tweens

  1. School Age Kids

    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...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    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,...
  3. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  5. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  6. Teen Behavior

    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...
  7. Parenting Advice & Columns

    "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...
  8. School Age Kids

    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...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    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....
  10. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  11. 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...
  12. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  14. Tweens, Teens & College

    I miss my little boy

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    There are times that I look at my tall and lanky pre-teen son and I ache. My first born baby boy is so far away, and I miss that...
  15. Teen Behavior

    How to help kids manage their emotions

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    Life isn’t easy for a tween. In fact, life can be downright complicated and confusing for adolescents. Keep reading to learn how to...
  16. Christmas Gifts

    The 15 Coolest holiday gifts for kids

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    If your holiday gift list includes kids of all ages, we’ve got the perfect holiday gift solutions for you. Whether you need a cool...
  17. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to parent teens and tweens

    The heavy sighs. The eye-rolls. The comments you can't quite hear but that you know were insulting. All the signs are there: you've...
  18. Tweens, Teens & College

    The kids’ home alone debate: What’s the right age?

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    What is the right age for kids to be home alone? We spoke with experts and moms to get the scoop on how they determine when kids can...
  19. Makeup & Skin Care

    Tween makeup: Sweet or slutty?

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    We all did it as little girls. You know, sneak into Mom's vanity drawer and gorge our faces with the delicious bounty of lipsticks...