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5 Things I Want My Daughters to Know About Confidence | Parent Cue Blog

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5 Things I Want My Daughters to Know About Confidence

It’s important to have regular conversations with our kids that reveal what they really believe to be true about themselves. Read More
Building Your Kid’s Confidence While Building Your Own | Parent Cue Blog

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Building Your Kid’s Confidence While Building Your Own

Just because you’re not the most confident person you know doesn’t mean you can’t impart some sort of guidance in the self-assurance department. Read More

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How to Pull Up Beside Your Kid’s Insecurities

I believe that 2020 really sucked the confidence out of our kids. But if we’re being honest, there were plenty of confidence-killing messages coming at them even before 2020. In the life of a preteen, their entire sense of worth can be… Read More

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Creating Connection with a Disrespectful Child

Even on the best days, raising humans can feel exhausting. Raising a child with disrespectful behavior can leave a parent feeling completely drained and powerless. Parents are often left wondering how best to respond. Discovering ways to connect with your defiant or… Read More

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5 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Confidence

Every parent wants their kid to grow up confident. We all want our kids to be convinced of their place in the world, bold in their approach to life, self-reliant and courageous when it comes to their perception of themselves. But as… Read More

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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

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How to Explain Confidence to a Child

“What do you think confidence means?” I asked my kindergartner. He raised his eyebrows and tilted his head. “Like being brave, maybe?” “When do you feel confident?” Shrug. I hear you, kid. Confidence is easy to see, hard to define. The Merriam-Webster… Read More

Character and Values | Featured | Middle School (6th-8th) | School Life

Should I Let My Middle Schooler Quit?

At some point, most parents will eventually face this question: “Mom, I don’t want to do this anymore.” Whether it’s baseball or ballet, piano lessons or chess club, sometimes a kid has just had enough and doesn’t want to participate anymore. Their… Read More

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4 Signs Your Kid Is Losing Confidence

Kids seem to be born confident creatures.  They have no problem expressing their needs (sometimes, quite loudly). They’re secure in their appearance (hello, polka dots and stripes). They make it clear when they don’t like something (baby boundaries in full effect). Quite… Read More

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

My almost nine-year-old kid came out of the womb with the confidence of a serial killer. She’s not a serial killer, obviously. She’s really lovely and we adore her. But we get a kick out of the fact that her confidence is… Read More