Free Parenting Resources

We are passionate about guiding kids and parents through the turbulent teenage years. We’ve created these free online resources as a way to offer effective and practical ways for parents to counter the influence today’s culture is having on their child.

Free Online Courses

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

This free two-week online course will help you to parent your teen in a counter-cultural way. You will  walk through topics like appearance, performance, authority and respect, setting boundaries, and many more.

Leaving a Legacy of Hope

Teens today are stuffed with information, yet starving for wisdom. They need their grandparents more than ever! With wit and wisdom, Mark Gregston helps you better connect and engage with your grandchildren.

Five Ways to Stay Engaged With Your Teen

In this five-part training course, Mark shares about the importance of the parent-teen relationship. He offers advice on creating a restful home, changing your communication style, and sharing the wisdom of your life experiences.

Bridging the Gap With Your Teen

Strengthen your relationship with your teen by bridging the gaps in communication and expectations. You will also learn how to shift your parenting style and support your teen in a loving and affirming way.

Free Devotional Series

How to Parent your Teen in a Biblical Way

Each day of this devotional series, you’ll read a devotional passage about a common issue teens face, a Scripture passage to encourage you and guide you on what to do next, and a prayer to pray for your teen.

Free eBooks

Teens and Dating

Get practical advice on helping your teen set boundaries in dating relationships, your role as a parent during this time, and sample guidelines for “house rules” when it comes to dating in your home.

Keeping Your Teen Safe Online

Just as adults like instant access to the internet, our kids have grown to demand it, too. But as parents, how do we let our kids use this great resource without abusing it? How do we effectively balance a teen’s privacy while protecting them from a dangerous world online?

Christmas Without Conflict

As Christmas approaches, parent-teen tensions often build because of stresses and emotions that arise from busier schedules, interrupted routines, and holiday expectations on both sides. If Christmas is supposed to be about peace and joy, why is there so much conflict between parents and their teens?

What To Do When Your Teen is Drinking

The statistics on teen drinking today are staggering- in a recent survey, over 39% of high school students admitted to drinking alcohol in the last month. So trust your gut on this- if you think your teen is drinking, it’s likely that they already are or at least have thought about it.

Parenting an Adopted Teen

In our new eBook Parenting an Adopted Teen, we’ll guide you through the common issues we’ve seen in adopted teens, answer questions such as, “Do adopted kids have more problems than birth children?”, and give you practical application tips for helping your adopted teen.

What To Do When Your Teen is Cutting

We’ve put information together for you in a free eBook called What Do I Do When My Teen is Cutting? With encouraging stories from Mark’s years of ministry, practical tone, and a message of redemption and hope.

What To Do When Your Teen is Struggling

The world your kids live in today is a mess. As they move into their teen years, they face unimaginable pressures to turn away from the values you worked so hard to instill in their lives.

Developing Rules and Consequences

In this resource for you and your teen, you’ll learn how to identify what needs to change in your home, establish boundaries, how to implement those changes, and a belief system for discipline when your teen breaks the rules.

Four Fears of Parents During the School Year

Get your free guide today and learn how to conquer the 4 biggest fears you may have about sending your teen back to school this year.

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

For almost 40 years, we’ve been passionate about guiding kids and parents through the turbulent teenage years. Tough Guys and Drama Queens has been a huge part of that mission, and we’re thrilled to be able to offer it now, to you, as a free online course!

This two-week course will give you a look into why traditional parenting techniques aren’t as effective as they used to be, the pressures they face in today’s culture, and how to build a stronger relationship with your teen throughout the tricky experiences they’ll have during these years.

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