teens

Complete Programming for “Teens & Me” Event in Miami January 26th, Sponsored by Ford

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. We here at Los Tweens & Teens, often produce content featuring experts around this subject with and we are now SUPER excited […]

[VIDEO] “The Fuel Up! Innovation Challenge” Awarded $40,000 in Grants to 40 High Schoolers

The Fuel Up! Innovation Challenge event builds upon GENYOUth’s AdVenture Capital model.  AdVenture Capital is a social entrepreneurship program for students 13-17 that inspires, empowers and funds youth-led initiatives to drive new and innovative ways for improving the wellness environments in their schools. High School students from 46 states were provided the unique opportunity to participate in […]

[Video] Linda Ponder Talks Mentorship with Her Teen Mentees at Hispanicize 2017

The Mentor4Teens Series is presented as part of Los Tweens & Teens’ Partnership With Ford. Like always all opinions are our own. Linda Ponder, better known in the social media world as “Ponderela,” is one of the people that lights any room she enters. Her kinded spirit and contagious puertorican energy draws you in and […]

The Best Makeup Tips for Teen and Tween Girls

Once the age of puberty comes, almost any girl gladly starts experimenting with makeup. However, many apply too much makeup and can’t find the right balance. In addition, they often neglect the importance of proper skincare which is crucial in this period ruled by acne. Skin needs regular cleansing, moisturising and high quality makeup in […]

Travel Tips for EPCOT Food & Wine Festival

The EPCOT Food & Wine Festival marks its 21st anniversary and is one of my favorite seasonal festivals at Walt Disney World in Orlando. The festival is a great opportunity for adults to enjoy a fun getaway to Walt Disney World on their own. And yet, it also is a wonderful opportunity to share the […]

[Infographic] What You Should Know (and Do!) About Teen Sexting

A 2012 study found 15 percent of adolescents with cell phone access sexted (sending or receiving sexually explicit images and or texts via cell phones and other electronic devices) and 54 percent reported knowing someone who had sent a sext. Not long after the advent of mobile devices, adolescents and teenagers turned to technology to […]

[Video] 25 Celebrity Hair Updos Perfect for Prom

With prom season already here, the many details of this special night can feel overwhelming for some parents & teens…but can also be tons of fun. Is the perfect chance to splurge! You got the dress, the shoes and the date….so you need the perfect hairdo to complete your look. In this video, we have […]

[Video] Watch how two teens encourage other teens to drive safety in the “Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge”

If you were steering a beluga whale down the street, would you risk sneaking a peek at your phone? Probably not. High school sophomores Matthew Post and John Caporaletti agree, and in their new public service announcement (PSA), they encourage their peers to drive their vehicles with the same care and attention. Toyota and Discovery Education announced that […]

New Campaign “Tread Wisely” Aims to Promote Teen Driver & Tire Safety

The Cooper Tire & Rubber Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cooper Tire, announced a new partnership with the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) to promote driver and tire safety among teens and young adults, ages 15 to 25. The “Tread Wisely” program will involve young people in the process of educating and motivating their […]

[En Español] El “2016 INprende High School Tour” inspira el emprendimiento en adolescentes en Puerto Rico

Con el lema, “Emprender Esta IN,” la iniciativa INprende tiene como misión promover el emprendimiento masivamente y facilitar el camino del emprendedor en los jóvenes de Puerto Rico. Creada por la empresaria puertorriqueña, Alessandra Correa, INprende tiene como herramienta principal el “INprende Kit,” que incluye un manual paso a paso de como desarrollar una idea […]

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] “Boys & Girls Club” of West San Gabriel Valley Opens “Tween Tech Center,” for STEM learning of Middle School Students

Many of today’s youth are not exposed to STEM (science, technology, education & math) role models and careers, and during the out-of-school time, “Boys & Girls Clubs” provide high-impact programming to positively engage students in STEM subjects. In partnership with Samsung, “Boys & Girls Club” of West San Gabriel Valley, CA open the doors to their […]

[Ask Lina] [Video] How old is too old to believe in Santa?

To believe in Santa, that is. I’ve debated telling my soon-to-be 13 year old the truth about Santa for two years now. “He’s too old for that nonsense, he’s going to get teased at school,” my husband says. “Why are you going to ruin the magic of Christmas so soon?” from my sisters and parents. […]