Tween Us

Advice on navigating middle school from a Chicago tween

Worrying about back-to-school? Shannan's tween daughter shares sound advice for new middle school students and their parents.  Read...

 

My tween is taller than I am: What Chicago parents need to know about growth spurts

All the extra eating and sleeping your tween is doing could be because a major growth spurt is on the way.  Read...

 

Chicago mom explains what's happening in your tween's brain

Ever wonder what your tween is thinking? Here's a little primer to help figure it out. Read...

 

Parenting and business collide at Chicago's Disney Social Media Moms event

Chicago area moms were excited to gain business advice at the Disney Social Media Moms On the Road event, but they didn't expect to walk away with parenting advice, as well. Read...

 

The ups and downs of parenting a tween in Chicago

Navigating the highs and lows of parenting a tween is tough. They can act like they’re 2 or 22, and you never know who is walking through the door. Read...

 

Summer childcare for Chicago tweens

In your eyes, your tween may not be old enough to stay home alone during the summer, but hiring a babysitter may not sit well with them. So what's a parent of a tween to do? Read...

 

What Chicago parents need to do about sexting

Parents really need to talk with their kids about sexting and the recent news about Chicago area middle-schoolers might make the uncomfortable conversation easier. Read...

 

Chicago mom: What I learned about my tween after reading her bucket list

Shannan was surprised to discover her tween daughter had created a bucket list. She was even more surprised to find out what was on it.  Read...

 

Chicago tweens are just like toddlers

Teething, napping, growth spurts. You survived them with your toddlers. Are you prepared for round two with your tweens?  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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