Holly Crawshaw

Holly Crawshaw is a writer and editor who eats sour candy and laughs at her own jokes. A self-proclaimed cat-lady, Holly was on staff with North Point Ministries for eight years, working with volunteers, kids, and students. Holly currently serves as Lead Writer for Life Stage Strategies at Orange/The Rethink Group. Holly is raising three daughters, Lilah (the silly one), Esmae (the charming one), and Sailor (the sweet one) in her hometown of Cumming, GA.

The Dreams I Had for My Child Aren't Coming True | Parent Cue Blog

Featured | Imagine The End

The Dreams I Had for My Kid Aren’t Coming True

If you’ve been a parent for longer than fifteen minutes, you know that when it comes to predicting the future for your kid, your expectations matter about as much as… Read More
How Do I Teach My Toddler Patience? | Parent Cue Blog

Birth - 5 years | Featured

How Do I Teach My Toddler Patience?

Teaching a toddler patience will require you to have realistic expectations. Work toward consistency, not constancy.  Read More
5 Ways to Use Technology with Your Teenager | Parent Cue Blog

Current Events | Family Activities | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Technology

5 Ways to Use Technology with Your Teenager 

Is technology destroying our society? Inhibiting our kids’ ability to carry on a multi-sentence conversation? Are we raising tiny little robots who will one day grow up to only communicate… Read More
How to Apologize to Your Middle Schooler | Parent Cue Blog

Family Life | Featured | Middle School (6th-8th) | School Life | Social Life

How to Apologize to Your Middle Schooler

In a culture that constantly tells them they don’t measure up, our apologies should communicate that they’re more than enough. Read More
How to Survive Divorce | Parent Cue Blog

Featured | Mental Health | Self Care | Special Topics

How to Survive Divorce as a Parent

The very first and very most important thing you can do to survive your divorce is to be honest about it.  Read More
The Newly Single Parent Holiday Survival Guide | Parent Cue Blog

Family Life | Mental Health | Seasonal | Self Care

The Newly-Single Parent Holiday Guide

It may take a few years to create a new “normal,” and that’s okay. Kids are resilient. But you know what? So are you.   Read More
20 Lessons I Learned in 2020 | Parent Cue Blog

Current Events | Family Life | Featured | Mental Health | Self Care

20 Things We Learned in 2020

I will move into 2021 knowing that I’m better than I was this time last year. Because when I look back on 2020, I’m struck with deep gratitude. Read More
You're Not As Cool As TikTok But You Can Be Just as Influential | Parent Cue Blog

College and Young Adult | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

You’re Not as Cool as TikTok, but You Can Be Just as Influential on Your Child

As she gets older and moves from one phase to the next, my influence in her life will inevitably decrease. But it doesn’t have to go away. Read More
10 Affirmations for the Worried Parent | Parent Cue

Mental Health

10 Affirmations for the Worried Parent

Our minds are way more powerful than we could ever understand. The direction we point our thoughts directly determines the direction of our lives. And when we choose to worry (and… Read More
3 Ways to Survive Back to School Season

Create A Rhythm | School Life

3 Ways to Survive the Back-to-School Season

You’re never prepared for it – for that moment on your weekly (tri-weekly) trip to Target when the water toys and outdoor furniture sets are corralled into the clearance section… Read More
Older Entries