Character and Values | Family Activities | Featured | Imagine The End

When it Comes to Kids and Commitment: Show, Don’t Tell

Ahhh . . . the best laid plans of mice and men and stars-in-their-eyes children.  That’s how the saying goes, right? I’ve got one kid who swears he’s gonna fight bad guys while we sleep and another who plans to rocket to… Read More

Family Life | Featured | Special Topics

5 Tips on Co-Parenting After Divorce

If you’ve read any blog I’ve ever written about divorce, I always say the same thing at least once—no matter the circumstances surrounding your separation, getting divorced sucks. That being said, there are things you can put into practice that take away… Read More

Family Life | Featured | Special Topics

Parenting With a Chronic Illness

I am a parent to three active, beautiful children. I am also chronically ill. Parenting when you have chronic illnesses is very challenging. However, as strange as it may sound, I truly believe I am the best mother I can be because… Read More

Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

I’m Worried My Child Is Self-Harming

Plenty of things keep parents up at night. I can only think of a few that elicit more confusion to a parent and render them helpless than when they discover that their child is self-harming. Self-harm is confusing to many. Simply defined,… Read More

Character and Values | Family Life | Featured | Special Topics

Yes, They’re Mine: What Parenting Looks Like for Multi-Racial Families

“Are these your children?”   “Yes, they’re mine! I’m their mom and I’m so blessed!”  When you’re a multi-racial family, you get used to having interactions like this one. My husband and I are white and our three adopted children are Black. People… Read More

Current Events | Mental Health

5 Ways to Support Your Kids During Scary Times

Let’s face it, we were really hoping 2021 would be phenomenal. And it still may be. But the images of the violence that took place in our nation’s capital were deeply disturbing and once again, placed us parents in the undesirable position… Read More

Character and Values | Featured | Fight For The Heart

The Conversation I Wish Every White Parent Had with Their Kids

My daughter, Arden, had her first encounter (that I know of) with being treated differently because of her skin color when she was four years old.  It was last April on a Zoom call. My daughter’s pre-K class had just switched to… Read More

Family Life | Seasonal

5 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Fewer Gifts This Christmas

The last thing you want on Christmas morning is a disappointed kid, especially considering how difficult 2020 has already been. It’s been a year of postponements, cancellations—and, for many Americans—beaten-up bank accounts.  So if you know that Christmas is going to be… Read More

Special Topics

Why does Parent Cue talk about race?

We believe it is wrong for any individual or group to treat another individual or group as if they are inferior because of their ethnic origin or skin color. We believe that there have been patterns of racism throughout the history of this… Read More