Product Reviews

[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 […]

[Photos] Behind the Scenes at Cooper Tire’s Latino Focus Group at Hispanicize 2017

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Cooper Tires and DiMe Media. A few weeks ago, our contributer boy-mom, Candy Olivares, reported how was her experience changing her old auto tires to brand new Cooper Tires, while at the same time teaching her adorable tween son about tire safety. This was thanks to our […]

[Video] Teaching My 10-Year-Old-Son About Car Tire Safety with Cooper Tires

We partnered with Cooper Tires for this post, but as always, all opinions are ours. You’ve heard the saying, “boys and their toys.” When you think of “toys” you think of automobiles if they are adults and and if they are kids, you think the obvious toys. Now that our boy is getting older we […]

[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 […]

Abuela’s Number One Skincare Tip for You and Your Teen (with Neutrogena Giveaway!)

This is part of a partnership with Neutrogena, but as always, all expressions are ours. **GIVEAWAY BELOW** To find reasons to wear consistent sunscreen and sun protection, especially throughout the hot summer months, I only need to remember my abuelita’s skin. It was beautiful, even at 87 when she passed. And surprisingly, she lived for […]

How to Solve Oily Hair Issues for Tweens, Teens and Mom (plus Giveaway!)

DISCLAIMER: Please see the Terms of Use section of this site. We received the Neutrogena products at no cost to sample and test. I didn’t know that oily hair is another ‘appearance issue’ that can face tweens and teenagers as part of their path from kid to puberty to young adult. By asking other parents, […]

Mami’s 8 Anti-Aging Secrets Plus “Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Aging Perfector” Product Review

DISCLAIMER: Neutrogena sent us this product for review, but all expressions are mine. It’s no secret that I’m an only-child – I’m a mami’s girl. She’s my biggest fan and I’m hers. That includes feeling VERY proud everytime someone compliments her on how fabulous and young she looks. It’s also no secret that my mami works HARD […]

The Ultimate Girly Experience (and “American Girl” Doll Giveaway inside!)

Just in time for Christmas, read below for the American Girl Doll giveaway!  Maybe you think ‘tweens’ and then ‘American Girl’ and wonder if they’re too old for the dolls? More importantly, what I love  about the brand is its focus on providing opportunities for girls to be informed, intelligent, engaged in their ideas and literature […]

[VIDEO] Twin Teens Share Tips to Fight Acne (Giveaway Inside!)

By: Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Creator & Publisher “Los Tweens & Teens” One of the most popular topics our Los Tweens & Teens team is asked about by parents is relating to helping their older kids manage acne breakouts. The back-to-school time brings with it peer pressure for our older kids and acne can really hurt a […]

[VIDEO] [REVIEW] Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Biscuits

Product Review: Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Bars were provided for our team to experience.  One the daily questions you will hear from growing and older kids is ‘what is there to eat??’ It’s a constant activity to find snacks and meals that are healthier while actually keeping their developing stomachs satisfied! During the summer […]

[VIDEO] How to Create a Trendy Soft Curls Look ($300 Curling Iron Giveaway Inside!)

By: Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Creator & Publisher, Los Tweens & Teens *Scroll to the end to enter our Brilliance ‘No Clip’ Wand Giveaway (worth $300)!* What’s going on with your hair? Have you taken a look at the trendy styles that include soft curls and a more natural look? Let’s face it, when you have a tween […]

Summer Accessories – AVON GIVEAWAY

Avon provided giveaway items for this post. As always opinions are 100% our own.  By Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Los Tweens & Teens Creator During the summer I love to make my fashion a bit more fun. Tossing in bright colors and fresh fabrics like canvas and cotton makes for a more non-fuss look. My girls and […]