Tag Archives: Tween Parents

Can Your Tween Have Too Many Friends? Day 29

Tween Parenting Blog Party Featured Author Shelley Noonan Like Minded Musings

Friendship has been described as being the bacon bits in the salad bowl of life. However, today, we bestow the title of friend so freely it is like having a little lettuce with our bacon bit salad. Summertime is the perfect time to help your tween evaluate all the friendships they have in their lives. I believe the overabundance of… Read more »

Worried or Anxious Tween? How to Tell the Difference and What to Do – Day 27

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As a mental health professional, I have been working with families of worriers to protect them from anxiety disorders for 20 years. But this past year anxiety hit a little closer to home. We lost my husband’s twin sister to cancer in January. My son was three when she and her husband, now both in heaven were diagnosed. Not surprisingly, he… Read more »

3 Surprising Reasons to Say YES to Your Tween! – Day 25

I have the privilege of helping to raise two tween girls who are not my own. They are 10 and 11, and I am immensely grateful to their mom for letting me join her in rearing her children. It sounds lovely to be a parent until you are neck-deep in sibling rivalry, the pushing of boundaries, and eye rolls to… Read more »

6 Ways to Love Your Tween Well – Day 20

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Our youngest is now a tween.  He has had 7 other siblings who “tweened” before him and none of them was exactly the same. Having been a mom for 26 years, I feel my knees buckling at the thought of starting out as a mom in this age of – WAAAY too much information.  I can tell you from where I… Read more »

3 Steps To Loving Your Tween On Purpose – Day 15

Tween Parenting Blog Party Featured Author Joanna Chee Like Minded Musings

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 »

Parenting Tweens to Teens – Social Media Responsibility – Day 9

Tween Parenting Blog Party Featured Author MaKisha Reed Like Minded Musings

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 »

Raising Mission Minded Tweens – A Two-Step Approach – Day 7

Tween Parenting Blog Party Featured Author Emmie Manor Like Minded Musings

“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations…” Matthew 28:19a Before ascending into Heaven, Jesus gave this mandate to His people. As we raise our children in the fear and admonition of the Lord, we are to pass along this mindset to them. So how do we do this? How do we teach our children to think beyond themselves to… Read more »

Pray Intentionally – My Tween Parenting Strategy Day 4

Tween Parenting Blog Party Featured Author Tiffany Montgomery Like Minded Musings

Hi!  I’m Tiffany but you can call me Mommo -like my family does. Would you mind taking a stroll down memory lane with me?  Do you remember – as a child – they way adults would ask “What do you want to be when you grew up”? I wanted to be a mom and a teacher.  I remember spending hours everyday playing… Read more »

Parenting With Purpose: Developing An Action Plan For The Tween Years And Beyond Day 3

Tween Parenting Blog Party Featured Author Krystal McFalls Like Minded Musings

  I will never forget the first time they laid her in my arms. She was 9lbs 11oz of pure amazing, and I would move heaven and earth to make her happy! Everyone told me the years are short but the days are long. I never really believed them. Until this past year when someone reminded me my sweet angel’s… Read more »

Why Your Pre-Teen Child Is In Crisis And What You Can Do About It

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Warning: This post may contain alarming information about your pre-teen child or one you know. But I believe it’s necessary to share. God has opened my eyes and laid this on my heart. I can’t shake it. I’m learning to embrace that obedience for me looks like sharing information and helping you any way I can. But I won’t only… Read more »