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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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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

Learning Respect

12/30/2019
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#2160 Growing up, I always had a tremendous amount of respect and admiration for people in positions of authority. But kids today don’t see it that way! Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Our teens have seen it all. They’ve watched politicians lie and cheat, church leaders fall from grace, and role […] The post Learning Respect appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

WEEKEND: 6 Parenting Styles That Backfire

12/28/2019
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561 – Student Story: Drew We’ve all been parenting with different degrees of success. So how does your parenting style compare to others? This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston identifies six common parenting styles that can end up backfiring on you! Discover why they don’t work—and the one critical component that’ll make all […] The post WEEKEND: 6 Parenting Styles That Backfire appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:24:55

Changed by Pain

12/27/2019
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#2159 C.S. Lewis once wrote, “We don’t necessarily doubt that God will do the best for us; we wonder how painful the best will turn out to be.” Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. As parents, we never seek out pain when raising a family. In fact, we usually do everything within […] The post Changed by Pain appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

A New Semester

12/26/2019
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#2158 Your kids are most likely at home right now, enjoying a nice long Christmas break. But before you know it, they’ll be heading back to school for a whole new semester … Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. New Years has gotta be one of my favorite holidays because it’s all […] The post A New Semester appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58

Christmas Fun

12/25/2019
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#2157 Today, we celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace. But in homes with teenagers, Christmas is sometimes anything but peaceful. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Even with the extra stress and pressure that comes with the holiday season … Christmas can still be the perfect time for family fun. […] The post Christmas Fun appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration:00:00:58