tweens

  1. Parenting

    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 your...
  2. K-12

    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...
  3. Parenting

    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 to...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Parenting

    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 have a tween. It may not be potty training, but...
  8. Tips & Advice

    From awesome to awkward overnight

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    You get it, really, you do. You felt the same way about your mom. (Eye rolls and deep sighs come to mind.) So why does your...
  9. Clothes for kids

    Fashionable holiday gift ideas for tweens

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    Oftentimes, it can be difficult to shop for tweens. They aren't little kids anymore, but they aren't quite teenagers yet. Tweens are...
  10. Toys and Play

    Holiday gifts for the hard-to-buy-for tween

    The tween years are a tricky time. When kids have outgrown the need for toys but clothes are still a boring gift, where do you turn?...
  11. Parenting

    Holiday gifts for tweens

    They aren't quite teenagers yet, but they aren't little kids anymore either. It can be difficult to shop for tweens sometimes. Look...
  12. Parenting

    4 Halloween costumes to avoid this year

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    How sexy is too sexy when it comes to teen’s Halloween costumes? We looked at the worst of the worst super risque options and came...
  13. Parenting

    Popular virtual worlds for tweens and teens

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    Virtual worlds allow players to immerse themselves in a fantasy world where they can design their own avatar, conquer enemies,...
  14. Parenting

    Fun Halloween ideas for your tween

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    Let’s face it — most kids get a bit too old for trick-or-treating by the time they hit middle school. Halloween is a fun holiday for...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Mean girls, tween girls: What parents can do

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    It starts young. Your child comes home crying because Susie ditched her to play with Annie at recess. She told her that what she...
  16. Parenting

    Best Halloween costumes for tweens and teens

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    Movies and video games definitely inspire the best Halloween costumes for tweens and teens.
  17. Parenting

    Give your middle-schooler more freedom

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    Middle school is a big jump for kids. Whether they start in 6th grade or 7th, the scene in middle school is completely different...
  18. School & Education

    Tweens guide to wearing colored jeans

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    The colored jeans trend is bigger than ever this year, and that goes for all ages. If your tween daughter (age 11 to 13) is anxious...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Elementary school to middle school: What moms need to know

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    There's a big difference between elementary school and middle school. In fact, many moms will tell you that middle school (or junior...
  20. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: How available are you?

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    What’s the radical way to parent your tween or teen? Being unconditionally loving and accepting, says Dr. John Duffy, author of The...