How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Dr. Kara Powell, executive director at Fuller Youth Institute, joins Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy to discuss how serving others helps grow kids’ character and faith by connecting to a bigger story. YOUR CUE Seek out opportunities to serve. Sometimes, you’ll…

  Singing the Blues This week’s Psalm (psalm means song) is the number 44. If you had to describe the kind of song, it would definitely be a song of blues. The writer wrote/sang about their sadness and trouble. But why? Life can be like a puzzle. It seems hard to figure out all the…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Yahoo! News. Athletes who drink chocolate milk during exercise or after a hard workout may recover just as quickly as they would with sports drinks, a research review suggests. What people eat and drink during intense exercise and afterward can impact how well their muscles…

Picture it. Family movie night. You’ve just popped an industrial-size bowl full of popcorn. You’ve got a mug of hot chocolate for each kid, with exactly 13 mini marshmallows each. Everyone’s snuggling under blankets and settling in for some much-needed R&R. Then, the big question . . . “What do you want to watch?” It’s…

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How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Reggie Joiner, founder and CEO of The reThink Group, joins hosts, Carlos Whittaker and Kristen Ivy, to talk about six gifts every child needs to feel loved, gain perspective, and be successful in today’s Best Of Parent Cue Live podcast episode….

Apparently anxiety was a problem way back when Time Magazine ran this cover in 1961. The covered featured the now-familiar Edvard Munch painting known as “The Scream.” Interestingly enough, Munch painted this way back in 1893. I guess that proves that paralyzing and scream-inducing anxiety has been around for quite some time. Reading the Old…

  Give Thanks…Even for Trouble Make popcorn the old-fashioned way and talk about how hard times can bring something good. Pour the oil in and get it hot; then pour in the popcorn and listen for the pops. Talk about how hard the kernels are before you popped them. What do you have to do…

A year ago, we moved to a new house in the center of our neighborhood. Located on one of the main roads, it’s a perfect spot to watch the world go by. In addition to offering dozens of opportunities to connect with neighbors, it’s also a really interesting place to learn about the importance of…

Fresh out of college, my son’s first grade teacher vibrated with enthusiasm for her students. She wore a constant smile, too. I liked her. I liked her so much that I volunteered to be Room Mom. And then we had our first parent/teacher conference where she looked me in the eye and told me that…