Self Care

Episode 73

PCL 73: How to Find Breathing Room in Our Everyday Lives

Sandra Stanley, a ministry leader, blogger, mom of three, and wife to Pastor Andy Stanley, joins us on the podcast today to talk about creating margin — or breathing room… Read More
Parent Cue Live Episode 44
Episode 44

PCL 44: How To Identify What’s Holding You Back In Your Life

Author and Catalyst Conference-speaker Carlos Whittaker talks about the idea behind his new book, “Kill The Spider,” and how you can identify and eliminate untruths in your life to become… Read More

Family Life | Make It Personal | Self Care

PCL 25: Avoiding the Comparison Trap

Sandra Stanley talks with Carlos Whittaker and Kristen Ivy about the perils of falling into the parenting comparison trap. As parents, we are constantly comparing ourselves to the highlight reels of other parents and comparing our kids to other kids. Sandra offers… Read More

Family Life | Self Care

PCL 22: Therapy Is Okay

Licensed Counselor, Dr. Chinwe Williams, talks with authors Kristen Ivy and Carlos Whittaker about the benefits of families seeking counseling and how it's especially effective as a preventive measure rather than waiting until something goes wrong. Listen to Parent Cue Live The Parent Cue… Read More

Character and Values | Featured | Self Care

2022 Mental Health Goals for Every Parent

If 2020 felt like a free fall, 2021 brought us a rollercoaster of emotions.  For parents, the past year took us on a thrill ride of both worry and relief: Kids are back in school! But with mask contention. Covid’s calming down!… Read More

Celebrations | Featured | Seasonal | Self Care

21 Things We Learned in 2021

If you read my blog post from last year, you know I was not a fan of 2020. Imagine my surprise when January 1, 2021 dawned and absolutely nothing magical or transformative happened to improve my circumstances. No Cinderella moment. Just me,… Read More

Featured | Self Care

3 Easy Steps for Building Better Relationships (Even If You’re Busy)

If you’re anything like me, you often face a classic conundrum when it comes to how you’ll spend your time, asking: “Should I prioritize the important or the urgent?” And, ya know, if you’re like me, urgent matters often win. Gotta get… Read More

Featured | Mental Health | Self Care

How to Have a Mental Health Check-In With Your Teen and Preteen

Is your teen or tween behaving more differently than usual? I know, this probably seems like a trick question. The emphasis is on the word more. For example, has your usually uber-responsible fourteen-year-old neglected to take the dog out again, forgot two… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Featured | Self Care | Special Topics | Widen The Circle

How to Find the Right Routine as a Solo Parent

Growing up, I always knew I wanted to be a dad. Most kids I ran around with wanted to be an astronaut or a football player, but not me. I had bigger dreams. I wanted to be a dad. I looked forward… Read More

Featured | Self Care | Social Life

5 Ways to Connect With Other Parents This Summer

Have you ever been sitting in a room, staring at a television, following along with its plot with more than a little interest, only to realize you’re watching a Bubble Guppies episode that you’ve seen fifty-seven times? It happens.  Sometimes, we can… Read More