Character and Values

What You and Your Kids Need to Know About True Confidence | Parent Cue Blog

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Fight For The Heart

What You and Your Kids Need to Know About True Confidence

I look at my pint-sized kid and wish I could instantaneously transfer forty-plus years of hard-won (though certainly not perfected) confidence straight into his heart and mind. Read More
7 Meaningful Activities to Help Your Kids Find Purpose | Parent Cue Blog

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

7 Meaningful Activities to Help Your Kids Find Purpose

No matter what they would accomplish in life—the degrees earned, accolades received, or titles given—the biggest dream we have for our kids is that they would live a life of… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Finance | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

How to Teach Your Kids to Manage Money at Every Age

One of the most important, yet often overlooked, aspects of parenting is teaching our kids how to handle money.  Kids who know the basics of healthy money management have a great opportunity to become adults who make good financial decisions. But teaching… Read More

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Teaching My Child about Gossip

I have a sister who will not gossip.  I’m an adult, so this should make me proud. But I’m also human, so it’s kind of annoying too. Growing up, she always responded to my inquiries about mutual friends with a smile and… Read More

Character and Values | Family Life | Featured

Help! Our Kids Caught Us Fighting

Most parents have been there.  You’re in the heat of the moment, an argument broke out with your spouse, both of your voices raise, and you look over to see your little one standing in the corner of the room. She heard… Read More

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What I Want My Daughter to Know About Love

Have you ever noticed how children as young as three or four-years-old are enamored with the idea of friendship and being known? I’ve certainly observed this to be true. My daughter, who is five, is captivated by the relationship between my wife… 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

Character and Values | Family Life | Featured | School Life

How to Help Your Kids Reach Their Full Potential Without Warping Their Identity

I think it’s safe to say most of us can remember a time or two million when our parents or another caring adult said or did something when we were younger that had a negative impact on our self-esteem. Lord knows I… 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

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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