Elementary (K-5th)

How Do I Encourage Kids to Be Friends | Parent Cue Blog

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

How Do I Encourage Kids to Be Friends?

We think they should know how to communicate their feelings and listen to others. We think empathy and respect should be innate.  Read More
4 Questions to Ask When You Notice a Shift in Your Child's Behavior | Parent Cue Blog

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

Sometimes shifts in behavior are clear as day; other times they’re more subtle. We can rail against these changes. We can check out. We can pretend they aren’t happening and… 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

Elementary (K-5th)

The Question Your Elementary Child is Asking

This information is taken from the Phase Guides by Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner Parenting is hard. Just when you think you understand your child, everything changes. And then you have to get re-acquainted and figure out a new way to parent.… Read More

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

How to Be Okay When Your “Baby” Goes to School

When my oldest child started kindergarten . . . I’ve never had my whole life flash before my eyes, but that morning, when we pulled up to the school for the first time, his whole life flashed before my eyes. His baby… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Fight For The Heart | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

The Humility of Connection

Growing up, I had a hard time connecting with my dad. Different Interests As a kid, all I could see were the differences between us. I liked to read comic books. I loved to draw. I would play with action figures for… Read More

Elementary (K-5th)

The Question Your Fourth or Fifth Grader is Asking

This has been adapted from the Phase Series by Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy Parenting is hard. Just when you think you understand your kid, everything changes. And then you have to get reacquainted with them and figure out a new way… Read More