Anyone who’s ever parented tweens on the cusp of teenhood knows the constant pushing for more freedom and more stuff – followed by the unwillingness to take no for an answer – can be exhausting.
Ever get the feeling that parents of older children know the secrets to school success? We poured them a coffee and asked them to spill the beans.
Monitor the amount of time your family is spending in front of screens – watching television, using the computer, hypnotized by video games or playing on phones or iPads.
If your kids like roughhousing, don’t fret. It’s an important part of development.
Your tween is starting to want more independence, and this can make it even more difficult to handle their picky eating habits.