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When Teens Shut Down

From the outside, Zaya looked like an angry, negative, and disconnected teen. But on the inside, she was simply craving the approval of her mom and dad. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston invites Zaya and other Heartlight students to share their stories of “shutting down”—and what finally helped them re-engage.

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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.