• [Infographic] 5 Legal Tips You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Going to College

  • The New “Tutor App” Makes it Easy to Find Homework Help for your Kids

  • [Español] ¿Las flores pueden ayudar a tus hijos sacar mejores notas en la escuela?

  • [Shopping] 50 Unique Backpacks for the Cool Tween or Teen Girl

  • [Shopping] 24 Black Shoes for Black to School you can Find Online

  • [Español] Más allá de la ropa y libros, sigue estos 4 consejos para asegurar el aprendizaje en el regreso a clases

  • [PHOTOS] How to Help Your Kids Get Social with a Back-to-School Party

  • What I’ve Learned About ‘Back to School’ as an Only Child Daughter of a First Grade Teacher

  • Tips for Healthier School Lunches

  • Sleep and School Start Times – Parents Guide

  • Reduce Back-to-School Tween & Teen Stress

  • Back to School Vision Screening for Kids

[Infographic] 5 Legal Tips You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Going to College

Sending your children off to college can be a joyous occasion, but as all parents know, it can also be a bit terrifying. From signing lease agreements, to applying for student loans, to paying for utilities, to dealing with landlords, college students will encounter a wide range of unfamiliar legal interactions. There are many legal obstacles […]

[Infographic] What You Should Know (and Do!) About Teen Sexting

A 2012 study found 15 percent of adolescents with cell phone access sexted (sending or receiving sexually explicit images and or texts via cell phones and other electronic devices) and 54 percent reported knowing someone who had sent a sext. Not long after the advent of mobile devices, adolescents and teenagers turned to technology to […]

[Shopping] 50 Cute & Comfy Athleta Girl Activewear for the Sporty Teen & Tween

Girls just wanna have fun….AND also go outside and be active! We are in LOVE with Atleta’s new activewear line for young girls ages 6 to 14, Athleta Girl. With the new line, Athleta is encouraging healthy, active lifestyles and aiming to instill a strong sense of confidence in the next generation of girls. Now […]

The New “Tutor App” Makes it Easy to Find Homework Help for your Kids

As we near mid-August, students across the nation are rushing to prepare themselves for the upcoming academic year. Those who are worried about forgetting everything over the summer: fret no more! Tutor App is a brand new web application that provides students with a space to search for verified tutors based on availability, price range, and location. […]

[Español] [Ask Lina] ¿Qué debo hacer cuando hay rivalidad entre hermanos?

“Ask Lina” is a special editorial series where we invite you to send us your parenting questions in the comments below and our teen & tween emotional expert, Lina Acosta Sandaal, gives you tips that will help you navigate these crucial “in-between years.” Post originalmente incluido en el blog de Lina. Tengo la dicha de […]

[Español] ¿Las flores pueden ayudar a tus hijos sacar mejores notas en la escuela?

Articulo escrito por Perla Sofia Curbelo Santiago, originalmente publicado en Agrochic.com Durante un estudio realizado con adultos mayores, la doctora Jeannette Haviland-Jones, profesora de Sicología y directora del Laboratorio de Emociones de Rutgers University, descubrió que las personas que recibieron flores en uno de sus estudios salieron mejor en los exámenes de memoria que aquellas […]

[Product Review] New “Athleta Girl” Activewear for Girls Ages 6- 14

I took my rising 3rd grader, Alejandra, to check out the new line during Athleta’s launch party at SouthPark Mall in Charlotte, NC, which included a fashion show featuring the new clothing line, a free yoga class, free hair braiding, and raffle prizes. The just-launched performance and lifestyle clothing line, Athleta Girl, is perfect for my daugher since […]

[Video] Spark Your Tween’s Curiosity with this Build-It-Yourself Speaker for Kids

“We believe in the importance of STEM education,” says Joe Titlow, Head of Sales and Marketing for BOSEbuild. “But learning doesn’t just happen at school – it happens in garages and backyards and at kitchen tables, and it starts at a young age.” Believing that hands-on exploration is the key to sparking a child’s curiosity, […]

[Español] ¿Cómo ayudas a tu hijo a aprender a leer? Maestra de primer grado te aconseja

Queremos criar a seres pensantes, pero a la vez sensibles a todo lo que la naturaleza y el ambiente nos ofrece y solidarios ante el dolor y sufrimiento de nuestros semejantes. Es la lectura uno de los medios mas importantes para fomentar empatia hacia los demás. Aunque la inmesa mayoria de padres tienen un deseo geniuno […]

[Shopping] 50 Unique Backpacks for the Cool Tween or Teen Girl

We strongly believe book bags should help you make a fashion statement. The fact that they are carried e v e r y  single day of the school year is reason enough to make a conscious choice of which one will accompany you throughout two half years. Agree? We have curate the most beautiful and […]

Girl Scouts to Introduce More Tweens & Teens to the Wonders of the Outdoors

According to the Girl Scout Research Institute’s More Than S’mores: Successes and Surprises in Girl Scouts’ Outdoor Experiences, girls benefit immensely from exposure to the outdoors. Data showcases direct connections between outdoor experiences and Girl Scouts’ understanding of their leadership potential. Despite the benefits of experiencing the outdoors, about 60 percent of girls are not […]

[Ask Lina] [Video] A 5th Grader Asks: Is it possible to have a bad feeling everyday?

“Ask Lina” is a special editorial series where we invite you to send us your parenting questions in the comments below and our teen & tween emotional expert, Lina Acosta Sandaal, gives you tips that will help you navigate these crucial “in-between years.” The reality is that we, adults, are not the only ones who have […]