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ELEMENTARY GUIDES

MAKE THE MOST OF EVERY PHASE IN YOUR CHILD’S LIFE

You have approximately 936 weeks from the time your child is born until he or she graduates from high school. It goes by fast, and kids change and grow quickly. It’s as if they shift or move on just as you’re starting to figure them out. It all makes the responsibility to shape a child’s faith and character feel overwhelming.

In a concise and interactive way, Elementary Phase Guides simplify what you need to know about elementary-aged kids in general and gives you a place to discover more about your kids—so you can make the most of this phase.

Parenting Your Kindergartener

PARENTING YOUR KINDERGARTNER

Parenting Your Kindergartner simplifies what you need to know about kindergartners in general and gives you a place to discover more about your kindergartner—so you can make the most of this phase.

You often feel like the school day is too long for your kid, and maybe a little too short for you, but you might be in one of the best phases of your child’s life. THIS IS THE PHASE WHEN UNFILTERED WORDS MAKE YOU LAUGH, SCHOOL DROP-OFF MAKES YOU CRY, AND LIFE BECOMES A STAGE WHERE YOUR KID SHOUTS, “LOOK AT ME!”

Parenting Your First Grader

PARENTING YOUR FIRST GRADER

Parenting Your First Grader simplifies what you need to know about first graders in general and gives you a place to discover more about your first grader—so you can make the most of this phase.  

Your house is inhabited by a stellar knock-knock-joke comedian, and you might be in one of the best phases of your child’s life. THIS IS THE PHASE WHEN UNFILTERED WORDS MAKE YOU LAUGH, SCHOOL DROP-OFF MAKES YOU CRY, AND LIFE BECOMES A STAGE WHERE YOUR KID SHOUTS, “LOOK AT ME!”

Parenting Your Second Grader

PARENTING YOUR SECOND GRADER

Parenting Your Second Grader simplifies what you need to know about second graders in general and gives you a place to discover more about your second grader—so you can make the most of this phase.

Your kid thinks every game is fun—as long as they win, and you might be in one of the best phases of your child’s life. THIS IS THE PHASE WHEN FAIRNESS MATTERS MOST, DIFFERENCES GET NOTICED, AND YOUR ENTHUSIASTIC KID THINKS ANYTHING “SOUNDS LIKE FUN!”

Parenting Your Third Grader

PARENTING YOUR THIRD GRADER

Parenting Your Third Grader simplifies what you need to know about third graders in general and gives you a place to discover more about your third grader—so you can make the most of this phase.

Your kid now has more permanent teeth than baby teeth, and you might be in one of the best phases of your child’s life. THIS IS THE PHASE WHEN FAIRNESS MATTERS MOST, DIFFERENCES GET NOTICED, AND YOUR ENTHUSIASTIC KID THINKS ANYTHING “SOUNDS LIKE FUN!”

Parenting Your Fourth Grader

PARENTING YOUR FOURTH GRADER

Parenting Your Fourth Grader simplifies what you need to know about fourth graders in general and gives you a place to discover more about your fourth grader—so you can make the most of this phase.

Your kid seems interested in their friends—even more than their family, but you might be in one of the best phases of your child’s life. THIS IS THE PHASE WHEN FRIENDS ARE BEST FRIENDS, GAMES ARE FOR COMPETITION, AND YOUR CONFIDENT KID WILL INSIST, “I’VE GOT THIS.”

Parenting Your Fifth Grader

PARENTING YOUR FIFTH GRADER

Parenting Your Fifth Grader simplifies what you need to know about fifth graders in general and gives you a place to discover more about your fifth grader—so you can make the most of this phase.

Your kid is growing increasingly confident and competitive, and you might be in one of the best phases of your child’s life. THIS IS THE PHASE WHEN FRIENDS ARE BEST FRIENDS, GAMES ARE FOR COMPETITION, AND YOUR CONFIDENT KID WILL INSIST, “I’VE GOT THIS.”

A GUIDE FOR EVERY PHASE OF YOUR KID'S LIFE
Every 52 weeks, your child is changing, and it's hard to keep up. Phase Guides help you discover what’s changing about your kid, the 6 things your kid needs most, and 4 conversations to have each year to make the most of every phase in your child's life. With series of 18 guides, you'll have help parenting your child through every year. So, unless you’ve figured out a way to freeze time and keep your child in their current phase forever, you might want to check out every guide in this set.

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