Character and Values

Character and Values | Imagine The End

PCL 24: Generosity

Jon Williams (father, actor, and writer), Kristen Ivy, and Reggie Joiner sit down and talk about how practicing generosity with your kids has the potential to help them live richer lives. Listen to Parent Cue Live The Parent Cue Live podcast is available on… Read More

Character and Values

PCL 23: [Repost] How Serving Changes Kids

Kara Powell, PhD, co-author of the Right Click: Parenting Your Teenager In A Digital Media World and executive director of Fuller Youth Institute, Kristen Ivy, and Reggie Joiner discuss how giving kids increasing opportunities to serve through childhood is one of the biggest… Read More

Character and Values

PCL 10: How Serving Changes Kids

Kara Powell, PhD, co-author of the Right Click: Parenting Your Teenager In A Digital Media World and executive director of Fuller Youth Institute, Kristen Ivy, and Reggie Joiner discuss how giving kids increasing opportunities to serve through childhood is one of the biggest… Read More

Character and Values | Featured | Mental Health

3 Conversations Every Parent Is Scared Of

One day you’re holding a new baby—toes in your hand and a little noggin’ tucked in the crook of your elbow. The next thing you know that baby is running past you, full of opinions, ideas and questions. Lots of questions. Scary… Read More

Character and Values | Featured | Mental Health

12 Affirmations To Speak Over Your Kids

My husband, Kevin, and I first introduced affirmations to our daughter when she was about two and a half years old. I know—that feels a little young, right? I thought that, too…until months later when I observed my kid trying and failing… Read More

Character and Values | College and Young Adult | Family Life

How to Foster Emotional Intelligence in Kids & Teens

Raising a teen who has a hard time feeling empathy, who has a hard time understanding someone else’s emotional experience, or who is prone to extreme emotional outbursts can be tough on the entire family. The good news is that empathy and… Read More

Character and Values | Family Life | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

3 Ways to Raise Resilient Kids

A few months ago, I settled in to watch the Netflix drama series “Anne with an E,” based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables. It was a nostalgic moment, bringing me back to a (much) earlier version of the same… Read More

Character and Values | Featured | Self Care

2022 Mental Health Goals for Every Parent

If 2020 felt like a free fall, 2021 brought us a rollercoaster of emotions.  For parents, the past year took us on a thrill ride of both worry and relief: Kids are back in school! But with mask contention. Covid’s calming down!… Read More

Character and Values | Seasonal

4 Practical Ways to Model Gratitude to Your Kids

There are many words available in the dictionary to describe our kids. There’s . . .  Cuddly. Hilarious. Sassy. Clever. Mischievous. Creative. Loyal. Opinionated. But grateful? Grateful isn’t a word that first comes to mind when we think about kids in general.… Read More