Category: Tweens

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.

Busy Kids = Better Grades 1

Busy Kids = Better Grades

My husband and I stay VERY busy with our 3 kids that are 8, 10, and 12. We’re always running to music lessons or some sort of practice or meeting. We’re trying to get...

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Test Week Hacks for Tweens

Standardized tests start in 3rd grade where I live. They’re called BOG, EOQ, and EOG or beginning of grade, end of quarter, and end of grade. They are a big deal.

A Punishment for Tweens that works 27

A Punishment that WORKS

When kids get into trouble, parents are always trying to think of appropriate punishments. We take away electronics, outside time, friends, toys, and sports.

Is it time to get your Tween a phone? 0

Is it time to get your tween a phone?

The school year is about to begin and all the kids are a year older. My oldest son is 10 years old. He has been asking about a phone for awhile, but my husband and I have been debating getting him one.