RESOURCE RECOMMENDATIONS

WE ALL NEED A LITTLE HELP.
EVERY YEAR BRINGS NEW OBSTACLES AND DIFFERENT WAYS YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN YOUR CHILD BEFORE, AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARS ARE NO DIFFERENT.

BELOW ARE SOME OF OUR FAVORITES ON TOPICS YOU MAY FEEL A LITTLE LOST ON CURRENTLY.
Below are just a few of our favorite resources.
You can find endless podcasts, blogs, activities, conversation guides, and books through the link below.

BLOGS

Help Your Middle Schooler
Develop A Positive Body Image

Middle schoolers are already self-conscious about all the changes happening in their bodies. Add to that the messages they’re receiving and the pressures they’re getting in regards to body image, and you’ve got the potential for some major body image issues.

https://theparentcue.org/6-ways-to-help-your-middle-schooler-develop-positive-body-image/

What To Do Before & After
You Give A Kid A Phone

Jon Acuff
By far, the number-one thing parents of teens ask me when they learn what I do for a living is almost always about phones.

https://theparentcue.org/what-you-need-to-do-before-and-after-you-give-your-kid-a-phone/

High Hopes

Esther Gray
Parenting most often is not about the difference you are making today but setting up the life and family you want to see 10-15 years from now.


https://theparentcue.org/high-hopes/

Conversation Guides

Sexual Integrity 

Are we really going to talk about this? If you want your kids to grow up with sexual integrity, then the answer is—YES!

https://theparentcue.org/resources/sexual-integrity-conversation-guides/

Technology

 So as we all stumble to keep up with this ever-changing world, here are some ways to have real conversations at every age to shape a healthy perspective on what technology can, should, and shouldn’t do in our lives

https://theparentcue.org/resources/technology-conversation-guide/

Faith

 These phase-specific Faith Conversation Guides are here to help when the need arises, so you’ll be ready to talk to your child about faith.

https://theparentcue.org/resources/faith-conversation-guide/

Bullying

Whether your child is dealing with a bully, showing signs of being one, or even if it’s not on anyone’s radar, it’s important to talk to your kids about bullying. But what do you say?

https://theparentcue.org/resources/bullying-conversation-guide/

Book Recommendations

Growing With

Kara Powell & Steven Argue
Growing With equips you to take steps toward your teenager or young adult in a mutual journey of intentional growth that trusts God to transform your entire family.

https://store.thinkorange.com/growing-with-book-kara-powell.html

Misc. Resources

Back to School One Year Plan

Regardless of how you feel about it, summer will end and it’s back to school time. Parent Cue wants to help you and your family be intentional with the school year.

https://theparentcue.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019_BacktoSchoolPlan.pdf