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The Worst Kid in Class and Me!

  Sitting together on the couch after dinner, Greg, Aiden's dad, channel surfs, and Aiden, a seventh grader, closes his iPad. "Uh, Dad, did my science teacher call or email you today?" "No," Greg...

That One Class

  Lauren and her 11-year-old son, Jaxon agreed that signing up for band in 6th grade was a great idea. He promised to practice. And to never forget his instrument at school or home. Lauren wanted to...

3 Tips to Enhance Your Tween’s Success at School

  School starts soon, so your child won't be grabbing popsicles from the fridge or binge-watching Stanger Things all day long. That makes it time to chat with them about what specific grades they...

Simple Ways to Grow Your Tweens’ Strengths 

  You and I know school requires more than learning the subject matter. At its heart lies a framework for gaining skills that range from perseverance and resilience to bravery. Ironically the...

Technology is Here to Stay – So Let’s Embrace it

  The tipping point when our adolescent knows more than we do about social media, technology trends, and phones will happen soon… if it hasn’t already. Unlike other challenges your tween may be...
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Ted Talks – Caroline Paul: To raise brave girls, encourage adventure

By Caroline Paul Gutsy girls skateboard, climb trees, clamber around, fall down, scrape their knees, get right back up — ...
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Ted Talks – Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter

By Mark Bezos Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as ...
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The Difference Between Tweens and Teens

by Randi Mazzella In just a few weeks my youngest child will go from being a tween to being a ...
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The Tween Times – 5 Tips to Raising a Trustworthy Tween, May 23, 2017

The Tween Times Helping you connect with your tween 5 Tips to Raising a Trustworthy Tween Verify and recognize the ...
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6 reasons your teen’s life is more stressful than your own

by John Nicholls I am the father of four very patient teenagers, two still living at home. They indulge my ...
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The Tween Times – 8 Perks of Living with a Copycat, May 9, 2017

The Tween Times Helping you connect with your tween 8 Perks of Living with a Copycat Your actions serve as ...
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The Tween Times – You Are Enough, April 25, 2017

The Tween Times News, support, and stories to empower you raising your tween. You Are Enough You are enough. More ...
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The Tween Times – Solve “It”, April 11, 2017

The Tween Times News, support, and stories to empower you raising your tween. Solve "It" Which prompt would be the ...
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