Tween: Simplicity

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Too Much Texting

C.G. asks from Kansas City

My 13 year old 7th grader cant stop texting! He would text 24/7 if he could stay up that long. I dont think it is healthy to be in constant contact with anyone as muc...


HEX Bug Toys

H.W. asks from Portland

My son is wanting a remote-control toy, and we are looking into the hex bugs for their simplicity and low cost. Both my husband and I think this is a good first remot...


Is My Daughter Being Materialistic or Is This Normal for Tweens?

M.R. asks from Philadelphia

My latest shopping experience with my eleven year old DD was... Not what I expected. So, we had planned a day for just us two to go shopping. As usual, I drove her to...


Dyson Worth the Hype?

L.E. asks from Pittsburgh

Our now 11 year old Oreck vacuum is in its final throes, and my husband - wooed by the cleverness of the ads - is sold on buying a Dysun. I admit the technology seem...


Health and Medical

M.B. asks from Spokane

Hi all, Until recently my husband and I haven't really given diet much credit for our children's behavior but now we're wondering if we should look into the subject....


Son Knocks over Dog's Waterbowl

S.L. asks from Washington DC

Anyone with suggestions on how to keep my 11 month old son from tipping over the dog's water bowl while still giving access to the dog??? It is driving me crazy - he...


Remebering How to Breathe?

K.N. asks from Dallas

Okay, I know that I am not the only mom that feels like the world is on her shoulders. Between working 4 days a week, a 13 year old, a 3 year old, a husband, dinner,...


The Birds and the Bees

A.H. asks from Dallas

My daughter is 10 years old and I have not had that "talk" with her yet. We have tried and then she did not want to talk about it anymore. She is now @ the age that...


Pre-teens and Young Teens

J.D. asks from Panama City

Is there anyone out there with middle school girls? How do you handle crushes? There seems to be a "need" to have a boyfriend. My daughter is about the only one not a...


Homemade Halloween Costumes

R. asks from Dallas

Okay ladies, I need some of your creativity... I have none! Both of my daughters have to have a costume but it must be homemade. I just don't know what to do-they a...