Recently, I came across an interesting Time magazine cover. It pictured a child standing like a puppet, with his arms and legs attached to strings … presumably controlled by a parent above. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Well, it seems the world is finally catching on to the folly of […] The post Over-Parenting appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

The Value of Discipline

10/2/2019
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#2097 Now don’t get me wrong. Having a strong relationship with your teen is critically important. But sometimes we take it to an unhealthy extreme. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Even though parents know the value of discipline, many of us have a hard time actually following through. We’re worried about […] The post The Value of Discipline appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Teens and Church

10/1/2019
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#2096 According to a recent study, close to 60% of our kids quit going to church after age fifteen. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. So what’s the reason behind this mass exodus? Well, I’m sad to hear that many teens see the church as judgmental and irrelevant. To many, the church […] The post Teens and Church appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Quest for Purpose

9/30/2019
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#2095 How do you handle those inevitable moments when your teen begins to doubt? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. From her earliest days, you convince your little girl that she can accomplish anything. Opportunities are limitless. And the world is her oyster. But as kids move from childhood to adolescence, they […] The post Quest for Purpose appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

6 Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Teen

9/28/2019
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#548 – Student Story: Matt Does every confrontation with your teen end in a yelling match? Do you feel like you’re living in a constant war zone? There are better ways to handle conflict! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston teaches parents how to control their anger and resolve conflict in a healthy […] The post 6 Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Teen appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Back to Reality

9/27/2019
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#2094 We’re witnessing a generation of teens who’ve become addicted to their personal rights! Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. More and more kids today believe they’re entitled to anything and everything. They want more, demand more, and expect more than any other generation. So how do you keep your teen from […] The post Back to Reality appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Infinite Love

9/26/2019
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#2093 We’ve all grown wiser from our mistakes and failures over the years. But unfortunately, there’s no short cut for our kids. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Yep, in most cases … our teens cannot truly grow up until they feel the painful consequences of their own failures. We shouldn’t be […] The post Infinite Love appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

The Exact Right Words

9/25/2019
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#2092 When your teen messes up big time … what in the world do you say? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Well, Mark Twain said, choose your words carefully! He said, “The difference between the exact right words and the almost right words is like the difference between lightning bugs and […] The post The Exact Right Words appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

You’re Fired!

9/24/2019
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#2091 In 1988, I worked for a wonderful ministry in Branson, Missouri. I thought things were going great … until out of nowhere came these three words: “Mark, you’re fired!” Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Later that week, one of my dear friends said to me, “Mark, this is going to […] The post You’re Fired! appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58