Kristen Ivy

Kristen is the President at Orange and Parent Cue and a Co-Founder of The Phase Project. She and her husband Matt are currently parenting their three amazing children through the phases.

The Stories of Childhood

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The Stories of Childhood

“I can’t live like this anymore!” - said my two-year-old from her crib. It was one of those moments when my eyes got wide and my mouth literally fell open like… Read More

Celebrations | Special Topics

Mothers With No Babies to Hold

This past January I grieved alongside my sister the loss of my niece, our deeply loved little girl who was put into a body not meant for this world. Losing… Read More
It's Just a Phase...Don't Miss It

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It’s Just a Phase…Don’t Miss It

If someone has ever told you, “It’s just a phase,” chances are it was intended as a consolation or a word of encouragement. More than likely, what they meant was,… Read More
Broken Families Can Still Be Great Families | Parent Cue Blog

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Broken Families Can Still Be Great Families

Here's the truth, every family is broken. In one way or another, we all have some mess. Marriage is hard. Family is hard. Relationships take a lot of work. Read More
Prove You Love Them | Parent Cue Blog

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Prove You Love Them

I love my kids. No one had to write a book or make a podcast or do a teaching series to convince me to love them. It happened the first… Read More

Character and Values

Why Telling the Truth Matters

"Mama, why do we need to tell the truth?” That was the question my three-year old daughter Hensley asked me last night in the middle of our bedtime prayer. And… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Life

3 Practical Habits to Make Time Matter More

So time is moving. And it’s moving faster than you think. What does that mean for you as a parent? How can you make the most of the limited amount… Read More

Family Life | Fight For The Heart

You Are Not Disqualified – Part 2

A few weeks ago, my friend Carey Nieuwhof posted this blog on Parent CUE. And as I read it I thought, “That’s everything I ever wanted to say to parents summed… Read More

Family Life

Things That Surprised You

It was Saturday. I was driving down the road with my, then three-year-old, son. We were in our typical groove of playing his favorite song. Replaying it. And then replaying… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Life | Imagine The End

Famous for a Few

I’ve never “been discovered.” Hollywood hasn’t called. Columbia Records hasn’t requested my lead vocals. I’ve never even created a “viral” YouTube video. (Don’t feel bad for me. You’re not famous… Read More
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