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Turning Over Control to Your Teen

#479 – Student Story: Kiley

with host Mark Gregston

Does it feel like you’ve lost control over your teen? Maybe that’s good thing! Good parenting involves releasing your grip and allowing for mistakes.

This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston discusses the risks and rewards of giving up control—without giving up reasonable boundaries.

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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.