For Mothers & Tias

[Video] Frika Kahlo and Amelia Earhart are Among the 17 Global Role Models Honored by Barbie

According to a online study conducted by Mattel to 8000 mothers of girls 0-10, 81 percent* of moms globally worried about the type of role models their daughters are exposed to. Barbie decided to do something about this and ignited a conversation around the importance of positive role models. Sparking a global conversation leading up to […]

These 8 Sensory Tools Help Kids with Autism Manage Stress Better

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a complex set of neurological disorders that severely impair social, communicative and cognitive functions. Many parents of children newly diagnosed with autism aren’t aware of the many tools that can help them and their child manage the stress in everyday activities that the disorder can create. In advance of Autism […]

[VIDEO] These are the Top 6 Trends Seen at the 2017 New York Toy Fair

Kids’ obsession with “unboxing” and collecting toys, a revival of nostalgic brands, and toys that teach children to be better global citizens are just a few of 2018’s biggest toy trends announced today by The Toy Association at its 115th North American International Toy Fair. The Toy Association’s team of trend experts predicts that 2018 will see […]

[VIDEO] This Mobile App Allows Students to Report Bullying Anonymously

Bullying is an epidemic in schools today, but Port Arthur ISD is taking the lead in ensuring students’ and parents’ concerns don’t go unnoticed. The 100 percent anonymous reporting tool allows students to ‘See Something, Do Something’, and encourages students to report on bullying, cyber bullying, harassment, dating violence, school threats, drug/alcohol usage, and other […]

5 Simple Steps to Ensure Your Child’s Good Oral Health

Did you know tooth decay is the most common childhood disease?   The good news is that tooth decay is almost 100 percent preventable at an early age.  February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and it’s a great time to call attention to the benefits of good oral health. Healthy teeth are important for overall […]

Short-Form STEM Series “What’s Good” Available Now On PBS Kids’ Digital Platforms For Parents

Brand Programming Studios (BP Studios), a strategic and creative content studio, founded by award winning Executive Producers Geoffrey DeStefano and Alejandro Lopez, is celebrating the launch of a new groundbreaking digital series of video shorts called What‘s Good. The six-episode digital series is about inspiration, information and the power of science. What’s Good introduces parents and caregivers to the […]

[SHOPPING] 12 Books for Tweens to Inspire Love of Travel

Never is too early to bring the world to the hands of children thruogh books – and more so when the books are illustrated and full of fun facts of the best cities around the world. We have curated this list of 12 books that will inspire the love of travel for tweens….and you can […]

#SaboreaTuCultura with this Risotto with Gandulez and Carne Frita Recipe

Disclaimer: This blog post is part of a compensated campaign with Dime Media and Sedano’s, however, all opinions are my own. When I have a craving for Cuban buñuelos (often!), I go to my local Sedano’s in the Doral area in Miami and grab one of their Cuban buñuelos at their bakery and if I’m […]

[VIDEO] [PHOTOS] Our First RV Vacation: 6 Tips for Traveling with Older Kids

NOTE: Los Tweens & Teens was hosted by Go RVing to produce this content but as always, all opinions are 100% our own. Our family has considered an RV vacation for several years but we recently made it a reality and had mucho fun during a weekend getaway. Our amigos at Go RVing invited us […]

[Shopping] 36 Cool Star Wars Gifts for Tween & Teens You Can Find Online

In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017. We recommend: [Video] […]

Carnival Fascination Cruise’s 2018 Comeback Includes Free Pool-Side Burgers from Food Network’s Guy Fieri

Carnival Fascination is currently being chartered to FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) to house relief workers in St. Croix and resuming its year-round schedule of seven-day southern Caribbean cruises from San Juan, Puerto Rico, beginning Feb. 18, 2018. The cruise’s year-round schedule from San Juan encompasses week-long sailings to five Caribbean islands:  St. Lucia, Barbados, St. […]

[Video] Watch Movie Preview of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017. In Lucasfilm’s Star […]

[Video] What’s Inside the “Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit” for Ages 8 and Up?

With invention at its core, the award-winning Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit fosters creativity and problem-solving skills. In-app challenges encourage kids to reconfigure the littleBits technology in new and unique ways, in combination with household items, so they can create their own custom Droids such as a delivery Droid, a room guardian, and more. The Star […]