Elementary (K-5th)

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Level Up: A Different Kind of Board Game

In the 30 minutes it took to play Level Up, I probably had one of the better conversations I’ve had with my son in quite a while—all while playing a… Read More
How to Explain Confidence to a Child | Parent Cue Blog

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How to Explain Confidence to a Child

Any time you feel confused, uncertain, insecure, or anxious—God desires to give you His confidence. All you have to do is ask! 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

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

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

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What You and Your Kids Need to Know About True Confidence

“Yeah, Mom. Everyone knows that,” my six-year-old recently informed me, complete with facepalm. When it comes to his knowledge of the world, my son is supremely confident. When it comes to just about everything else . . . he’s not. After a… Read More

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How to Teach Your Kids to Manage Money at Every Age

One of the most important, yet often overlooked, aspects of parenting is teaching our kids how to handle money.  Kids who know the basics of healthy money management have a great opportunity to become adults who make good financial decisions. But teaching… Read More

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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

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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