10 Ways to Start a Conversation with Your Teen

Student Story: Katherine

Do conversations with your son or daughter generally revolve around schoolwork, chores, or negative behavior? It’s time to change things up and ask questions that get at the heart of your teen. Today on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston offers ten helpful tips for jumpstarting the conversation with your teen.

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How to Ask Questions


Teens aren’t usually the easiest people to talk to. Sometimes even getting one or two words out of them is a rare feat! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston talks with Heartlight students to learn how moms and dads can move past terse responses and engage in deep conversations.

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