Hanging Out with the Wrong Crowd


Wonder why your son or daughter hangs around with a questionable group of friends?  Worried that your teen is being dragged down by their peers?  On this edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston helps moms and dads make sense of their child’s choice of friends and protect their teen from the wrong crowd.  Another helpful conversation on Parenting Today’s Teens with Mark Gregston.

Special Guest: Paul Coughlin

Competency in Connecting


These days, teens and parents alike spend a startling amount of time on computers, smart phones, iPods and in front of the TV.  But all this technology isn’t making us better at communication.  Mark Gregston addresses the effects of too much screen time and helps us become more competent in connecting on this edition of Parenting Today’s Teens.

Special Guest:  Joey O’Connor

Adolescent Attitudes


Anger, anxiety, disrespect—it’s not unusual for these adolescent attitudes to come up out of nowhere.  But while these moods are common, it’s not always obvious how to deal with them as parents.  Mark Gregston talks through strategies for handling the most common adolescent attitudes on this edition of Parenting Today’s Teens.

Special Guest: Melody Rhode