Spirituality

[Ask Lina] [Video] A 5th Grader Asks: Is it possible to have a bad feeling everyday?

“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.” The reality is that we, adults, are not the only ones who have […]

[Shopping] 21 of the Cutest Easter Sunday Dresses for Tweens We Found Online

Easter Sunday is commonly known as a day the family goes to church and kids partake in egg scavenger hunts. Whichever if you family tradition, one thing is for sure: we want our tween girls to look pretty for the ocasion and below we have curated 21 of the girliest and beautiful dresses for your […]

7 Self-Help Books to Survive High School (for Teens & Parents)

This self confidence book for teens (age 12-16) gives exceptional, effective, easy to implement tools to help you learn: • How to identify what’s working and what’s need improving in your life! • How to believe in yourself – from the inside! • How to identify the things you really enjoy and want! • How […]

[Video] Church Attracts Teens with “Star Wars” Theme Mass

The Sion church in Germany’s capital, Berlin, had churge-goers’ faith “awaken” with their Star Wars-themed Sunday service. With 500 attendance (double the usual amount), the church’s pastor said he strived for a happy- medium where it wasn’t too sci-fi and not too religious. Watch the video below by the Associated Press and let us know […]

[Video] Bilingual Website Offers Free Tools to Teach “Spirituality for Kids”

Spirituality for Kids is a non-profit organization who’s mission is to bring spiritual tools to as many children as possible around the world, in order to help them manage life’s challenges and make better decisions and in so doing, change the course of their lives and benefit future generations. Through curriculum-time lessons as well as after-school […]

[En Español] La importancia en fomentar gratitud en los tiempos dificiles

Acostumbramos a ser agradecido cuando cosas buenas nos pasan, pero aun mas poderoso es ser agradecido aunque las cosas no van como esperabas. La idea es que, sentir gratitud es la manera mas rápida  – y una que podemos controlar – para sentir el impulso necesario para seguir adelante con la certitud que el tiempo de prueba que estás […]

[Ask Lina] How can I teach resilience to my tween girl?

“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.” I watched my daughter’s eyes swell up with tears and thought, “here […]

¿Tu adolescente padece de estrés y ansiedad? Dile que trate esto

El estrés y la ansiedad no es común solo en los adultos. Según un estudio de la APA (American Psychological Association), el estrés es extremadamente común dentro de los adolescentes. Si el trabajo y el dinero son los dos factores mayores para los adultos sentirse fuera de si mismos, no es sorprendente que los estudios son el factor #1 para los “teens” sentirse abrumados y preocupados. La presión de los maestros y de […]

Sharing Passover to Open Tween Minds

  Our Los Tweens team was invited by our amiga Jeannette Kaplun of Hispana Global to join her for an annual Passover celebration presented by the Latin American committee of the Miami AJC. It is a beautiful celebration of liberty and so many traditions that help retrace the history of freedom from slavery of the […]

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 […]

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 […]