Children in between the ages of 9 and 12 are called “tweens” because they are in between childhood and their teen years. Parenting a tween can bring a completely new set of challenges as you try to cope with your child who is maturing into a teenager. For starters, listening may not be your tween’s strong suit, which may make [...]
Study: Depressed Teens and Tweens Spend More Time Listening to Music, but Music Probably Isn’t Causing the Depression
Facebook revealed that about 20,000 children are kicked off the social networking site every day for lying about their age, according to a report from The Telegraph.
Let’s say you are about to give a message to a room full of middle school students as you usually do and as always they are a little rowdy
A new social network that aims to be a Facebook alternative for children between the ages of 8 and 13 is launching on Tuesday. Schools, brands and investors are already on board.
Walmart is introducing a new line of cosmetics, but this one is designed for girls 8- to 12-years-old.
As tween-targeted social networks and kid virtual worlds continue growing at a rapid pace, the need to foster online safety in these spaces has become increasingly important
British retailers could be banned from selling “sexualized” products aimed at children following a government inquiry into “age appropriate” marketing
At the beginning of the school year I asked our middle schoolers to write their burden down.
Preteens. They’re silly, goofy, and obnoxious. They can’t sit still and seldom pay attention. They love screaming and doing anything that involves getting messy. And that’s just scratching the surface of their awesomeness. So what’s the best way to help teach these amazing kids about God? Let’s start by looking at what’s happening to them developmentally.
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If you’re a parent, you’ve undoubtedly discovered that raising children is the most difficult task you’ve ever undertaken. It’s your responsibility to shape their impressionable minds – whether or not they grow up to become productive members of society and successful individuals supposedly hinges on your every move. So go figure they ask the most difficult questions early in the parenting process, when they’re most curious and you’re most clueless. Below are a handful of those questions that make parents cringe.