As parents of “tweens” (referring to those awkward in between years of 8-12), it can be difficult to determine how to draw them in, how to help them unplug and remain connected.
Middle school is a uniquely awkward time in a young person’s development, emotionally, physically and socially. Even one of these factors could be a major source of stress for students and their parents alike, let alone all of them at once.
“Dating” in middle school happens, but it doesn’t have to be a scary process. By setting clear expectations and opening up communication, you and your middle schooler can navigate this junction with grace.
Summer is upon us, which can mean total-media-overload for many children. But fear not: your children do not have to turn into #screentimezombies before their backpacks have even hit the …
Perhaps our number one goal as parents should be teaching our children how to have a compassionate and empathetic spirit. There is no greater principle that a person can develop in this life. It will serve your child well in every single aspect of their development.
The tween years may just be some of the most challenging of all for child and parent alike. Middle school is a uniquely awkward time, featuring highlights such as the start of puberty, new interest in the opposite sex, and outlandish amounts of insecurity. Here a few simple ways to help your child set boundaries throughout the stages of puberty to make their lives more drama-free.
Middle school is a challenging time for parents, but don’t forget, being pre-teen is tough for your child too! The tween years are notorious for being a time of fragile self-confidence. Here are a few ways to keep your child’ self-esteem bolstered up during such a transitional time in their lives.