The Three Most Important Things in the Teen Years

by Mark Gregston

I’ve been working with families and teens since I was nineteen years old.  What I’ve learned over these forty plus years is that what you do in your child’s adolescent years will make all the difference in the world concerning what your family will look like when your teen leaves home, gets married, and has a family of their own. 

I often say, undesirable behaviors are simply the visible expression of an invisible issue that comes out in your home.  So, when you look at the heart of your child, can you see where the behavior is coming from?  Do you see any areas of improvement?  And more importantly, do you know about the three areas of emphasis that create a healthy, loving, and stable atmosphere that will allow your teen to thrive? Continue reading “The Three Most Important Things in the Teen Years”