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Tips for Successfully Parenting Tweens

Sky divers in a formation far above the ground

Raising kids is can sometimes feel like free falling. You may feel you have a plan, but the winds change and you are required to make immediate adjustments to manage the new terrain.

The transition from elementary years to teens is affectionately known as "tween": Between childhood and adolescence. When our children reach the tween years, around nine years old, we begin to notice many changes in their interactions and demeanor towards, well, pretty much everything.

They begin to have thoughts and opinions differing