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Tween Girls

14 Essential Truths About Raising A Tween Girl

Galit Breen | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents
Galit Breen

Never "dumb down" your conversations. Share with her happy things and hard things and important things. Model a good debate, a strong reaction, smart questions and kind (re)actions.

What Happened When My Daughter Asked For A Bra

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

I was not this cool about puberty when I was its target. Maybe it was Catholicism, maybe it was the '80s, but I did not look that business of growing up straight in the eyes.

What It's Like To Be In Love When You're A Tween Girl

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

When actress and comedian Dawn Luebbe rediscovered her 4th- and 5th-grade diaries, she knew they were too good not to share with the Internet. And ...

3 Rules To Survive Shopping With Your Tween Daughter

Michelle Cove | Posted 11.23.2013 | Parents
Michelle Cove

Our daughters, for better and worse, learn how to think about their bodies based on the way we think of our bodies. If we well up with tears in the dressing room, curse our thighs, our muffin-top or our too-big or too little breasts, they are likely to do the same

How Pinterest Saved My Summer Parenting Plan

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

Pinterest is helping me parent this summer. To put it more emphatically, Pinterest is my parenting save this summer.

What Happened to Little Girls?

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 07.23.2013 | Black Voices
Danielle Moodie-Mills

If at 4 or 5 years old, you are getting a full weave to make you "cute," what will be your fix at 20? Nothing, it seems, is off-limits.

Is My 12-Year-Old Too Young to Hear About Date Violence?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Joanne Bamberger

I thought I had more time to begin having some of these conversations with our daughter. Now I know better.

E-Commerce Innovation: Driving Jobs in USA

Sarah McIlroy | Posted 10.12.2012 | Impact
Sarah McIlroy

Working together in a bipartisan fashion, this group of social entrepreneurs, small businesses and startups from all over the United States upheld a common belief: Entrepreneurs can change the state and economic environment of our country by creating jobs.

Why Parents Should Always Say 'Never' to Justin Bieber Bedding

Christina Pesoli | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

Here are five reasons why it's creepy to buy a young girl bedding featuring the likeness of the heartthrob du jour.

10 Ways To Help A Child Warm Up To Sleepovers

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.26.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, My 12-year-old daughter has never been able to do sleepovers. Her friends spend the night at each other's houses and always invite her,...

Gift Guide: For Tween Girls

Catherine Moellering | Posted 01.17.2012 | Style
Catherine Moellering

Sequencing the human genome is a cakewalk compared to shopping for a tween girl. If you have one on your shopping list, this guide is for you.

Improve the Lives of Girls in Developing Countries (VIDEO)

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Looking for an inspirational project to participate in with pre-teen or teenage girls? I just found out about a great idea that may interest you.