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Parenting Today's Teens (Heartlight Ministries)

  • Demanding Perfection
    Would you ever tell me that you demand perfection from your teen? Probably not. But would your teen give the same answer? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Over decades of working with kids, I’ve heard hundreds of sons and…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Mar 19, 2:18pm -
  • Use a Map
    They’ve been around for thousands of years. It’s one of man’s longest-enduring inventions. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. I’m talking about maps. Nowadays we just pull them up on our computers and smart phones. Bu…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Mar 19, 2:26pm -
  • WEEKEND: Do You and Your Teen Have a Performance-Based Relationship?
    Student Story: BrittonThe post WEEKEND: Do You and Your Teen Have a Performance-Based Relationship? appeared first on Heartlight Ministries.
    - 21 days ago, 2 Mar 19, 2:35pm -
  • What a Girl Can’t Live Without
    What’s the one thing a girl can’t live without? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. Even if your teen tries to tell you otherwise, she can live without her cell phone, her make-up, and that pair of boots, too.  But the on…
    - 22 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 2:58pm -
  • Jude 24
    Our kids are gonna make mistakes. We remember the stupid stuff we did as kids, right? But when our teens mess up, it’s tempting to feel like a complete failure! Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Mom, Dad, when you’re mopp…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Feb 19, 2:25pm -
  • Attack Mode
    Are your teens in the “attack mode”? Do they come at you with guns blazing… ready for a fight? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Teens often sport an aggressive “I’m-here-to-win-the-battle” attitude. They’re wil…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Feb 19, 3:40pm -
  • Conflict: Running or Winning?
    How do you see conflict? Is it an emotional beating to be avoided at all costs? Or maybe an obstacle to be overcome quickly and with agility? Hi, I’m Mark Gregston … with Parenting Today’s Teens. The manner in which you embrace conflict will de…
    - 25 days ago, 26 Feb 19, 2:29pm -
  • The Help of Grandparents
    Every family faces its own challenges. And while Mom, Dad and kids each play their role at the center… don’t forget one powerful source of rescue when times are tough. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Grandparents can be…
    - 25 days ago, 26 Feb 19, 2:23pm -
  • A Lifetime of Respect
    Respect and disrespect. Two opposing virtues that show up in every realm of life. Hi, I’m Mark Gregston… with Parenting Today’s Teens. Moms and dads dislike it when a child slams a door … or rolls his eyes… or treats siblings poorly. These…
    - 30 days ago, 21 Feb 19, 4:40pm -
  • Always Learning

    - 31 days ago, 20 Feb 19, 2:04pm -

Parenting My Teen

  • Being a Parent to A Teen
    Being a parent is a job that has no breaks. Many say that perhaps it is the greatest responsibility one can face. This is the time when you do not have just yourself to think of and your priorities change. However, many also claim that this is perhap…
    - 3 Sep 18, 11:11am -
  • Welcome to Parenting My Teen
    Welcome to Parenting My Teen. This is a blog dedicated to mothers, fathers, and guardians who are dealing with this special period of development in their children’s lives. We’ve been through it and we know how exciting, wonderful, and extraordin…
    - 28 Nov 17, 3:46am -