Birth – 5 years

Episode 59

PCL 59: How To Talk To Your Younger Child

Sarah Jensen, founder and educator of KIPP Memphis Preparatory Elementary School, shares her insight on how to effectively and supportively communicate with younger children in today’s episode of the Parent… Read More
Episode 46

PCL 46 [Dad Edition]: What Parenting Is Like For New Fathers

Kevin Jennings, director of platform marketing at Orange, teams up with author and speaker, Jon Acuff, and host, Carlos Whittaker, to talk about what life is like as a new… Read More

Birth - 5 years

Lessons I’ve Learned While Quarantining With Preschoolers

Crisis is not new. Every family finds themselves navigating a season of crisis at some point. It might be job loss, diagnosis of an illness, or the classic potty vs. pull-up battle with the three-year-old. What is new (at least in recent… Read More

Birth - 5 years

3 Household Rules I Never Knew I Needed

Having three kids under the age of five had bested me, yet again, and I was trying to get Sharpie marker off the couch, the wood furniture and the kids. Quick backstory . . . I was in the bathroom for two… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Create A Rhythm

How to Read Better Bedtime Stories

When my wife and I told people that we were going to have a baby, they often asked what I was most looking forward to about being a new parent. My answer? The tax exemptions. I’m only kidding; my wife is a… Read More

Birth - 5 years

One Question Your Preschooler is Asking

This has been adapted from the Phase Series by Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy Parenting is hard. Just when you think you understand your kid, everything changes. And then you have to get re-acquainted with them and figure out a new way… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Mental Health

Helping Your Preschooler Navigate Their Emotions

I remember my first real cup of coffee. I’d been an occasional office-pot coffee drinker (lots of cream and sugar)—mostly because my office was freezing and the coffee was hot. Then, on a trip to California, a friend handed me a mug… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Imagine The End

Your Preschooler Doesn’t Have to “Like” It

Several years ago, my family helped an African family of six assimilate into American culture so they could study ministry. One of my most vivid memories was their first visit to our house. Almost every question we asked started with “Do you… Read More

Birth - 5 years

6 Ways New Dads Can Bond with Their Newborns

When we announced that my wife was pregnant, that opened the floodgates for unsolicited advice. Every parent I knew took it upon themselves to offer their version of childrearing wisdom—most of which I appreciated. Over time, we began hearing some of the… Read More

Birth - 5 years

3 Survival Tips for Preschool Parents

If you’ve got one under five, you’re stretched. If you’ve got two under five, you’re beyond capacity. If you’ve got more than two under five, well, living in the South, I’ll simply say, “Bless your heart.” My boys are almost two and… Read More