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Freedom to Make Mistakes


When a toddler first learns to walk, parents don’t always hold their child’s hand.  We give them freedom to stumble and fall down sometimes!  On this edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston explains how allowing your teen room to tumble or make mistakes is the best way to teach independence.  Learn how to encourage a sense of responsibility in your teen, today with Mark Gregston.

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.