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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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Don’t Lose Heart

12/12/2018
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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 […] The post Don’t Lose Heart appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Above All, Respect

11/30/2018
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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 […] The post Above All, Respect appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

What are Boundaries?

11/29/2018
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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 […] The post What are Boundaries? appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Disciplining Through the Years

11/28/2018
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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 […] The post Disciplining Through the Years appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

A Strain on Marriage

11/27/2018
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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 […] The post A Strain on Marriage appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Shake Up the Family Tree

11/26/2018
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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 […] The post Shake Up the Family Tree appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

WEEKEND: Privileges and Expectations for Teens

11/24/2018
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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 […] The post WEEKEND: Privileges and Expectations for Teens appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Change is tough

11/23/2018
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Change is tough. And, usually, change creates all kinds of conflict. God has called you, as a parent, to work toward better things for your family… even if that means instigating stuff that makes your kids uncomfortable. You’re standing for good, honorable and necessary things that’ll make your home a better place to live in […] The post Change is tough appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Gratitude Year Round

11/22/2018
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On Thanksgiving Day, it’s common to think about what you’re grateful for. Maybe you have a tradition of going around the table before the meal and saying it out loud. But… will your gratitude end when the meal is over the dishes are put away? If we’re honest with ourselves, we’re pretty good at feeling […] The post Gratitude Year Round appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

God Is Working Right Now

11/21/2018
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Ever wonder if God is truly working in your kids? Sometimes …does it feel like He’s overlooked your family? Let me offer a fresh perspective. Maybe God is answering your prayers right now. Yeah, it doesn’t feel like it… but the teen that’s spiraling out of control in your home… could be the tool God […] The post God Is Working Right Now appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Growth Chart

11/20/2018
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Remember the days when you marked your kid’s height on the kitchen door-jam? You had a dozen pencil- mark reminders of your child’s growth. But how do you mark growth that’s on the inside? If you have a teenager in your family, you’ve likely seen remarkable physical growth… sometimes surpassing your own height. And now […] The post Growth Chart appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Follow Through

11/19/2018
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As a parent, you set rules in your home for a good reason. Most likely they focus on things like honesty… obedience… and respect for others. But what happens when your teen blows right through all the rules? Rules are guidelines that are placed around our behavior… so that the family operates within our personal […] The post Follow Through appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

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