Creating a Thankful Home

Guest: Brenda Garrison

There’s no such thing as too much gratitude, but maybe the words “thank you” are in scarce supply in your home! On this special Thanksgiving edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston offers helpful advice for shifting kids from entitlement to gratitude.


Teens and Video Games

Videogames can be a healthy form of entertainment for teens. But what should parents do when virtual worlds and online games become a child’s obsession? Today on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston identifies several virtual habits and behaviors that call for mom and dad’s immediate intervention.

Apathy in Teens

Guest: Dee Dee Mayer

While some teens are experts in emotions, other kids seem to have lost all sense of care or concern. On today’s edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston looks to Heartlight student Riley for clues to the cause of teen apathy. Then, Dee Dee Mayer shares practical tips for shaking an apathetic teen out of his “I don’t care” attitude.