Family Activities

Episode 07

PCL 07: Making Moments

Carlos Whittaker, author of Moment Maker, talks with Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy talk about how to create, receive, and rescue moments so you can have a better life and… Read More
How to Balance Being Productive vs. Being Present | Parent Cue Blog

Create A Rhythm | Family Activities | Family Life | Featured

How Planning Can Make You a More Present Parent

When it comes to you being present with your children, think quality over quantity. Think intentional over impromptu. Think practice over perfection.  Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Activities | Family Life | Featured | Imagine The End | Make It Personal

Dads: What We Do Matters

Our children see, hear, and emulate all that we do.  And to be honest . . . yes, at times this can be a really scary realization. A few years ago, I began a tradition in our family called “Dadurday.” This is… 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

Family Activities

10 Ways to Engage Your Elementary Schooler Over the Summer

We’ve waited for it all year—the weather has warmed up, the pools are beginning to open, and school is finally out. All that can only mean one thing: Summer is here! So, how do you keep your kids engaged and active—both mentally… Read More

Character and Values | Family Activities | Featured | Imagine The End

When it Comes to Kids and Commitment: Show, Don’t Tell

Ahhh . . . the best laid plans of mice and men and stars-in-their-eyes children.  That’s how the saying goes, right? I’ve got one kid who swears he’s gonna fight bad guys while we sleep and another who plans to rocket to… Read More

Character and Values | Family Activities | Featured | Imagine The End

7 Meaningful Activities to Help Your Kids Find Purpose

By: Mallory Darcy From the first moment you looked into their eyes, you dreamt big dreams for your baby. Maybe they would be a doctor, an astronaut, or an author. Maybe they’d design their own clothing line, star in the next box… Read More

Current Events | Family Activities | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Technology

5 Ways to Use Technology with Your Teenager 

I’m not going to give you a bunch of statistics about how much we’re on our phones, tablets, and computers, because we already know it’s a lot—probably (definitely) too much. But here’s the deal—those numbers aren’t really changing. People (kids, teens, and… Read More

Family Activities | Special Topics

3 Ways to Show Up for Foster Families in Your Community

For most people, asking for help may be something that’s looked at as a last-resort option. Three years ago I would have included myself in that group. I consider myself a rather self-sufficient, reliant, and dependable person.  As I’ve shared in previous… Read More

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Families Only Spend 37 Minutes Together a Day: Make Them Count

37 minutes. That’s not long.   Go on an Instagram deep dive? 37 minutes.  Watch an episode of your favorite show, then ignore the remote when the countdown begins and it rolls into the next episode? 37 minutes and then some. Mentally reorganize… Read More