Here’s a few things we know will always be true about you as a parent:   You will get tired. You will struggle with what you should do in a number of situations. Your kids will not always behave exactly the way you want. You will stay awake sometimes, worrying about them. You will…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. A Canadian study suggests that watching too much television can contribute to poor eating habits in adolescence and suboptimal school performance. While the concept is not new, the study suggests that screen time must be controlled by the early age of two, confirming new…

  How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Frank Bealer, executive director of leadership development at Orange, and his wife, Jessica, a published author, talk about how balance is a myth in modern families in today’s episode of the Parent Cue Live podcast. YOUR CUE Get on the same page as…

  I could write one thousand articles about parent guilt. The topic is wide and ever present in the minds of most parents.   It’s the underlying dread that maybe you’re not a good enough parent. Maybe other parents have it together and you don’t. Maybe we’ve all got it figured out and you’re the…

  You love your baby. You might even be surprised by how deeply you love her. In fact, there is a good chance this past year redefined how you think about love entirely. But if you want your child to grow up knowing you love her, you will have to prove it over time. Every…

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So how kind have your kids been lately? That is one of your goals as a parent right? Along with a good education, health, financial autonomy, faith in God, you hope your kids will be nice, at least some of the time. That’s because most of us believe life in general just works better when…

  How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn In today’s episode of the Parent Cue Live podcast, author and speaker, Jon Acuff, host Carlos Whittaker, and Orange’s Strategic Initiatives Director Ben Nunes have a candid conversation about being a dad to a teenager bound for college. YOUR CUE Build trust with…

Recently, my husband and I welcomed our third daughter, Sailor. I can’t tell you how excited I was to be pregnant—and even more excited to have another girl! (One day I’ll write a blog post about people who say, ‘Oh, I’m so sorry you didn’t get your boy!’) My pregnancy wasn’t easy. I was sick,…

I got down on my knees in front of her, her eyes locked on mine in anticipation of what I was about to say. She didn’t know what was coming—after all, it was children’s church and I had singled her out in front of everyone. There was a hint of trepidation in her anticipation as…