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How to Make Your Questions Count

Like most parents of teens, you might be familiar with your child answering ‘I don’t know,’ when you try to ask them about their thoughts or even how their day went. So, how do you get past the wall of ‘I don’t know?’ In this episode, Mark Gregston shares some questions you can begin to ask your teen to genuinely engage them and get to their hearts — eventually, they might start to ask YOU deeper questions too! Don’t miss this special episode!  

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Author: Mark Gregston

Mark Gregston began working with teens more than 40 years ago as a youth minister and Young Life director. He has authored nearly two dozen books, has written hundreds of articles, and is host of the nationally-acclaimed Parenting Today’s Teens podcast and radio broadcast.