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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!

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.

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.

Should I let my kid get a CRAZY haircut?

Should I let my kid get a CRAZY haircut?

If you have school aged kids, I’m sure you’ve seen some kids with really wild hair.  Some have mohawks or unnatural colors or BOTH!  Eventually your kid will ask for a crazy cut.  Should...

Trick to get your kids to stop whining

One trick to get your kids to stop whining

Whining can be such a bad habit for your kids to get into. Once you let it slide a couple of times it seems like it take weeks to get things back under control....

20 MORE Ways to get your kids to Smile RIGHT NOW

20 MORE Ways to get your kids to Smile RIGHT NOW

I wrote a post a few months ago about thing you can do to get your kids to smile and people loved it.  People get so focused on work and getting things done around...

What can I do about my lying tween?

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,...

When your kids are driving you nuts

Are your kids driving you nuts?

My kids are driving me nuts right now. We had a 4 day weekend, my husband is out of town, and now a snow day!! ARRGGG! I’m about to scream.

Busy Kids = Better Grades

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...

Polar Bear Hot Chocolate

Polar Bear Hot Chocolate

Christmas is over and my family is finally getting back to it’s normal routine. It’s been freezing out and the kids have been stuck inside. I thought I would make some fun and SUPER EASY hot chocolate to warm themselves (and me) up.