Parenting Teens

Join Us in Our First-Ever LIVE Event, “Teens & Me,” on January 26th in Miami

Teen anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions that arise during adolescence, and parenting or mentoring teens requires a set of skills caregivers often find themselves missing or needing to improve. The team here at Los Tweens & Teens (http://www.lostweens.com), the bilingual e-magazine for the years after kindergarten and before college, often […]

[Video] 5 Prime Opportunities to Maximize Connection with Your Kids in the Holidays

The holiday season is supposed to be all about family time, but true bonding can be lost in the holiday shuffle—whether it’s the stress of seemingly endless holiday prep, constant interference from our mobile devices, or something else. We recommend: This New Summer Camp Offers Quality Time for Gransparents & Grandchildren in National Parks Here […]

This New Study Found that Fostering Gratitude Can Reduce Materialism in Teens

Make every day Thanksgiving. Fostering gratitude can actually reduce materialism and increase generosity in teens, according to new research study co-authored by Gies College of Business professor Aric Rindfleisch. The paper, “The Impact of Gratitude on Adolescent Materialism and Generosity,” has been published in The Journal of Positive Psychology and it shows that teens who were asked to keep a gratitude journal – […]

[Video] This Teen Serial Entrepreneur will Open New Pop-Up Library in West Palm Beach

An ambitious and hardworking twelve-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur ,Taylor Moxey, transformed a $40 loan from her parents into an expanding empire. She has successfully built a cupcake company; written an inspirational best-selling book; and developed a line of motivational daily mantra cards. She also created the Taylor Moxey Foundation to empower young girls and boys like her to […]

7 Top Driving Safety Tips for Teen Drivers (with sample family agreement!)

“Every year more than two thousand teen drivers are involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes,” said Torine Creppy, president of Safe Kids Worldwide. “Time and again we hear stories about teens whose inexperience, when combined with unnecessary risk-taking, like not wearing a seat belt, results in tragedy. We recommend: [Video] Safe Kids Worldwide and Cheverolet Launch […]

Study Find Gen Z Boys Prefer Non-Traditional vs Traditional Sports

The cultural tenets specific to Gen Z have led to disruption within numerous industries, and sports is not immune. Broadly, Gen Z values creativity, innovation, skill, and hard work; its members are open minded and progressive. According to the new data published today Whistle Sports, this trend manifests as an extremely inclusive view of what […]

inherQuests Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Financial Game Boxes for Girls

inherQuests, a New York-based start-up company founded by Dina Shoman, launched its Kickstarter campaign Wednesday, October 10, 2018. By reaching its funding goal of $20,000 on Kickstarter, inherQuests will produce the first six boxes in its Financial Fun Box series and continue designing the remaining boxes. inherQuests’ Financial Fun Box aims to help parents tackle difficult conversations about money to […]

[Video] Looking for Teens to Submit Short Videos for the #DrivingSkills101 Challenge

Members of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) are being challenged to spread the word about the risks teen drivers face when having too many passengers in the vehicle, in the annual #DrivingSkills101 campaign sponsored by The National Road Safety Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes safe driving, and SADD. Studies show that talking with other […]

[Video] Safe Kids Worldwide and Chevrolet Launch Award-Winning Teen Driver Safety Video

Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for American teens and are most often the result of inexperienced teen drivers taking risks like not buckling up, texting, driving with teen passengers, speeding, driving under the influence or driving in the dark. In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 21-27, 2018), Safe […]

Transform Your Kid into a Superhero with the New Photo-Personalized Storybook “Super Kid!”

A recent study published in Child Development by researchers at Hamilton College and the University of Pennsylvania found that kids in costume work harder and persevere longer—calling this the “Batman Effect.”  Superhero play can positively affect childhood development, boosting a child’s confidence, creativity, problem-solving ability, and work ethic. The power of reading and imaginative play can have a transformative power on kids. In the personalized […]

“Listen-Learn-Link,” the First-Ever Bilingual Hotline for Families with Kids with Hearing Loss

Early identification and intervention is extremely important for an infant with hearing loss to achieve listening and spoken language skills. The human brain is programmed to learn language during the first six years of life – with the first three-and-a-half years being the most critical. Without intervention, it becomes increasingly difficult to acquire language and literacy […]

[Video] The “Kids Obstacle Challenge” for Tweens & Teens is Coming to a City Near You

Kids Obstacle Challenge aims to inspire younger generations by bringing kids and their families a fun, action-packed experience to enjoy together. The 1.5-2 miles long adventure course is designed for kids ages 5-16 and their parents and includes mud to crawl through, water to jump over, and 13-15 fun and challenging obstacles. Kids Obstacle Challenge is […]