Raising Tweens In A Modern Family Society

Raising Tweens In A Modern Family Society

Welcome to Tween/Teen Tuesday at My Crazy Good Life! Today we’re changing things up a bit with a serious topic–raising tweens in a Modern Family society. Yes, I’m talking about the t.v. show… kinda. I know we may not all be on the same page with this topic, and that’s ok. I look forward to hearing your opinions! ________________________________________ In our house, we don’t teach our tweens tolerance or acceptance. Actually, we don’t really “teach” them anything. We live our…

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10Things

10 Things to Do in Tucson with Kids this Weekend

Welcome to Tween/Teen Tuesday at My Crazy Good Life! This week, Maggie Fitzgerald is guest posting on behalf of Nationwide Insurance and sharing fun things to to in Tucson with kids. Thankfully, these things are great for tweens too – we are plugging through our last week of school before summer break and can’t wait to do the things on this list that we haven’t gotten to yet! ________________________________________ With unmatched desert landscape and warm, sunny weather for the majority…

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Tween Tuesday

Talking About Tragedy With Tweens and Teens

Welcome to Tween and Teen Tuesdays at OurCrazyBoys.com. Today we’re talking about tragedy with tweens and teens – it’s a difficult subject. ___________________________________ I know they’ll come home and have heard about the bombs that went off in Boston today – did I just type that? The bombs that went off in Boston today.  Will they know that the family they have there is safe, or will they be worried? Do they understand that it’s nothing like a movie? That the injured…

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How much monitoring is too much for your tweens and social media?

How Much Monitoring Is Too Much For Your Tweens And Social Media?

Welcome to Tween and Teen Tuesdays at MyCrazyGoodLife.com! Today we’re talking about tweens and social media. _____________________________________________ Instagram. Facebook. Even Twitter. Tweens and teens are all over these social media sites right now. But do you know there are other sites and apps they might use that you don’t know about? Voxer? Snapchat? Anything with a text, picture or voice messaging feature? Not only should you be aware of these sites, but you should be familiar with them so you can keep…

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Mini-Comedians {Tween/Teen Tuesday Linky}

Welcome to Tween and Teen Tuesdays at OurCrazyBoys.com! I hope you’ll come share your posts about your not-so-little-but-not-so-big kids with me. Tweens are funny. They’re not little kids, but not big kids. They’re still learning their way and deciding who they are. This? This leads to funny conversations. Our pre-tween (ages 6-10 are considered pre-tween) is 8. And he is learning that he’s funny. Sometimes this is good… sometimes it’s bad. Last night, my husband was hanging a shelf in…

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