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Parents, Take Time for Yourself Too

When you’re in the middle of a battle with your teen, the stress can take a huge toll on your mental and physical health. If you’re married, this type of conflict can also easily drive a wedge between you and your spouse. In this episode, Mark Gregston and Wayne Shepherd explain why it’s so important for you to take care of your health — and the health of your marriage — when you’re walking through a challenging time with your teen. Tune in for this important subject!  

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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.