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…

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…

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….

Posted by Courtney DeFeo  Do you remember the first time your child was in harm’s way? I remember the time my oldest kicked a bright bouncy ball and landed on her head on the concrete. I remember when my youngest got her feelings hurt by a friend and cried real tears, not whiny tears. I’ve watched…

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…

After over twenty years of working with teens, I find myself in a very interesting place. I’m now a parent of two teens and a third who, because of his older siblings, believes he’s a teen. And, though I never ever thought parenting would be easy for me, I did think that my experience with…

Some things are so routine, you don’t even have to think about them. Like . . . eating a sandwich. watching the news. brushing your teeth. driving a car. But in less time than it takes to do any of these, a parent can. . .touch the heart of a child forever! Be careful how…

Posted by Sarah Anderson (This is part 2 in our 4 part series, Making The Most Of Your Family’s Daily Rhythm. Click here to read part 1 – Morning Time) My parents live in northern Virginia. We live in Georgia. So when it comes to visiting my family, we’ve spent a lot of time in the car. Two years…

This week, Carlos talks about how we can make the most of our summer by being intentional about getting to know our kids. What new things are your kids into this year and how can you creatively engage with them in it this summer? Source: The Parent Cue