Category: Parenting

Who hasn't been out of the house and one of your kids have a MAJOR meltdown? Here's a simple trick to keep your kids happy while you're out and about. 0

The trick to happy kids while you’re out of the house

Who hasn’t been out with their kids and they are having a meltdown? I have three kids and all are busy with sports, practices, and activities. There comes a time where at least one is unhappy. I found a trick that keeps everyone in a good mood (usually) and happy!

Sometimes family time with tweens wasn't what I thought it would be. My family spends a lot of time in front of the TV watching football! 0

Family Time with Tweens

I have two tween boys and I hear about sports constantly. It’s seems like we can’t have a conversation in our house that doesn’t involve some sort of comment on a “sick” catch from the last game they watched or why a quarterback didn’t throw for a hail Mary.

Don't underestimate your tween! They should be able to do most chores around your house by themselves. Here are some great chores for tweens. 0

Chores for Tweens

I’ve written several posts about tweens, chores and allowance. We’ve recently changed up our allowance system and it’s working great.

Allowance for Tweens 0

Allowance for Tweens

Allowance for kids can be so tricky. I even wrote a small series and kids and allowance. Since my boys are getting a little older and officially tweens, my husband and I have changed...

Fun YouTube Channels for Kids 0

Fun YouTube Channels for Kids

My boys love going on YouTube, but I’m very careful on what they’re watching. One minute they can be watching something that’s a normal kid program and two clicks later they are on a video with kids cursing like crazy.

Tweens can be tough to buy for. Here's a great list of OVER 30 items your tween BOY will love! 1

Gifts for Tween Boys

I have two boys ages 8 and 10, officially tweens! It can be challenging to find some gifts that they like, so with their help, I’ve made a fun list your tween should love.

Keeping Your Tween Safe on the Internet 0

Keeping Your Tween Safe on the Internet

I can’t imagine being a kid now and having so much information at my finger tips. I officially have 2 tweens in my house and I’ve been hearing some horrible stories on the news lately about teens and the Internet.

What can I do about my lying tween? 1

What can I do about my lying tween?

If you are a regular reader of my blog, then you’ll know I have a tween, actually 2!  When you have a tween things change.  You can be tricky and sneaky with younger kids,...