Be a Grandparent Who Bridges the Gap with Teens

#591 – Student Story: Blake

with host Mark Gregston

Many grandparents feel there’s a huge distance separating them from their teen grandchildren. But there are ways to bridge the cultural, social, and relational gaps!

This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston offers grandparents helpful tips for connecting with their grandkids, regardless of generational or physical distance.

For free parenting resources, please click here.

For the latest on how to parent your teen, please visit the Parenting Today’s Teens website or our bookstore.

If you listen on a mobile phone or tablet, please download our Parenting Today’s Teens app available for Apple or Android. If you listen on a desktop or laptop computer, press the “play” button above to enjoy daily parenting advice.

For any more info on Parenting Today’s Teens or Heartlight, please visit 

https://parentingtodaysteens.org/  or  https://www.heartlightministries.org/.


A Big-Picture Perspective into Your Grandkids’ World

by Mark Gregston

April 7, 2020

Outside of the US, extended families are fairly common.  With the ever-changing family dynamics and a rise in the number of families with two working parents, extended families—ones that rely on grandparents for support—are becoming more common.  Research shows that grandparents play an important role in the lives of teenagers and high levels of grandparental involvement actually decrease emotional and behavioral issues—which is great for everyone! Continue reading “A Big-Picture Perspective into Your Grandkids’ World”


Grandparents Can Be Superheroes

#570 – Student Story: Abby

with host Mark Gregston

Grandparents are a wonderful treasure and can influence children in ways that parents can’t. Your voice of wisdom in your teen’s life can speak volumes!

So, how can grandparents make the most of this special relationship?

This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares how grandparents can be superheroes in the eyes of their grandkids.

For free parenting resources, please click here.

For the latest on how to parent your teen, please visit the Parenting Today’s Teens website or our bookstore.

If you listen on a mobile phone or tablet, please download our Parenting Today’s Teens app available for Apple or Android. If you listen on a desktop or laptop computer, press the “play” button above to enjoy daily parenting advice.

For any more info on Parenting Today’s Teens or Heartlight, please visit https://parentingtodaysteens.org/ -or- https://www.heartlightministries.org/