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How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Parent Cue Live podcast hosts, Carlos Whittaker and Kristen Ivy, update us on their summer fun and announce the brand new Parent Cue Live Event coming to 17 cities across the country in today’s episode. EPISODE RECAP No matter the season of life you’re in as a parent, it’s always better when you have someone to come alongside you during the journey. Though parts of parenting might feel isolating, you’re never alone — there are parents across the globe who are experiencing the exact same...

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BEST OF PCL: Making The Most Of Your Family Rhythm

How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Author, Catalyst Conference speaker, and host of the Parent Cue Live podcast, Carlos Whittaker, is joined by his wife, Heather, to talk about how to parent kids who have different personalities in today’s episode. YOUR CUE Think through your family’s weekly rhythm. Whether it’s mealtimes, car rides, or during bath time routines, you can leverage that time to have a meaningful connection with your kids. Be intentional about it — have a loose plan about what you’d like to talk about during those times, or,...

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[Best Of PCL] It’s Just A Phase

How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Hosts Carlos Whittaker and Kristen Ivy, who is also cofounder of The Phase Project, talk together about the Phase Guides series, books written to help parents through each phase of a kid’s life, with ideas on how to understand where their kids are, what they need from parents now, and how to navigate critical issues in today’s Best of Parent Cue Live episode. YOUR CUE Get some perspective. You may be exhausted. You may be frustrated. You may be wishing this phase over and done...

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Best Of Parent Cue Live: Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety

How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Dr. Chinwe Williams, a licensed professional counselor, shares ways to identify signs of anxiety and how to help your kids through their experience with it in today’s Best Of Parent Cue Live episode with hosts, Carlos Whittaker and Kristen Ivy. YOUR CUE Adopt the perspective of your child. Your child’s experience is very real to them. When they’re feeling anxious and afraid, try to see through their eyes what’s happening around them. This way, they’ll feel your attempt to understand them. Acknowledge your kid’s anxiety....

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Best of Parent Cue Live: How Serving Changes Kids

How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Dr. Kara Powell, executive director at Fuller Youth Institute, joins Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy to discuss how serving others helps grow kids’ character and faith by connecting to a bigger story. YOUR CUE Seek out opportunities to serve. Sometimes, you’ll have to put in some effort to find ways to serve others. Don’t let the potential challenge of the additional time it takes to search deter you from something this important. Serve together. Take every opportunity to serve together as a family. Your kids...

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