Today's precocious preteens often shock parents when they begin to act like teenagers. They’ll astonish you with their ability to conceptualize, to argue brilliantly, and then to do foolish things.
The Middle School years are a time of magical blossoming, but like all huge transitions in our kids' lives, they’re filled with ups and downs.
Ten tips for practicing positive parenting at your house.
Depending on which survey you read, between 40 and 80 percent of middle schoolers admit to bullying behavior.Isn't your goal to help your child feel good and act better?How to stay connected with your tween when it's getting more challenging to even get her attention: Becoming a Brilliant Listener, Getting Your Kids to Talk with You, Family Conversations your Tween Will Love, and more.But protecting your child from the realities of life takes away valuable learning opportunities -- before they're out on their own.If you suspect your child is using alcohol or drugs, do not look the other way.