Focus on the Family

Relentless Parenting

Teen rebellion requires parental tenacity and persistence.


Parenting through the teen years, especially when dealing with rebellion, requires both tenacity and persistence. Following is an excerpt from the Parents' Guide to the Spiritual Mentoring of Teens:

We've talked about the principle of relentless parenting, but how can you apply this concept day in and day out with your teen? Let's look at seven practical ways you can demonstrate relentlessness: