Birth – 5 years

Welcome to Preschool: Making the Most of the "Why?" Phase | Parent Cue Blog

Birth - 5 years | Featured | Phase

Welcome to Preschool: Making the Most of the “Why?” Phase

As our kids grow and develop, at the heart of most of their questions is the search for safety, stability, and in whom and what they can trust. Read More
8 Confidence-Building Truths Every Kid Should Hear from Their Parent | Parent Cue Blog

Birth - 5 years | Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured

8 Confidence-Building Truths Every Kid Should Hear from Their Parent

Instead of individually weeding out the negative thoughts quickly filling her brain, I tried planting positive, never-changing, confidence-building truths in the hopes that the truths would grow bigger and louder… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Featured

How to Survive Your Preschooler’s Tough Questions

I tucked my daughter’s chair under the table for breakfast and encouraged her to say her grace before eating. “God is great . . .” she began the standard prayer.  “God is good . . .” she continued. Then, the hatchet: “Mommy,… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Featured

How Do I Teach My Toddler Patience?

First of all, you don’t. Sorry—that’s probably not a great way to start this blog, but it’s true. Wait! Don’t click that Exit button just yet. There are a few strategies and practices you can add to your anti-tantrum toolbox. I am… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Other Resources

10 Children’s Books That Celebrate Diversity

When I was growing up in the late 80s and early 90s, there weren’t a lot of books with kids who looked like me in them. To help, I remember my mom coloring the characters brown with my Crayola crayons in an… 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