Letting kids quit activities
Quitting sounds negative, but kids should have space to try things and walk away when they don't like it.
Helping tweens deal with disappointment
Disappointment forges strength, perseverance, and resilience, so we need to support our kids through challenges, not try and clear them out of the way.
What to do when your tween says they hate you
Big emotions can lead to harsh words, so separate the rules from your relationship to keep them in check.
How much is too much for after-school activities?
It's all about balance. No matter how much they do, kids need time to rest, play and get their homework done.
What’s with the tween/teen attitude?
The tween attitude is all about defining themselves, but that doesn't mean parents can't put some limits in place to make life more liveable.