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Teaching Your Teen Selflessness in a “Me First” World

#544 – Student Story: Will

with host Mark Gregston

We live in a “what’s in it for me” kind of society, and it’s creating a generation of teens who thinks the world revolves around them. So, what can parents do to fight back against this toxic mentality?

This weekend on Parenting of Teens, Mark Gregston shares five ways to create a culture of selflessness at home.

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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.