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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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Changing Ideas

1/24/2020
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#2179 Some years ago at the residential counseling center for troubled teens… called Heartlight… we helped a girl through some particularly tough issues. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. After a lot of hard work and the unconditional love of her parents, she was able to move on to a new life with […] The post Changing Ideas appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Change It Up

1/23/2020
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#2178 The world our kids live in today is far different from the one you and I grew up in. As kids move into their teen years, they face unimaginable pressure to turn away from the values you’ve worked so hard to instill in their lives. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Raising […] The post Change It Up appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Rules and Relationships

1/22/2020
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#2177 I’ve met parents who post a list of rules on the fridge… and expect the kids to fall in line. But more often than not… that piece of paper does nothing more than annoy and embarrass the kids. And frankly …it doesn’t work. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. In the teen […] The post Rules and Relationships appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

One Day at a Time

1/21/2020
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#2176 A man struggling with terminal cancer once told me, “I try not to stand too long on the mountain, and I don’t sit too long in the valley. I live one day at a time and try to keep my attitude somewhere near the middle.” Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. In […] The post One Day at a Time appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Support for Parents

1/20/2020
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#2175 When a teenager is causing problems in the family, he isn’t the only one in need! Moms and dads desperately need support, as well. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. In the heat of relentless family conflict, most moms and dads become battered, worn down… or even devastated. In fact, a teen […] The post Support for Parents appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

WEEKEND: Is Your Love Conditional or Unconditional?

1/18/2020
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#564 – Student Story: Santana Do you love your kids conditionally or unconditionally? Seems like a silly question, right? Unconditionally, of course! But you might be surprised by how many teens say their parents only love them up to a certain point. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston explains how to communicate unconditional […] The post WEEKEND: Is Your Love Conditional or Unconditional? appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Love, Grace, and Truth

1/17/2020
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#2174 There’s no perfect formula for bringing a teenager to maturity. But… there are three ingredients that’ll give you a good head start! Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. First. Unconditional Love lets them know there’s nothing they can do to make you love them more, and nothing they can do to make […] The post Love, Grace, and Truth appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Value of Connecting

1/16/2020
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#2173 Teens do a lot of empty-headed communicating …especially by cell phone, IM, Facebook and text. In fact, it’s not unusual to see a group of teens sitting in the same room …sending text-messages to one another… instead of just having normal conversations! Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Yeah …this new generation […] The post Value of Connecting appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Arena for Healthy Relationships

1/15/2020
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#2172 In order for parents to have a healthy relationship with their teen… it’s necessary to create a safe harbor where healthy relationships can develop. So… does your child sense your unconditional love? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Relationships thrive in an atmosphere of unqualified acceptance. That means… even when your child […] The post Arena for Healthy Relationships appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

A Wise Warning

1/14/2020
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#2171 Everyone has those moments when they don’t handle things well, and even the best parent loses it once in awhile. But if losing your cool has become the new normal… maybe it’s time to hit the pause button… and get some help. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Ephesians 6:4 says, Fathers, […] The post A Wise Warning appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Asking for Forgiveness

1/13/2020
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#2170 When was the last time you humbled yourself … and spoke those two giant words … I’m sorry? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. I once witnessed an entire family break down and sob when the father asked each member to forgive him for the way he’d handled himself in their relationship. […] The post Asking for Forgiveness appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

WEEKEND: Why Your Teens Need Their Grandparents

1/11/2020
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#563 – Student Story: Sarah Grandparents can have a profound influence on their grandkids during the teen years. And those years can develop into rich connection and long-lasting relationship. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares how grandparents fulfill a specific and vital role in a teen’s life. The post WEEKEND: Why Your Teens Need Their Grandparents appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Avoid the Lecture

1/10/2020
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#2169 There’s nothing more destructive to your relationship with your child than constant lecturing. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Whenever conflict occurs, if your knee-jerk reaction is to lecture, you’re communicating that you don’t think your teen can think for himself. And if you condemn him for his mistakes, you’re actually reinforcing […] The post Avoid the Lecture appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Content with Whatever

1/9/2020
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#2168 Let me ask you a question. Are you content with whatever your teen wants to do with his or her life? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Teens often feel that they can’t live up to their parents’ expectations. In their mind, it’s just impossible… even if your hopes are totally reasonable. […] The post Content with Whatever appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Working Together for Good

1/8/2020
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#2167 Life has a way of dishing out trouble, doesn’t it? And if you’re dealing with a struggling teen in your home, I guarantee …your plate is full. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. In Romans 8, we read… And we know that all things work together for good to those who love […] The post Working Together for Good appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Creating Change in Myself

1/7/2020
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#2166 Families call me all the time and say, “We need help! What do we do to fix our kid?” Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. You know what my answer is? Well, there’s very little we can do to fix our kid. You gotta turn that notion around. What we’ve got to […] The post Creating Change in Myself appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Pain is Predictable

1/6/2020
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#2165 Pain is predictable. You don’t have to guess. Guaranteed. It’s coming. Because… anytime you confront foolish thinking, when two value systems clash, or have a contest of opinions and ideas… it’s painful. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Moms and dads …if you have teens or pre-teens, you know what I’m talkin’ […] The post Pain is Predictable appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

WEEKEND: New Beginnings for a New Year

1/4/2020
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562 – Student Story: Kaylee Sure, change can take place at any time. But there’s just something about a new year that inspires personal reflection and reevaluation. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston challenges parents to look back and look ahead by letting go of old parenting methods that no longer work and […] The post WEEKEND: New Beginnings for a New Year appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Looking Ahead

1/1/2020
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#2162 As you’re flipping the calendar from 2019 to 2020… it’s the perfect time to think through your goals and desires for the family. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. What do you want to change in your family in the coming year? Do you need to rearrange your schedule in order to […] The post Looking Ahead appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Teaching Financial Responsibility

12/31/2019
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#2161 Financial responsibility is a necessary life skill that even most adults haven’t mastered. Which is why it’s so important to start teaching our teens at an early age. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Teens desperately need to learn how to manage their money. And that’s where Mom and Dad come […] The post Teaching Financial Responsibility appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58