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Setting Up Balanced House Rules

Creating a home environment with balanced, reasonable rewards and consequences can be crucial for your teen’s growth into an independent adult — but it’s not an easy process. In this episode, Mark Gregston answers more great questions from parents just like you who want to see their teens succeed. He shares tips on how to avoid arguments, set up house rules for your teen’s boyfriend or girlfriend, and more! Listen in now!  

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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.