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[#Shopping] Back to School with Target

“Maddy, what are you doing?”  My twelve year-old daughter sat with a list in-hand and a collection of school supplies fanned out around her. Without looking up, she replied, “Checking off my school supply list.  I’ll make a separate one and let you know what I need you to buy when I’m done.” “Oh, ok….you […]

Education – It’s About All of Our Futures

Los Tweens has partnered with Hispanic CREO’s Futuro 2020 campaign to bring you a series of posts and videos on parental involvement, education reform and celebrating children’s achievements.  Throughout the Fall of 2013, we will be sharing with you more information on ways that you can be involved with your child’s education – from tips […]

Sample Scripts for Talking To Your Tween About Weight

custom essay writer by Rosie Molinary for Mamiverse.com A shopping trip has your son asking you questions about his size. Your recent health journey has people asking about your weight loss in front of your tween daughter. Your mom talks about your kids’ bodies—to them. As adults, we know what people say to us is actually a […]

Immigration Reform: Don’t Forget the Children

By Katherine Doble-Cannata, Los Tweens As the debate over immigration reform develops, one segment of the immigrant population has been significantly missing from the conversation: the children.  Unaccompanied children risk the long journey to the United States to escape abuse, violence, exploitation, and in hopes to reunite with family members.  But once they reach they […]

Parenting Resolutions for the New Year

I've always thought of new year's resolutions as being the same as giving up something for Lent.  Pick a vice, stop doing it but 40 days later you're right back at it.  Why bother? It wasn't until I started my own businesses that I realized a new year's resolution didn't have to be about giving […]

A Case for Bilingual Education

A Case for Bilingual Education in the U.S. School System By Barbara Mascareno Is it possible to administer a great educational system for all children, from all cultural background, and languages? That’s what Maria’s parents thought when they moved their family from Central America to the United States. Maria had a strong foundation in Spanish, […]