The Easter Story

The Easter Story

Easter is a big story for little hearts. That’s one of the reasons I wrote The Easter Story, just for toddlers and preschoolers. I wanted parents and churches to have an age appropriate first step for sharing the story we hope will last way beyond egg hunts and frilly dresses. The years go by quickly and we want parents to be able to look back and be thankful they focused on what matters most. I shared on the Parent Cue Blog how my son’s Easter basket reminded me how important it is that we... Read More
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

As a teenager and young adult, I participated in Community Theater. I was fortunate to have some plum roles – Hodel in “Fiddler on the Roof;” Tuptim in “The King and I:” and even got to play Cinderella!  It was fun being on stage with bright lights and special effects happening all around me, but what was happening behind the scenes was just as important as what happened on stage. If the lights didn’t come on, or the microphones didn’t work, or the special effects... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting March 27th

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting March 27th

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
The 5 Reasons Why I Attend The Orange Conference

The 5 Reasons Why I Attend The Orange Conference

It’s a non-negotiable for me. I have to attend The Orange Conference every year. I put it on the calendar and excitedly await its arrival. Anyone who works with the next generation needs to experienceThe Orange Conference. Once you do, you’ll understand why I have to keep coming back year after year. Here’s the five reasons I attend Orange Conference every year. 1. There’s incredible worship and teaching. If you’re like me, being able to attend your church’s worship service can feel like... Read More
Love, Neighbors, and a Free Ticket to OC17

Love, Neighbors, and a Free Ticket to OC17

In just six short weeks, #OC17 will be underway! Here in the First Look world, that is simply hard to imagine! It doesn’t seem like it has been an entire year since we were with so many of our First Look Friends at #OC16! Last year, our theme was “Monday is Coming”!  And, it has! 46 times! Now, #OC17 is just around the corner, and we are so excited! This year’s theme is “For Our Neighbors: See What Love Can Do.” Just last week, our preschoolers heard the... Read More
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