Elementary (K-5th)

Episode 52

PCL 52: Miss Rory’s Story Emporium

In today’s episode of the Parent Cue Live podcast, we hear from Greg Payne and Mike Clear, story producers of Miss Rory’s Story Emporium, an imaginative, storytelling podcast for the… Read More
Episode 31

PCL 31: 5 Adults Every Kid Needs

Kara Powell, Director of the Fuller Youth Institute talks about the 5 Adults Your Kids Need. While we as parents are the most important influence in a kid’s life, they… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Imagine The End

5 Things I Want My Daughters to Know About Confidence

I remember one time, I was walking off stage after hosting a game show for a live audience, and I about collapsed, I was so relieved that it was over.  “I was nervous the entire time,” I told a coworker standing nearby.… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | Make It Personal

Building Your Kid’s Confidence While Building Your Own

Raise your hand if you’re the most confident person ever.  Yeah, I hear those crickets chirping.  If we’re honest with ourselves, most of us parents feel like we have no business teaching our kids how to be their most confident selves. I… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Phase

The 6 Things Your New First-Grader Needs

Gone are the tear-stained eyes of a parent driving away on the first day of kindergarten.  Your little one isn’t so little anymore—he’s an experienced student settling into the world of elementary school as a first grader. Just like he reminded you… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Phase

5 Things Worth Celebrating In Each Phase

You know how it is: Your kid changes, throwing your whole world into a tailspin. When you finally get used to this new version of your kid, then . . . BAM! Just when you get accustomed to your kid’s zig, they… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Family Activities | Family Nights | Featured | Middle School (6th-8th)

Level Up: A Different Kind of Board Game

“Tell me about a time when you were afraid,” I asked my 10-year-old son.  “I guess it was that time when the tornadoes were close by and we had to go in the downstairs bathroom and shut the door. Then we lost… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | Imagine The End

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 | Elementary (K-5th) | Faith | Featured

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