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Make the Most of Mornings | Parent Cue Blog

Create A Rhythm | Family Life | Featured | School Life

Make the Most of Mornings

As our kids grow up, we must take advantage of the time we already have with them within the rhythms of the day to talk about what matters. Read More
My High Schooler Didn’t Get Into Their Dream School | Parent Cue Blog

College and Young Adult | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | School Life

My High Schooler Didn’t Get Into Their Dream School

Being rejected by a school—especially the one they hoped to attend—means letting go of some big dream scenarios they’ve been imagining for the future. Read More

Featured | School Life | Widen The Circle

Bridge the Gap Between Home and the Classroom

No parent wants to be at odds with their kid’s teacher. And no teacher plans to have negative relationships with their student’s parents. If the common goal is the same—to provide the best educational experience possible for each student—then it shouldn’t be difficult to bridge the gap between... Read More

Featured | School Life | Special Topics

What To Do When Your Child Gets Suspended or Expelled

Use the suspension as a teachable moment. Engage your kid or teen in a conversation about behaving differently in the future, given the same set of circumstances. By helping them come up with ways to respond, despite being bored or angry, you are teaching them problem solving skills... Read More

Current Events | Featured | Mental Health | School Life

5 Things Your Kids May Be Worried About This School Year

This academic year is the marker for most of our kids to return to full time, in-person learning. On top of the normal jitters about the academic year, it’s no surprise to learn the pandemic is causing additional concerns for parents and students.   Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Life | Featured | School Life

The Morning Rhythm Checklist

If you’re struggling with the pace and chaos of the morning, creating a checklist can make a big impact on you and your child’s morning.  Read More

Featured | School Life | Seasonal

6 Conversations to Have With Your Kid at the Start of the New School Year

Drive home the idea to your kid that change isn’t always a bad thing—we can miss what used to be, but be excited for what’s to come. Remind your kid that humans are capable of feeling different feelings all at once.  Read More

Create A Rhythm | Featured | School Life | Seasonal

How Can We Make This Year Better?

After the year we’ve all had, we could use some hope, good news, and a bit of normalcy—especially when it comes to our family’s rhythm and the kids’ upcoming school year. Read More

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

Family Life | Featured | School Life | Special Topics

Co-Parenting Through the School Year

When you put your personal pride to the side for the sake of your kids, you are doing all that you can do. The rest? You have to let it go.  Read More