Raising Tweens

[Shopping] 20 of the Coolest Comics Backpacks for Boys We Found Online

Other than the mind, no other back to school item is as useful and essential than your boy’s backpacks. Books, notebooks, pencils, pens, wallet…..! The list goes on and on of everything stored in them. The super hero of the house will soon take on a new acadamic year than starting off the year with […]

[Shopping] 30 of the Coolest & Cutest Backpacks for Girls Found Online

Yes, it seems just like yesterday that the summer break started, but as we have the kids enjoying play time at home or summer camp, is normal to start planning for the soon-to-be-here back to school season. There’s no other school item that can show off your kid’s personality as backpacks. Combine it with their […]

The New Video Game, FrogLeap, is for Tweens and Coded Entirely by 100 Kids

LeapLearner, an ed-tech company based in Shanghai, published the new video game “FrogLeap” which was created and coded entirely by kids. The rising startup brought together children ages 4-15 to create what is probably the world’s most collaboratively coded video game. The massive hackathon where the game was created took place during Yomo Shanghai as part of GSMA […]

[Ask Lina] Why does my child hide and show fear when adults enter her classroom?

“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.” Article originally published in Lina’s blog. Many parents have questions about how their […]

[Video] Why Tween & Teen Acne is More Than Skin Deep (Clean & Clear giveaway inside!)

DISCLAIMER: We partnered with Clean & Clear’s New Acne Line to create this content. As always, we test out products before we share them and our opinions are our own. *****SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY ***** Adolescence and acne seem to go together. After all, some of the main causes of acne include changing hormones and […]

Wonder Workshop’s Swift Playground Provides Tweens with Hands-On Coding and Robotics Experience

Tweens ages 7+ can  explore coding and learn vital science and technology skills through engaging, hands-on activities with Wonder Workshop’s Swift Playground book and “sandbox.” Wonder Workshop announced the integration of its popular Dash robot into Swift Playgrounds, Apple’s educational coding app for iPad, which boasts over one million users. Now students will be able […]

Study Says Pasta May Actually Help Kids Have Better Overall Diet

Pasta is a convenient, nutritious, easy-to-prepare meal for families.  Pasta pleases even the pickiest of young eaters.  And now, even more good news: new research shows that pasta consumption in children and adolescents is associated with a better diet quality than that of children who do not eat pasta. The research, which was presented at […]

[Video] Fans Invited to Help Name the New Blue Crayola Crayon

Crayola, the brand that inspires creativity through color, announced today that it is introducing a new blue crayon color inspired by the discovery of a “new to the world” blue pigment. YInMn Blue, the vibrant pigment discovered in 2009 by chemist Mas Subramanian and his team at Oregon State University, is the inspiration behind Crayola’s […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Pays Tribute to Two Teens for Their Volunteerism

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), named Mallory and Wills Tennessee’s top high school and middle level youth volunteers in February.   Mallory Fundora, 17, from Clarksville Mallory, a junior at Rossview High School, began raising money and gathering […]

[Video] What’s Musical.ly and Exclusive Interview (in Spanish!) with Teen Influencers Cat & Mario Selman at Hispanicize 2017

If you aren’t a teen or don’t have a teen child, you probably haven’t heard of Musical.ly. And if you aren’t a Latino  blogger, content creator o a brand looking to reach Hispanics, you probably haven’t heard of Hispanicize. We are here to inform you 🙂 We recommend: Latino Tweens & Teens: An Americanized “Generation […]

[Video] Linda Ponder Talks Mentorship with Her Teen Mentees at Hispanicize 2017

The Mentor4Teens Series is presented as part of Los Tweens & Teens’ Partnership With Ford. Like always all opinions are our own. Linda Ponder, better known in the social media world as “Ponderela,” is one of the people that lights any room she enters. Her kinded spirit and contagious puertorican energy draws you in and […]

[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 […]

Watch Your Favorite Characters in Disney on Ice’s “Worlds of Enchantment” (Discount Code Inside for South Florida!)

Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea kingdom. Watch a heroic action when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney•Pixar Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in their most daring adventure. Enter the wintery world of Arendelle […]