Character and Values

Character and Values | Self Control

The Simplest Way to Teach Your Kids Self Control

One of the focuses for the the month at Parent Cue is teaching our kids “Self Control.” When I found that out I tried to skip this month. I asked if… Read More

Character and Values | Imagine The End | Make It Personal

Forgiveness Matters

A while ago something painful happened to our family.  It hurt. It was a betrayal. It was out of our control and it was someone else’s fault.  It left our… Read More

Celebrations | Character and Values | Uncategorized

Dangers of an Ungrateful Life

I personally think it's important to be intentional about showing gratitude every day. We all look forward to our annual celebrations each year to celebrate the big and little things that have happened in our life. But if we live our lives… Read More

Character and Values | Family Life | Social Media

The Other Side of Comparison

As parents, we know to teach our kids not to compare. With social media it’s easy for teenagers to compare their lives against the lives of their friends. For elementary school kids it’s easy to compare their summer vacation to the summer… Read More

Blog | Character and Values | Wisdom | Words Over Time

Building Wisdom with the Weight of Your Words

When you become a parent there’s a phrase you start throwing around: “My parents did __________, but I will never do that.” My parents said ___________, but I’ll never say that. I’ll never yell. I’ll never try to cut bedtime short. I’ll… Read More

Character and Values

Teaching Your Kids Self-Control

Self-control is one of the major factors to living a productive life. Self-control keeps us from over-eating, over-spending, over-watching, over-anything really. It helps us stay cool under pressure and keeps us from saying things we might regret. Self-control can help keep us… Read More

Character and Values | Faith | Imagine The End

How Kids Can Make the Wise Choice

It was another average weekday. Shortly after arriving home from work, I’m routinely rifling through the pile of papers pulled from my 2nd grader’s backpack. Amidst the assortment of math worksheets, writing assignments and doodles, I see one yellow slip of paper.… Read More

Character and Values | Imagine The End

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Make Wise Choices

Any of these sound familiar? Dad, can I ride my skateboard down the driveway and into the street? Mom, can we jump off the roof into the pool? Mom, can I slide down the banister? Dad, can I jump on that beehive… Read More