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Creating a Positive Atmosphere in a Negative World

#470 – Student Story: Caleb

with host Mark Gregston

Studies show that the pervasiveness of social media is causing more teen depression than ever before. How can parents offset the downward spiral of negative social media influences?

This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston discusses proven ways to foster a positive atmosphere in your home and instill an attitude of gratitude in your teen.

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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.