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New Era! Parenting Tweens

7 Things To Avoid Saying To Your Teen -- And What To Say Instead

Talking with an adolescent can be like walking through a minefield; at any moment, you could be asking what you thought was a simple, sincere question, only to find it triggering an explosive response. You know that communication keeps you connect...

Positive Parenting Your Tween And Preteen

Today's precocious preteens often shock parents when they begin to act like teenagers. Don't be fooled, they’re still children. They’ll astonish you with their ability to conceptualize, to argue brilliantly, and then to do foolish things. The Midd...

7 Ways To Fix Rude Tween Behavior

When my daughter, Anna, got home from school the other day, I told her, "We've got to get you new shoes. Take a quick break, and then let's jump in the car. " In response, my usually mellow and mild-mannered 12-year-old threw down her backpack and...

Getting Along With A Tween

The bad news is that your tween’s developing body is flooded by hormones, her brain is rewiring, her need to discover herself and her place in the world takes precedence over the other things she values (like her family and schoolwork), and she pr...

The Art Of Parenting Tweens

You would put your hand on my belly to feel the baby kicking. You loved the new life that was stirring inside of me. Sometimes I would let you rub an ice cube on my belly to awaken your brother, and we would laugh when we saw a tiny foot or elbow ...

Top Ten Tips For Tween Discipline

Your child has always been an angel and then they arrive... the dreaded tween years. Parenting expert Eileen Hayes has these discipline tips for children aged 7-12. What happened to your angel? When the dreaded tween years arrive, you may suddenly...

Teens, Tweens, Tech Safety And Making Mistakes

We can't keep our kids from making mistakes. But with a few basic tech safety tips, perhaps we can make them safer and help them make better choices.

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Conscious Parenting In The Tween And Teen Years

Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with a private practice in New York, author of the award-winning, The Conscious Parent, talks about this very important subject.

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Tween Behaviors Can Challenge

Dr. Liza Wilson, a University of Alabama professor, offers advice on handling tween attitudes and behaviors.

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New Era! Parenting Tweens

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Gone are the days when teens were the challenging element of parenting. Now, it's all about tweens