tweens

  1. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  3. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  4. School Age Kids

    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,...
  5. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  6. Teen 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  10. Tweens, Teens & College

    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?...
  11. Tweens, Teens & College

    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 are?...
  12. Parenting 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...
  13. Tweens, Teens & College

    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 the...
  14. Tweens, Teens & College

    How much green should you give your tween?

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    Lately, you’re starting to feel more like your tween’s ATM than her M-O-M. So how much money should you be giving her? Or should she...
  15. School Age Kids

    Early puberty: What to look for

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    Kids can start going through puberty as early as age 8, but some kids start the process much sooner. There are signs you can look...
  16. Tweens, Teens & College

    But all my friends are doing it!

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    So, here you are again . Your tween is asking to do something with her friends that makes you hesitate. On the one hand, you want...
  17. Valentine's Romance & Dating

    Valentine's Day: Should you intervene with your tween?

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    Should your tween be allowed to have a valentine? To "hang out" with him that night? Or is this all too much too soon? Should you...
  18. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Shh... should mom keep a secret?

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    Your child comes home from school and has something to tell you, but asks you to promise not to breathe a word. Once you’ve agreed,...
  19. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Tween going on 20: From coffee to coifing

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    Just yesterday it was pigtails and slushees. Now it’s hair extensions and double espressos? Why does your tween think she’s 20 and...
  20. Tweens, Teens & College

    From puberty to parties: A step-by-step guide to your tween's firsts

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    You thought parenting a toddler through all her firsts was exhausting, but now you’ve got a tween on your hands. It may not be potty...