Raising Teens in a Contrary Culture
This is a perfect read for any parent, helping all comprehend the great need to shift their parenting style to shifting needs of their children. Mark explains the great need to shift from highly effective teaching model during the first 12 years of a child’s life, to a preparatory method of training that prepares a teen for the next stage of life; letting a teen know a parent is intent on “preparing” and not desiring to only ” please, protect and, provide”.
Mark further explains the components of a healthy home, balancing the need for relationships among the family with developing a structure of rules and consequences that guide the direction of a teen’s path. He also shares gathered insights; helping parents deal with and conquer the deeper paralyzing issues in a teen’s life that demands attention.