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Interview With Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez

By: Cristy Clavijo-Kish Girl Scouts Helping Tweens Build Confidence, Character & Courage When Katherine and I heard that the new Girl Scouts of the USA CEO was a Latina- we can honestly report our excitement. We have been active Girl Scout Troop Leaders in South Florida for 4 years now since our girls started Kindergarten […]

Family Game Review: Wits and Wagers

“Wits and Wagers” by North Star Games HTTP://WWW.CUSTOMESSAYWRITINGSERVICESS.COM/ Be sure to check out the Facebook Contest information below! It’s a predictable chain of events.  After a big family dinner, the kids take out a board game and beg everyone to play.  Abuela will always say yes.  Abuelo will always say no.  Eventually after the kids […]

Merida and Her & Mum – A Princess Lesson for us All

Brave Review I’ve been excited to see Disney/Pixar’s new movie, Brave (view my previous post).  I was thrilled for Pixar’s first female main character and that she turned out to be a unique princess outside of the more standard Disney princess past.  I went into the theatre expecting a great learning experience for my tween […]

Father’s Day with Los Tweens – Dia de los Padres

Remember the TV shows where the only interaction a father had with his child was the pat they gave them on the head while making themselves a cocktail before sitting down to read the paper? My dad was similar except he didn’t have a cocktail and was usually reaching for the remote control. Times have […]

Surviving Summer with Tweens – Brave Activity Sheets

how to loss fat I made an awful mistake!  I forgot to sign up the kids for summer camp.  I figured having them home wasn’t going to be a big deal.  The tween can basically entertain herself and my preschooler has a gazillion of toys.  We have a backyard.  They’ll find something to do…right?  WRONG! […]

Saving Lives and Having Fun – For the Family

Our good friend Jewel (check her out at Jewel’s Fab Life) recently invited us to a great event for the entire family, One Beat Summer Bunker Blast!  Sadly, we won’t be able to attend but we hope you can!  And keep checking back with us as we are working on a special piece for tweens. […]

How Mothers Can Help Their Tweens Embrace Their Feminine Superpowers at Puberty

As LosTweens & Teens continues to broaden its Editorial focus, we’re introducing various Series that are important topics for our parents. A new contributor joins us to discuss the ‘sensitive’ topic of developing hormones- an issue we all will face. The story is being reproduced en Español so stay tuned for more. We hope you’ll share your […]

E is for Violence

A Dad’s Struggle with Violent Video Games By Jorge Hernandez When my daughter Sabrina was born, ten years ago, Barney, the purple talking dinosaur, was the rage for kids along with Elmo, the red Muppet.  I swore back then, before she was born, that I would not submit her to that type of empty entertainment. […]

Healthy Sunday Brunch- Warning- it’s in Spanglish!

It was a busy work week and I spent more time than usual away from the kiddies. So we took Sunday late morning to create a brunch together and attempted to practice more Espanol.. chaaaaaa- that’s not easy at this age! Well- the result was a yummy brunch with a Spanglish narration.. bueno– at least […]

SeaWorld Makes A Splash With Los Tweens- Video

Celebrating 10th Birthday with Travel & Style- Party II online currency trading Our Los Tweens families visited SeaWorld recently following a special invitation from the Park’s communications team and the great people at Visit Orlando (@VisitOrlando) and we are so glad we did!  We enjoyed a personalized tour by SeaWorld’s extremely well informed marine life […]

Celebrating a 10th Birthday with Travel & Style – Day 1

Tenth birthday parties are a big deal!  They have completed an entire decade of learning, growing and succeeding . Oh, and let’s not forget that we parents deserve a big pat on the back too (preferably that is followed by a glass of champagne).  We’ve spent 10 years doing a lot of work ourselves.  It […]

TWEEN BIRTHDAYS- Part Dos

‘To Party or NOT to Party?” – that WAS the pregunta! Part II- We did it! How it went and what we learned So much for the ‘gringo’ being the sensible one! My husband- a.k.a. ‘el gringo’ as his all-Latino friends call him for growing up in South Florida’s Hialeah community- enjoyed the super fiesta […]

What Memorial Day Means to Los Tweens

Cristy and Katherine share their perspectives on what makes Memorial Day special. Importance of Memorial Day By Cristy Clavijo-Kish Memorial Day is special to me as I’m surrounded by great men who volunteered for military service and taught me to show respect and appreciation at every opportunity. My father-in-law Louis Kish served in WWII in […]

Responding to Your Tween Saying "I Hate You"

By Katherine Doble-Cannata I remember it well.  It was probably one of my proudest moments as a parent.  I finally felt like all of my time, effort and sleepless nights were being validated.  Sure, I was shocked at first and maybe a little insulted but then it was pure joy. No, I am not describing […]