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Sharing Passover & Religious Observances con nuestros chicos

By Cristy Clavijo-Kish debt management program Founder & Co-Publisher The next two weeks are surely significant ones among the Judeo-Christian community with the observances for Easter and Passover. We should take the opportunity to speak about our own traditions, but also about others. I started the discussion on Passover in my home by making my […]

Holy Week – Thoughts to Share with Tweens all the Time

By: Cristy Clavijo-Kish Founder & Co-Publisher This week I may have heard the best religious message I have in a very long time and I immediately thought of our Tweens. But its application for daily life is far broader. It was the children’s mass on Palm Sunday and our pastor wanted to illustrate for our […]

Los juegos- Family Game Night a los tweens

Family Game Reviews “Hedbanz” by www.spinmaster.com When asked by friends what my girls would like for their birthday, I answered a number of them with “board games.” This was my request and less from the girls but it worked out nicely. I feel we spend too much time playing online or with gaming consoles and […]

Celebrating Easter with Tweens

  By Katherine Doble-Cannata It’s almost time for Easter, one of our favorite times of the year! In our family, Pascua is all about familia.  The entire family goes to church first thing in the morning and then we celebrate with a big Easter egg hunt in the backyard and brunch.  Misa, comida y familia – what more can you […]

Los Tweens is going to the Theatre

We have been invited by the The Arsht Center to attend this weekend’s presentation of Marionetas de la Esquina – Emilio and the Enchanted Cow which has been entertaining children and adults alike since 1975. The production has helped make puppetry one of the favorite family entertainments throughout the Americas!   Our chicos of My.Los […]

St. Patrick’s Day Fun and First Contest!

By Cristy and Katherine Drum rollllll…. Our final winning St. Patrick’s Day punch name was: Rockin’ Shamrock! And for a Spanlish twist- we added: Rockeando el Shamrock! Yes, there is a linguist somewhere that just got very angry- but we’re just having fun. What was so important about all this? We engaged our Tweens in […]

St. Patrick’s Day Tween Friendly Punch

  We’re gearing up for a St. Patrick’s Day party!  Our tweens came up with a punch but they need help with a name!  VOTE for your favorite name by leaving a comment below.  Oh and don’t forget to make it.  According to our tweens, “Es delicioso!”. Name our punch: Rocking Shamrock Punch Four Leaf […]

Everything but Your Kitchen Sink, Homemade Veggie Pizza

Written by: Stephen Chavez Do you ever go to your refrigerator and see small pieces of vegetables that by themselves would not make a meal? I’m talking about half an onion in a plastic sandwich bag, a peeled zucchini that has already been diced, a half cup of spinach sitting lonely in a bag that you didn’t use […]

Coca- Cola Soccer Clinics Travel Around the Country

My.LosTweens starts vlogging! I was recently invited by my amiga Natalie Boden in Miami to see the launch of a wonderful new program being presented by Coca Cola for Latino and urban youth across key communities nationally: Coca-Cola Club Balón Rojo. The program provides youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs in cities being visited […]

Teaching Our Tweens to Be Proud

There are concerns regarding the opportunity for our children of diverse cultures in the United States to grow up learning history that mirrors their situations as it does to learn about European history so engrained in our culture.  Because Tweens – children between the ages of 7-12 – are developing their self-confidence, study habits, global […]

Protect Tweens Everywhere

By Katherine Doble-Cannata, Co-Founder and Publisher I first learned about Joseph Kony a little over a year ago.  It was at a dinner with Soledad O’Brien in celebration of an event I had helped coordinate for her soon to be released “Rescued” documentary on Haiti.  Jonathan Olinger, who served as consulting producer for the documentary, […]

Importance of Tween Sports

By Katherine Doble-Cannata, Co-Founder & Publisher When my tween convinced her friends to play basketball with her this year, I worried.  There was so much that could go wrong….first day of evaluations, the girls were separated.  I cringed.  The teams were announced and two of the five girls were on the opposing team.  I bit my […]

Helping kids develop leadership skills

Published By: TOM LOEWY via Galesburg.com   GALESBURG — Annie Geitner and Paige Putnam said Friday was a chance to step outside their regular high school routines and think about themselves and their relationships to their peers. The pair of 16-year-old sophomores from Knoxville High School attended the fourth annual Teen Leadership Summit on the […]