Elementary (K-5th)

What You and Your Kids Need to Know About True Confidence | Parent Cue Blog

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Fight For The Heart

What You and Your Kids Need to Know About True Confidence

I look at my pint-sized kid and wish I could instantaneously transfer forty-plus years of hard-won (though certainly not perfected) confidence straight into his heart and mind. Read More
How to Teach Your Kids to Manage Money at Any Age | Parent Cue Blog

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Finance | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

How to Teach Your Kids to Manage Money at Every Age

Kids who know the basics of healthy money management have a great opportunity to become adults who make good financial decisions. Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Imagine The End | School Life

How to Build Empathy in My Elementary Schooler

Sit through one dinner with your in-laws and a kid who declares, while displaying the evidence, “This is gross!” and you’ll find yourself desperate to teach a little empathy.  Of course, this is about so much more than table manners.  While our… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Other Resources

10 Children’s Books That Celebrate Diversity

When I was growing up in the late 80s and early 90s, there weren’t a lot of books with kids who looked like me in them. To help, I remember my mom coloring the characters brown with my Crayola crayons in an… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Social Life

How Do I Encourage Kids to Be Friends?

At the beginning of every school year, the students in my class take a pre-test to measure what they already know. I remember my very first year teaching—I looked over my pre-test data with confusion. I just couldn’t understand why my kids… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

4 Questions to Ask When You Notice a Shift in Your Child’s Behavior

My oldest daughter just entered middle school. No book, podcast, or theologian could have prepared me for how quickly she’d begin to change in the months leading up to her 11th birthday. The freedom to socialize and text her friends became the… Read More

College and Young Adult | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

You’re Not as Cool as TikTok, but You Can Be Just as Influential on Your Child

Am I the only parent who cries on my kids’ birthdays?  I’m a mom to three girls, and all four of our birthdays happen within thirty days. It’s a very busy (and expensive) time in our house—not to mention an emotional one. … Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Middle School (6th-8th) | School Life | Social Life

What to Do When You Notice Your Kid Is Struggling Socially

You might parent a social butterfly, able to befriend even the most unlikely of people. Perhaps you parent an introverted child who struggles to form friendships.  Regardless of personality, every child faces social challenges. That social butterfly? I’m guessing he or she… Read More