tweens

  1. K-12

    Why my imaginary daughter isn't allowed to wax her pubes

    Girls are removing their pubic hair as soon as it appears. Is this shocking or just the new normal?
  2. Family Fun

    3 No-sew crafts your kids can make in one afternoon

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    Your kids won't need to learn to use a sewing machine when they tackle these no-sew crafts for kids that require little adult...
  3. K-12

    Why I want my daughters to see my armpit hair

    The other day after dinner, I leaned back in my chair as far as my eight-month-pregnant body would allow and stretched my arms over...
  4. Parenting

    How to help your child transition from middle school

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    Is your middle schooler promoting and moving on to high school? It may seem like a seamless transition, but the changes high school...
  5. Parenting

    Mom gets painfully funny revenge in this brilliant viral video

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    This viral masterpiece manages to capture a tween's desire to become a woman and the sense of humor moms need to deal with menstrual...
  6. Parenting

    Don't be surprised if your kids know about Slender Man

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    A brutal attempted murder is linked to online fantasy horror fiction. How do we talk to our kids about what they're reading and...
  7. Parenting

    I stalk my kids online: Here's why

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    With all the scary crimes happening online, we kind of had to wonder if stalking your kids' social media accounts is a total no-no...
  8. Parenting

    Help! My kid's breakup is exhausting me

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    Adolescent breakups aren't for the faint of heart. As much as you want to roll your eyes and say "get over it already," try to get...
  9. Parenting

    Help! I sent my son to junior high and he turned into a jerk!

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    One day you send your little angel boy to the first day of seventh grade, and a semester later you pick up a cranky, three-headed...
  10. Parenting

    Dangerous tween trend: Snorting Smarties

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    You may recall the You Tube "cinnamon challenge" and, more recently, the "ice and salt challenge." Now, tweens and teens are...
  11. K-12

    Say no to princesses: Strong role models for girls

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    Today's little princesses don't have to wait for their knight in shining armor. These amazing women — celebrities, athletes,...
  12. Parenting

    Make your home a hangout for your kids and their friends

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    When my kids were young I often encountered moms with older kids who would say, "Enjoy them while they are young!" along with the...
  13. School & Education

    How to help your tween become involved at school

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    Educators claim that middle schoolers are the toughest students to teach because they're so distracted by hormones, changing...
  14. Music

    Learn to like your tween's music

    With a little bit of perspective, it's possible to both live with and even enjoy your tween's choice in music. You may even find...
  15. Parenting

    After-school care options for every budget

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    Feeling stressed about finding after-school care for your child? Let us help! We have chatted with child-care experts to find 11...
  16. Parenting

    Are you raising a narcissist?

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    Young people are three times more likely than seniors to have narcissistic personality disorder, according to the National...
  17. Parenting

    Are co-ed slumber parties a good idea?

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    Your daughter has been invited to a co-ed sleepover at a good friend's house. You trust the parents, but can you trust the kids?...
  18. Parenting

    Your child’s first sleepover party

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    One day it arrives — an invitation to a sleepover party. How do you know if your child is ready or, more importantly, if you...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Protecting your child's online identity

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    Social media is a constantly changing minefield our kids navigate every day. New amendments to the Children's Online Privacy...
  20. Parenting

    Should Victoria's Secret be targeting tweens?

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    Remember when date night might have meant a stop at Victoria’s Secret for something sexy? That seems to be changing, when half...