Raising Tweens

[Video] Exclusive Interview with “The People’s Engineer” Brianne C Martin on Careers in S.T.E.M

We met Brianne C Martin, the self-proclaimed “People’s Engineer”, at Hispanicize Texas 2017 in Houston. Brianne is a Latina on a mission. She wants to encourage kids to study S.T.E.M. careers (science, tech, education & math) by sharing all the opportunities available in these industries – specially for multicultural kids. Basically, she shares how cool […]

[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 […]

[Ask Lina] [Video] What’s the best way to discpline young children?

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.” This story was originally published in Stop Parenting Alone’s Blog. The top question our […]

[Miami Book Fair 2017 Young Adult Series] 5 Questions for Kim Dwinnell, Author of “Surfside Girls”

Once again, we partnered with Miami Book Fair to highlight the childrens’, teens’ & tweens’ programming, which includes author book signing, games and even free books! In “Miami Book Fair 2017 Young Adult Readers Series” we are celebrating the authors who will be presenting their books for young adult readers in Miami during Nov 12-19th. Learn […]

[Miami Book Fair 2017 Young Adult Series] 5 Questions for Kiersten White, Author of “Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scaytales”

Once again, we partnered with Miami Book Fair to highlight the childrens’, teens’ & tweens’ programming, which includes author book signing, games and even free books! In “Miami Book Fair 2017 Young Adult Readers Series” we are celebrating the authors who will be presenting their books for young adult readers in Miami during Nov 12-19th. Learn […]

America’s Top 5 High-Tech Haunted Attractions

Let’s face it, we Americans are hard to impress. As the most technologically advanced and creative nation worldwide, expectations are high in entertainment. Want to build a Halloween attraction to scare visitors and build it into a profitable business? You better be both an engineer and an artist.   “We are talking high budget 4D, […]

Miami Book Fair 2017 for Tween & Teen Readers

Catch live presentations from some of the hottest authors for kids and young adults, with readings by Michael Buckley, Jason Segel, Kiersten White, Gene Yang, Peter Lerangis, Nathan Hale, Kelly Barnhill, Ibi Zoboi and many more! Reading, writing, storytelling, art, and music — they all lead to discovery and a life-long love of books. Once again, The […]

High School Students Can Apply by Oct 31st for “2018 Disney Dreamers Academy” at Walt Disney World Resort

For more than a decade, Disney Dreamers Academy has inspired young minds nationwide by fueling their dreams and showing them a world of possibilities. Each year, students participate in hands-on, immersive career workshops, ranging from animation to zoology. The program is produced in conuuction with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. Each participant learns important skills, such […]

This Year’s “Epcot International Food & Wine Festival” Features 13 Extra Delicious Days

Growing in scope as one of America’s top food festivals each year since 1996, Disney’s “Epcot International Food & Wine Festival” event will run for 13 additional days (for a total of 75 days) of inspired sips and bites throughout the park’s World Showcase and Future World. Event highlights will tempt taste buds, music fans and […]

[Ask Lina] What to expect on the first weeks of elementary school?  

“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.” This story was originally published in Stop Parenting Alone’s Blog. You probably […]

[Infographic] Scholastic Global Study Results Suggest the Key to Raise Lifelong Readers

Friday, September 8 is International Literacy Day and in recognition, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, wants to encourage parents to help their kids to become lifelong readers. The Company surveyed parents and their children in five countries for the most recent editions of the Kids & Family Reading Report™. The findings from the report suggest simple insights […]

300 Nominees Announced for the Top S.T.E.M. Competition for Middle School Students

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the selection of the Top 300 competitors in the seventh annual Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation’s most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. The Broadcom MASTERS, a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, […]

[Ask Lina] [Video] How to I deal with the homework battle?

Homework can be a tricky subject. Imagine you are 8 hours at work and then you know that when you get home, you need to spend a few more hours – well doing more work. We also recommend: Understood.org Launches Bilingual “First-Day Ready Guide” for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities A lot of families […]

[Vide] Understood.org Launches Bilingual “First-Day Ready Guide” for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilites

The beginning of a new school year can be challenging for all children, but it is an especially difficult time for families with children who struggle with reading and writing, math, focus and organization. One in five children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues, like ADHD and dyslexia, and many never receive a formal […]