Skip to content

Teen Math: Subtract Strictness, Add Boundaries

Student Story: Abe

Everyone knows how to add and subtract. But do you know how to solve the problem of being too strict or too permissive with your teen? This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston demonstrates how subtracting one impulse and adding a new parenting strategy can total up to more balanced exchanges with your teen.

If you listen on a mobile phone or tablet, please download our Parenting Today’s Teens app available for Apple or Android. If you listen on a desktop or laptop computer, press the “play” button above to enjoy daily parenting advice.

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.