Sherry Surratt

Sherry Surratt is the Executive Director of Parent Strategy for Orange. She is the author of several books including Brave Mom: Facing and Overcoming Your Real Mom Fears, and Just Lead! A No Whining, No Nonsense Practical Guide for Women Leaders in the Church. A shoe freak and coffee lover, Sherry resides in Denver, Co with her husband Geoff who is Pastor of Church Planting at Southeast Christian. She has two grown children and two incredibly gorgeous granddaughters.

How To Stay Connected With Your Church During COVID-19

Faith

How to Stay Connected With Your Church During COVID-19

Maybe your family is like ours and you’ve hit the crabby phase of quarantine. It may not feel like it, but there are some silver linings to this stuck-in-this-together situation… Read More
Your One Best Thing

Create A Rhythm | Family Life

Your One Best Thing

It’s that time of year. The stale leftover cookies are in the trash and I’m eyeing the tree, wishing it would pack up and walk itself to the basement. I’m… Read More

Celebrations

4 Ways to be a Good Grandparent Over the Holidays

It’s Christmas, and I’ll be honest, I tend to lose my head. Come December, I go a little Buddy-the- Elf-crazy with the personal motto: If it's made with sugar, then… Read More

Special Topics | Widen The Circle

4 Things I Want to Be for My Grandkids

Nobody is making me do this. I do it because my grandkids love it, and if it makes their sticky faces light up, I’m all in. But my job as… Read More

Family Life

4 Things You May Not Know About the Parent Cue Store

Another store, you say? We know. You have lots of options when it comes to spending your money. But this store is different. It’s designed just for parents, with a… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Fight For The Heart

Looking for the Good in the Not-So-Good Behavior

"But I HATE chicken nuggets!" My 5-year-old daughter screamed these words in McDonald's and the blood rushed to my face. It felt like everybody was staring at us. At me.… Read More

Faith | Social Life | Widen The Circle

Where I Went When I Needed Parenting Help

If you’ve ever moved across the country with kids you are probably familiar with the word uprooted. Our daughter was going into kindergarten and our son into middle school when… Read More

Faith | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End

Should You Make Your Older Kids Go To Church?

I recently read an article about a family who loved to hike. Actually, not all of them loved it. One son shared how every weekend, rain or shine, he was… Read More

Social Life | Widen The Circle

Inviting Grandparents In

I will just go ahead and say it, my grandkids are brilliant geniuses. First grader Maggie can read the word ‘pinkalicious’, four-year-old Mollie can smell chocolate a mile away and… Read More
How to Make the Most of a Family Adventure

Create A Rhythm | Family Activities

How to Make the Most of a Family Adventure

What do you remember most about summer growing up as a kid? One of the things that sticks out in my head is the summer I decided to eat tree… Read More
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