Post Tagged with: "tween"

I’m going to kill you (of passing notes and school shootings)
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I’m going to kill you (of passing notes and school shootings)

It was a note being passed between friends. That was Tuesday’s news — a note. She was giggling and it was adorable. I look forward to this tiny window being cracked open and the puff of fresh air from her daytime life away from me that sweeps gently across mine. […]

Gifts For Tween Girls: Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch. A Tween Gamer’s Guide to her 11 Favorite Things About Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch!
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Gifts For Tween Girls: Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch. A Tween Gamer’s Guide to her 11 Favorite Things About Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch!

No game since Skylanders for our Nintendo Wii and later, the WiiU, has made a big an impression on my girls as Go Vacation for the Nintendo Switch. My 11-year-old, the Mouse, a tween gamer is especially smitten with this Switch game of never ending vacation. In the market for […]

How The Tween Stays Clean and This Family Stays Close
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How The Tween Stays Clean and This Family Stays Close

Ten is 99.44% pure. Ten is clean-as-a-whistle knock knock jokes on repeat and dirt beneath fingernails with hands in cookie jars. Ten is clean but needs to get cleaner every night to remove the smell of ten. Eleven, thus far, a few weeks in, isn’t offering much relief from that […]

Modern Dads Raising Tweens and Teens
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Modern Dads Raising Tweens and Teens

Five dads, from different parts of the country, but all of whom are in the midst of raising tweens and teens, have contributed audio pieces to the newest episode of the Modern Dads Podcast. I was honored to be asked to be one of them and decided to read my […]

The First Day of Teenage Parenting
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The First Day of Teenage Parenting

Reports from the frontline of parenting a new teenager

21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)
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21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)

The license has long become something they just have, no biggie anymore, and the drink is, probably, something they’ve already had in excess but the drinking itself has become official and so it is celebrated. After all, who doesn’t love a good celebration? A toast to you, kid. Happy birthday. […]

What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best
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What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best

Think of it this way: one day she won’t be so little. One day Super Heroes and finger food will no longer dominate the conversation. And one day she’ll be out in the world putting her own unique imprints down on top of the earth, without you by her side […]

More Minutes To Live The Life You Want + A Great Clips Gift Card Giveaway
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More Minutes To Live The Life You Want + A Great Clips Gift Card Giveaway

I’ve got a decent amount of free time. I’m lucky that way, really lucky, and I don’t take it for granted, but that doesn’t mean I’m cool with tossing away precious minutes sitting in traffic, waiting in lines or queuing in lobbies. Nope. Nope. Nope. I run my life with […]

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