"Parenting Today's Teens Weekend" with "Mark Gregston"
When Pain Leads to a Teen’s Growth
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Look back on your life, and you’ll likely see how the hard times you endured actually led you to personal growth. Well, the same thing will be true in the life of your teen! On this weekend’s edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston encourages moms and dads to allow their kids to experience pain.
At one time or another, we’ve all gotten lost while driving. One wrong turn is all it takes to get you completely turned around. And the same principle applies to growing adolescents! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares parenting wisdom on helping lost teens find their way home.
Over the next few weeks, students around the country will be wrapping up another semester at school and heading home for summer break. So how can parents make the most of the extra time with their teen? On this weekend’s edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares how to bring your family closer together this summer.
It’s always distressing when a parent discovers that their son or daughter is inflicting self-harm. But most likely, this alarming behavior points to an even greater issue lying underneath. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston helps moms and dads talk about the hard issues with their teen.
When it comes to asking questions, most parents fall back on the old staples, like, “How was your day?” Or, “What did you learn at school today?” On this weekend’s edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston challenges moms and dads to connect with their teens by asking good questions.
Does your teen have frequent outbursts of anger? Does he refuse to join the conversation at dinner? Does he act indifferent to any sort of punishment or discipline? This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston uncovers the source behind defiance in teens.
Bullying is one of the most serious and widespread epidemics present in schools today. What can parents do to combat the effects of bullying in a teen’s life? This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston identifies three types of bullying that are taking place in today’s world—and how parents can respond.
In most households, teens and conflict usually go hand in hand. So how can parents turn the next confrontation with their teen into an opportunity for growth? On this weekend’s edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares the seven characteristics of a successful argument.
In a world obsessed with pop culture and social media, looks and appearance are more important than ever before. How can parents teach their teenagers that there’s more to life than just looking good? This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston helps parents and teens navigate an appearance-driven world.
Has your teen lost interest in the things he once loved doing? Has he stopped trying in school and taking part in extracurricular activities? Does he seem unfazed by discipline? On this weekend’s edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston explores the reasons behind apathy in adolescents.