tweens

Summer 2010: Family Movie Preview

By Jackie Potts for JustMommies

Superheroes, vampires, ogres and cuddly critters are all vying for your kids’ attention at the movieplex this summer. But which are the real deal and which aren’t worth the Happy Meal? Here’s a look at 15 family flicks and their MPAA ratings, where available: » Read more

When Should You Let Your Tween Wear Make Up?

By Nancy Da Silva

Just yesterday your little girl was running around in diapers. As they grew older they would watch you put your makeup on and you’d probably have to keep their curious little fingers out of your bag of cosmetics. They’d copy your actions and there might have been times when you had to keep an eye on them to make sure they didn’t eat your lipstick. » Read more

The Family Guide to Holiday Gift Giving

From your tenacious tween to your handsome hubby, we've got the holidays covered with gifts for everyone in the family!

2010 Fall Family Movie Preview

Harry Potter, Will Ferrell and Rapunzel hope to win over your kids in theaters this fall!

Talking About Sex with Your Tweens and Teens

Having “The Talk” about sex with your kids is something most parents approach with a combination of nervousness and dread. You don’t want to confuse your kids or embarrass yourself by talking about too much too soon, but don’t want to miss an opportunity to educate them either. So how do you figure out what information to give them, and when? » Read more

The 411 on the New 'Tween' Heartthrobs!

By Jackie Potts for JustMommies

So you think you know your 'tween pop lore -- your teens have memorized every line of dialogue from "Twilight: New Moon" and never miss an episode of "Glee." But OMG, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are, like, so la » Read more

New Tween Dora Revealed

Dora is growing up!  Last month Nickelodeon and Mattel, the toymaker, announced plans for the new tween Dora who is moving to the city and starting middle school.  When the new plan was revealed last month, the two companies only gave parents a glimpse of what the new Dora would look like— a silhouette – saying they wouldn’t be revealing the new tween Dora’s look until the fall.  However Reuters reports, Nickelodeon and Mattel decided to give the public a sneak peak of the new tweenage Dora on Monday. » Read more