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Why Your Authoritative Parenting Style Doesn’t Work

Student Story: Analeisa

Dictatorships often end in rebellion—and families are no different. When your “my way or the highway” approach loses its luster, you might be facing flat-out revolt! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston suggests three healthy habits to help parents establish respect without playing the “authority card.”

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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.