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Episode 66

PCL 66: How to Talk To Your Kid About Crisis

Dr. Chinwe Williams, a licensed professional counselor, shares age-appropriate tips on how to talk about crisis to a child or adolescent on today’s episode of the Parent Cue Live podcast.… Read More
Episode 65

PCL 65: How To Recognize When Your Kid is In Crisis

Dr. Chinwe Williams, a licensed professional counselor, shares ways to identify if your child is experiencing personal crisis on today’s episode of the Parent Cue Live podcast. This will be… Read More

Abuse | Current Events | Fight For The Heart

Giving Your Kids Permission to Break the Rules

“Resist much, obey little.”― Walt Whitman It’s really not the advice I thought I would pass to my daughters when I imagined them before they were born. Even so, as I walked the streets of Brooklyn tonight, a grown adult, wife and… Read More

Crisis | Current Events | Fight For The Heart

The Reality of Fear and What to Do Next

A few days ago, I asked my two boys what they were most afraid of. My youngest, without skipping a beat, told me water buffalos and cobras. My oldest, still only seven, told me, imaginary monsters at night, robbers, America being destroyed,… Read More

Crisis | Current Events | Fight For The Heart

How to Talk to Your Kids About Tragedy

The news is heartbreaking enough to take in as a parent. Terrorist attacks. Mass killings. Planes blowing up. Beheadings. I know…please just stop right there. Add to that the political chaos that seems to dominate the headlines, climate change, job losses and… Read More

Current Events | Diversity | Social Life | Widen The Circle

Raising Kids Who Embrace Those Who are Different

“Mommy, what’s wrong with that kid?” Your child just blurted out an earnest question. . . in front of someone who appears to have a disability or simply looks different, somehow. Yikes. As a mother to a child with autism, my son… Read More

Current Events | Diversity | Fight For The Heart

Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Talking to Your Kids About Racism

In light of recent events, many parents are reacting with uncertainty on how to talk about these disturbing and scary times with their kids. And while we want to address it, at the same time, we wish we could shelter them from… Read More

Current Events | Diversity | Imagine The End | Social Life

5 Ways to Get Comfortable with Different

When my kids were younger, my wife used to go to the grocery store with our three toddlers. She would often joke that the cashier would give her a “certain look.” A look that she felt said . . . “You need… Read More

Current Events | Diversity

This Is My America (This Is Yours, Too)

My family is Korean-American, children of immigrants. We're what the media would call "devout, evangelical Christians." We have a son who is disabled, non-verbal with autism and ADHD. Especially living in the middle of hyper-excellent Silicon Valley, we're well-acquainted with feeling like “an… Read More