Tag Archives: Pre-Teen

Free Printable Father’s Day Card – A Bible Journaling Keepsake Gift!

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Are you are looking for a unique and FREE gift to give this Father’s Day? One based on the Bible that will let him know just how much the family cares? I have a great idea for you!  We have created this Bible Journaling Keepsake Card for Dad and we would love to share it with you too! Oh yeah, and… Read more »

You Are a Tween Girl who Struggles with Her Body (and you are in my kitchen) – Day 31

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“I don’t have a bathing suit body,” the sweet one says as she takes off her shirt on fast forward and jumps in the pool. At the table later, she explains she has lost seven pounds by cutting carbs. The girls are thirteen. Standing behind the kitchen sink, I lean in. We talk fruits, vegetables and strength training, but inside… Read more »

C.R.E.A.T.E. – Six Ways Art Teaches Tween Girls About the Bible – Day 26

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What do you do when your tween is too old for VBS and too young for the heavier issues of high school, but you still want to give them a love for Jesus? When my daughter, Daley, was in fourth grade, she began to struggle with the issues of identity, faith, and just plain growing up. Like many moms, I… Read more »

3 Steps To Loving Your Tween On Purpose – Day 15

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I got the word ‘tween’ all wrong when I first heard it a few months ago! I thought it referred to young adults in their late teens and early twenties! There is a ‘tw’ and an ‘een’ in there, after all! And when I mentioned the term ‘tween’ to my kids the other days, they looked at me blankly and… Read more »

2 Must Read Character Building Fiction Books for Tweens- Day 13

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Normally, I let my children choose what they read. No biggie. I want to encourage a love for reading. But at bedtime, if I’m the one reading to them, Mom gets to choose the book. No, they don’t technically need me to read to them anymore. The thing is,  there are some books that NEED to be read. Besides, I… Read more »

Help for Handling Tween Daughter Emotions – Day 11

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I asked her to clean the bathroom like I had a hundred times before. But this time she screamed, “Why do I have to clean the bathroom? I hate having to clean the bathroom when I have so many disgusting brothers!” She does indeed have so many brothers — five of them to be exact. But in that moment she also… Read more »

3 Ways To Equip Your Tween with a Biblical Worldview – Day 10

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My eight-year-old son asks a lot of questions. I mean, A LOT. He didn’t even ask this many when he was four. Only, he’s not just asking questions so much for the sake of knowledge anymore. They’re more like challenges. 8-12-year-olds no longer accept what their parents say at face value like they did when they were younger. They may… Read more »

Parenting Tweens to Teens – Social Media Responsibility – Day 9

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Parenting Tweens to Teens – Social Media Responsibility Hey, girl! Omgoodness, I have sooo much to tell you. Let’s talk…better yet, hit me up on Insta or Snap Chat? Do you have a YouTube Channel? You do! That’s dope. Hold up, I need to tweet this… If you’re busy we can Kik it if you still use that. What?! Don’t… Read more »

The Importance of Connecting With Your Tween – Day 6

As a mom who is just beginning the tween parenting years, one of my biggest concerns is losing the ability to connect with my daughter. And I don’t think that my concern is unreasonable. When you really think about it, the sad truth is that our culture has so many potential barriers to maintaining solid parent-tween connections. I know that… Read more »

Tween Parenting: 3 Tips to Give Structure Without Being Too Strict Day 5

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  When you held your child a little baby in your arms, did you ever have someone say to you, “Oh, she is sweet now, but just wait until the teen years!” When people said that to me as a young mom,  I cringed a little. Parenting a baby and then a toddler was hard enough. I didn’t want to… Read more »