Tweens

Gift ideas for tween girls and boys 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 years old.
Remember our daughters are often listening.
This is a dark time for women and girls.
Come out from under your desks. Ask your questions and pursue answers. Figure out the tip. And skip the light-up caroling
Teach your daughters to get to know the contents of the tool drawer.
"The thing that really hit home for me about this is one of the big outcomes that we often see from mindfulness interventions
Understand that this time of parenthood, when the kids are so young and dependent on me, is sometimes isolating, especially if we have a baby.
At each stage of your life, I will find you complete, even ― or especially ― when you’re not being cute or compliant.
I like who they are turning out to be. And while I don't attribute their delightfulness entirely to attachment parenting, I do think that being raised with such extravagant love as had a profoundly positive effect on my kids. In my experience, here are some of the long-term benefits of attachment parenting.
While I'm on record as saying "it gets better" as your kids grow up, it also gets more complicated to parent them and to know if you are making the correct-est decisions yourself.