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The Impact of Instability

Growing up in a family where houses and parental dynamics are constantly changing can definitely have an impact on kids — especially once they hit their teen years. In this episode, Mark Gregston interviews a couple more Heartlight teens, including one young lady who is working through drug abuse recovery and emotional wounds caused by an unstable household. But no matter the obstacles, she wants to grow to be a great role model for her younger siblings. Don’t miss this 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.