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They're All Grown Up. Now What? | Parent Cue Blog

College and Young Adult | Featured | Imagine The End | Phase

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
Every Middle Schooler Is Asking You a Question. Do You Know the Answer? | Parent Cue Blog

Featured | Middle School (6th-8th) | Phase | School Life

Every Middle Schooler Is Asking You a Question. Do You Know the Answer?

In middle school, preteens are all about using the knowledge they’ve gathered up until this point and brandishing it against authority. Read More

Featured | Middle School (6th-8th) | Phase | School Life

4 Conversations to Have Before Middle School Starts

Middle school is a huge transition.  It’s that time in life when your kid is stepping out of the relative comfort of elementary school and into those strange few years before high school.  It’s important to remember that the middle school years… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Featured | Phase

Welcome to Preschool: Making the Most of the “Why?” Phase

I’ve been asked some cringeworthy questions in my five years of being a parent. Add that with the fact that my daughter’s inside voice sensor seems to be broken (the faulty mechanics are hereditary) and I’ve been put in some pretty awkward… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | Phase

The 6 Things Your New First-Grader Needs

Gone are the tear-stained eyes of a parent driving away on the first day of kindergarten.  Your little one isn’t so little anymore—he’s an experienced student settling into the world of elementary school as a first grader. Just like he reminded you… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Phase

5 Things Worth Celebrating In Each Phase

You know how it is: Your kid changes, throwing your whole world into a tailspin. When you finally get used to this new version of your kid, then . . . BAM! Just when you get accustomed to your kid’s zig, they… Read More

Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Phase

The Question Your High Schooler Is Asking You

Ah, the teenage years.  Without saying more than that, every teen parent reading this blog post felt exactly what that phrase meant on a soul level. Every phase in a kid’s life has its challenges, but the years your kid is in… Read More

Featured | Imagine The End | Phase

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

Featured | Phase | School Life | Seasonal

End of School Year: How to Prepare for the Next Phase

Desks empty. Locker doors slammed—and lock combinations forgotten—for the last time. School-issued laptops returned to the front office. Color-coded, structured homeschool schedules loosened up a bit. Ah, yes. Summer is here. School may be out for your kids, but it’s a perfect… Read More