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5 Things I Want My Daughters to Know About Confidence | Parent Cue Blog

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5 Things I Want My Daughters to Know About Confidence

It’s important to have regular conversations with our kids that reveal what they really believe to be true about themselves. Read More
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They’re All Grown Up. Now What?

I wish we had known to show our kids how to be responsible adults and not just responsible children and teenagers. Read More

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How to Pull Up Beside Your Kid’s Insecurities

I believe that 2020 really sucked the confidence out of our kids. But if we’re being honest, there were plenty of confidence-killing messages coming at them even before 2020. In the life of a preteen, their entire sense of worth can be… Read More

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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

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Advice for New Dads (From Your Future Self)

I was 28 when I found out I was going to be a dad. Back then, I still thought I had what it took to be a rock star, even more so a dad.  (And to be clear, I had absolutely no… Read More

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How to Help My Kid Find Their Confidence at Every Phase

At every phase, a kid is asking a question. Well, I mean, they’re always asking a ton of questions.  What’s faster—fire or dust? Where do thoughts come from? What’s for dinner? Can I borrow the car?  Those aren’t the kind of questions… Read More

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5 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Confidence

Every parent wants their kid to grow up confident. We all want our kids to be convinced of their place in the world, bold in their approach to life, self-reliant and courageous when it comes to their perception of themselves. But as… Read More

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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 | 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

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The Dreams I Had for My Kid Aren’t Coming True

If you’ve been a parent for longer than fifteen minutes, you know that when it comes to predicting the future for your kid, your expectations matter about as much as the answer you get from shaking a Magic 8-Ball.  Take my oldest,… Read More