Your tween will experience many milestones in the next few years. Here's what to expect.
Today's tweens are complicated, but you can understand tweens and parent them successfully.
You don't have to think too hard to find great stocking stuffers that boys will like.
Popular children are widely liked and very rarely disliked by their peers.
Most school shootings have been conducted by social outcasts. This does not mean, however, that all outcasts will engage in violent actions.
When a parent is involved at a child's school everyone benefits.
Sociometric statuses are indicators of how children are viewed by their peers.
Metacognition refers to the ability to reflect on one's own thoughts, an ability that is critically important to the learning process.
The term "rejected child" is used as one of five types of sociometric or peer statuses, a system for categorizing a child’s social standing based on peer responses to that child.
Mastery orientation helps to promote success in school. Learn what it means to your child.
There isn't just one way to help out at school. Learn about how school-based and home-based parent involvement differ from one another.
Resilience is particularly important during the tween years.
Self concept is a term related to, but synonymous with, self esteem.
Academic achievement during the tween years doesn't just depend on ability and school factors. Peer acceptance has a strong relation to school achievement.
Conformity increases in prevalence during the tween and teen years.
In relation to human development, the word “domain” refers to specific aspects of growth and change.
Controversial children are both strongly liked and strongly disliked by their peers. Learn what makes these children differ from others their age.
Individual differences are the variations from one person to another on any number of variables. Learn how the study contributes to our understanding of human development.
Parents and teachers both stand to gain from having active parents in the classroom. Learn about the benefits parent involvement in education has on parents and teachers.
When trying to help your child do better in school, some approaches can cause more harm than good. Here are things to avoid when working to get your child to do better in school.
Self esteem effects may include higher rates of depression, aggression and delinquency. Learn about some of the most consistent findings on self esteem effects.
Looking for a few kids Halloween movies that your tween will watch? These choices will set the mood for a scary family movie night, or a tween Halloween party.
If you think your child is ready to have a cell phone, a cell phone contract will clarify rules and responsibilities.
Tween back talk can end today, just follow these steps.
Do you lose your patience when you discipline children? Tweens can push your buttons, but you can keep cool when times are stressful.