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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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877-933-2484


Episodes

WEEKEND: How to Deal with Aggression Issues

1/20/2018
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Student Story: Blake Everyone loses their temper once in a while. But if it’s become the new normal in your home, you’ll want to find out why! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston discusses how to handle a raging teen, when to set boundaries, and what to do when yours crosses the line! […] The post WEEKEND: How to Deal with Aggression Issues appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:24:55


Balancing Privacy and Safety

1/19/2018
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I don’t know about you … but with a smart phone and a laptop, I’m virtually online all day long! Just as adults like instant access to the Internet, our kids have grown to demand it, too. But as parents … how do we let our kids use this great resource without abusing it? How […] The post Balancing Privacy and Safety appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Don’t Procrastinate!

1/18/2018
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There’s an old saying about procrastination … that you shouldn’t put off until tomorrow what you could do today. When it comes to dealing with a teen who’s spiraling out of control, you have a lot of stuff to deal with right now. I get that. But let’s push the pause button for a second. […] The post Don’t Procrastinate! appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Lose the Lecture

1/17/2018
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I grew up in a day when rules were strict, beds were made and lectures were delivered. And ignoring the rules wasn’t an option! Whether or not your home was like mine … you’re probably well aware … it’s not like that anymore. These days, lecturing doesn’t snap a kid back into line … it […] The post Lose the Lecture appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Freedom from Performance

1/16/2018
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Kids make mistakes. Sometimes really stupid mistakes. But when your teen messes up … do you come unglued? I find that too many Christian families have a love affair with perfectionism. And that means when a teen does something wrong … it either ignites an ugly altercation … or … worse yet, it gets silently […] The post Freedom from Performance appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Seeing Progress

1/15/2018
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Deep down, most moms and dads want just two things: perfect kids and peace in the home. I’m guessing those are on your list, too … perfection and peace. But, anyone who has teens knows the fallacy behind those goals. And when chaos reigns in the home … and our kids keep making goofy mistakes, […] The post Seeing Progress appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


WEEKEND: Finances and Teen Maturity

1/13/2018
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Student Story: Kaydin If you want to know what a person values, take a look at their spending habits! Financial responsibility starts in the home—and right now, you can begin instilling wisdom and responsibility in your teen. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares tips on using money as a tool for building maturity. […] The post WEEKEND: Finances and Teen Maturity appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:24:55


Doing Everything Right

1/12/2018
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I’ve often heard parents say, “I’ve done everything right. How come my kids going sideways on me?” It’s possible that you’ve felt that way, too. If you discipline by the book … your kids should turn out to be picture perfect. Right? But what happens when it doesn’t work? And let me tell you … […] The post Doing Everything Right appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Teaching Your Teen

1/11/2018
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Are you finding it nearly impossible to get through to your teen? It’s tough to reach your teen … when he’s got his headphones on all the time and all you get back is a grunt or a one-word answer. But don’t allow those obstacles to deter you. This is no time to back off! […] The post Teaching Your Teen appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


When Grades Drop

1/10/2018
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When your child’s report card comes home … are you pleased? Or deflated? Mom and Dad … how do you respond when you’re expecting A’s … and your kid brings home D’s? Well, when the day comes … keep these principles in mind. First, never step in to rescue your child! Doing their homework reinforces […] The post When Grades Drop appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Parents Paying Attention

1/9/2018
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So … when and where does your teen open up … and talk? Just as you and I are more comfortable in certain settings … our kids also let down their guard where they feel safe. Have you figured out where they like to hang out? Parents, notice the times and locations that your teen […] The post Parents Paying Attention appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Pushing to Perform

1/8/2018
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Is your son self- motivated? Does your daughter take her education seriously? Getting your child to complete his homework or attend all his classes might be like pulling teeth. It’s frustrating. Most likely, you’re tired of pushing him to perform better… and he’s digging his heels in because he feels manipulated. My advice is to […] The post Pushing to Perform appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


WEEKEND: The Greatest Challenges for Teens Today

1/6/2018
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Student Story: Analiesa Times have changed! And what most considered racy back in the day is mild compared to the depictions of violence, sex, and alternative lifestyles our teens are exposed to today. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston identifies five crucial modern-day struggles for your teen that you can counter-balance with effective parenting. […] The post WEEKEND: The Greatest Challenges for Teens Today appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:24:55


Grades Don’t Equal Value

1/5/2018
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Think about the last time you opened your son or daughter’s report card. Do you remember how you responded to their academic performance? Whether you saw straight A’s… C’s, D’s or F’s… you had a choice in that moment about how to value your teen. See, grades are important. But we can’t forget that marks […] The post Grades Don’t Equal Value appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Positive and Negative Peer Pressure

1/4/2018
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Peer pressure. It’s a natural part of life. We face it… and our kids face it, too. The desire to fit in with others isn’t relegated to a certain age bracket. And it can be a positive thing… especially when you’re surrounded by people who want to do the right thing. But as mom and […] The post Positive and Negative Peer Pressure appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


A Place to Belong

1/3/2018
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One of the most powerful influences on young people today is their need to belong… to fit in and to be accepted by their peers. Research shows that the need to belong is growing… but a sense of true belonging can’t be bought. You don’t get it from Facebook or texting. A sense of community […] The post A Place to Belong appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Forgiveness in the Family

1/2/2018
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Hey, mom and dad. Are you holding a grudge against one of your kids? Did your son or daughter mess up …and you’re still holding their mistake over their head? No relationship can thrive without a spirit of grace and forgiveness. As parents, we need to acknowledge the pain that comes when our kids fail […] The post Forgiveness in the Family appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


Waking up to Drug Use

1/1/2018
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When it comes to taking drugs, most parents never envision their kid will drink booze, smoke pot …or take pills. I’ve seen too many unsuspecting parents… moms and dads convinced their teen’s not the type to try drugs… discover just the opposite. Experimentation is no longer just something the bad kids do. It’s everywhere. So […] The post Waking up to Drug Use appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58


WEEKEND: What to do when your teen is spinning out of control

12/30/2017
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Student Story: Rachel There’s no better time than the New Year to make a fresh start! If the past twelve months were rocky for you and your teen, get 2018 off to a good start by taking time to reset and readjust your goals. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston presents practical parenting resolutions […] The post WEEKEND: What to do when your teen is spinning out of control appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:24:55


Planning for Conflict

12/29/2017
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When your teen dishes out disrespect… or blatantly disobeys your rules… there’s conflict comin’! When we’re in the middle of a stand- off with a teen and the emotions are raging, it’s hard to keep your cool. Yet, despite the turmoil, conflict can actually strengthen your relationship. If… you handle it right! Here are some […] The post Planning for Conflict appeared first on Parenting Today's Teens.

Duration: 00:00:58

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