tweens

  1. Parenting

    Battling a moody tween

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    Some parents may think that major moodiness doesn’t surface in full force until the teenage years, but tweens can definitely...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Is your child ready to stay home without a babysitter? 

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    Can your child stay home alone without you arranging for a sitter to come? SheKnows offers some tips to help you determine if your...
  3. Clothes for kids

    Shopping for her first bra

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    It was just yesterday that you were picking out diapers and now you are shopping for her first bra. Your little girl is becoming a...
  4. K-12

    How to help your tween lose weight

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    Childhood obesity is a dangerous and, unfortunately, a widespread problem.
  5. Parenting

    Middle school horror stories

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    Real moms share the horrifying middle school experiences their children have encountered. Brace yourself for some shocking true...
  6. K-12

    Television as a conversation starter

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    When your children reach their tweens, finding the right way to initiate conversation can suddenly feel awkward.
  7. K-12

    Best iTunes music for kids and tweens

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    Music is an essential part of an older child’s development, just as it is with toddlers and preschoolers. But with influential ears...
  8. Parenting

    Popular holiday gifts for tween girls

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    The hottest holiday gifts for tween girls this year include mismatched accessories, a pocket-sized video game, an expensive doll,...
  9. Parenting

    Popular holiday gifts for tween boys

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    Tween boys are difficult group when it comes to finding the perfect holiday gift, but we've rounded up several holiday gift ideas...
  10. Parenting

    5 Holiday gift ideas for tweens

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    Tweens can be difficult to shop for as they've outgrown many toys, but are too young for most items geared toward teens. Check out...
  11. Parenting

    7 Popular Halloween costumes for tweens

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    Here's your chance to show your tween that you know all about the hottest Halloween costume trends this year. Go ahead and give it a...
  12. K-12

    Talking sexting with your teen in light of a political scandal

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    When you first learned about “sexting,” you had a talk with you tween and/or teen, right? RIGHT? You talked about good choices and...
  13. Tips & Advice

    "I'm not here to be your friend."

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    Growing up, I cannot tell you how many times I heard, "I'm not here to be your friend, I'm here to be your father!" Anytime I...
  14. K-12

    How to recognize when peer influence turns to pressure

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    As much as we talk about helping kids to resist “peer pressure,” it exists. Even for the most self-assured, independent-thinking...
  15. Parenting

    5 tips for traveling with tweens

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    The road to raising a tween can be filled with bumps, but hitting the road with your tween can be filled with even more challenges....
  16. Parenting

    Botox Mom: Not who she says she is, loses custody of her daughter

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    First, Kerry Brown went on Good Morning America , insisting that it was perfectly acceptable to give her eight-year-old daughter...
  17. Children's Health

    5 Tips to help your tween girl become a physically and emotionally healthy woman

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    Don’t you love the drama of the tween years? Though you may be tempted to throw your hands in the air and give up on your tween...
  18. Parenting

    Coaching your adolescent through Valentine's Day

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    When the kids were little, Valentine’s Day was easy. There was a class party, Valentine for everyone in the class and sugar...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Dueling hormones: When puberty and menopause collide

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    Now, more than ever, so many households are experiencing puberty and perimenopause and menopause (I call it PM&M for short) at the...