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The Overprotected Teen

Student Story: Jo

It’s natural to want to protect your child from danger and negative influence. But many parents tend to go overboard—and in the process, stunt their child’s emotional and social development. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston identifies the downsides of overprotecting your teen while offering ways to give them room to grow.

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.