Job Ideas for 10 Year Olds?Younger children often would like to make a bit of their own money. Finding jobs for 10 year olds outside your home may be difficult. This is a page about job ideas for a 10 year old.
Teens and Consumerism?My ultra-frugal shopping has gone unopposed by my son. He is almost 13, and is succumbing to peer pressure and hearing comments that he wears "poor people shoes", etc. We can afford the brands of clothing he's wanting, but....
Tween Parenting AdviceThis is a page about tween parenting advice. When children reach this in between age, parents are faced with a number of challenging parenting decisions.
Extend the Life of Child's Water BottleMy daughter has several Thermos brand Funtainers. We purchased these when she was younger and they have fun, younger child prints on them. She did not want to be seen with a Disney Princess water bottle at the age of 9. So, we used her graphic duct tape to re-cover them.
Helping a Child With Back to School Anxiety?My niece is starting 7th grade and she is worried? Any tips on how to survive and fit in? Although she is a very popular girl at school she can't stop worrying.
Helping a Teen Choose a Balanced Diet?The problem: My 12 year old sister does not eat anything. I could honestly list for you what she eats in a few short seconds: cereal (her main sustenance), crackers, toast, waffles, popcorn, yogurt, granola bars, french fries, junk food like chips, and deserts. That's it.
Tween Dating?My daughter really likes this boy. She's 11, as is the boy. I heard a few days ago from the boy's mom that the 2 are a 'couple'. What do I do?
10 Year Old With A "Fresh" Mouth?I have a 10 year old daughter who is starting to have a fresh mouth. I have tried punishing her and taking away privileges but nothing seems to be working. My babysitter is starting to complain. I am afraid I might lose her. What should I do?
Asking 12 Year Old Boyfriend to Movies with Family?My twelve year old daughter wants to invite a boy from school she likes and that likes her to the movies with us on Friday. Her dad said no! maybe next year. My daughter says it's not a date and why don't we trust her. I need advice please.
Finding a First Job?Getting a job can be a great learning experience for a child. It's important to find the right job. Job ideas for kids that are safe and will teach them responsibility.
Allowing Your Daughter to Date at 11?My daughter really likes this boy and they are in the same class and he asked her if she wanted to date him. She asked me and I don't know if I should let her; she is 11.
Children and Long Hair?My daughter is almost 12 and has super long hair down to the middle of her back. Should I cut her hair short or keep it? It's a lot of work when I comb it she always screams about the knots. I told her she will have to take care of it; she does not always. Any opinions?