The PSP Gift Guide: Tweens and Teens

Tweens and teens may be notoriously difficult to shop for, but our Park Slope Parents members have them outsmarted with these savvy suggestions.

Read on for the recommendations—and if you’re not already a member of PSP, join our community today to connect with parents in our Tweens & Teens Group!

Acting out Tweens

Advice about tween acting out at home.

Coping with screen time and anger issues

Does your Tween have problems putting down a video game?  One parent asks the PSP advice list about dealing with screen time and anger management issues with their Tween.

Tips to Prevent Losing & Forgetting Keys

Tips from parents on how to get your Teen/ Tween to remember their keys!

Make Up and Middle School

A summary of another lively thread on the Tweens Group - this one is about when you should let your Middle Schooler wear make up - and is that even your decision to make?

How do we teach kids about Money?

"Show me the money!"

Errr - does that sound more like your Tweenager than Tom Cruise in the movie Jerry Maguire?  For us moms and dads, sometimes we want it to be more like show me the value and appreciation of money.  

Raising Tweens Tip #3

8 tips for raising Great Tweens

Raising Tween Tip 1.5

Tip 1.5- Better Stronger Faster

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Where Do You Shop For Clothes For Your Tween?

As one PSP member writes:  “My (almost) 11 year-old daughter has officially outgrown the children's section of the places we've been buying clothes for her since she was small (Target, Children's Place, etc.). I think we are now into the "pre-teen" or "teen" section, which is new territory for me. I'm looking for reasonably priced basics (shorts, t-shirts, leggings, etc.), since she will either destroy or outgrow everything she owns in a season.

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How to Get Kids Out of Bed in the Morning

Wondering how to get your kid out of bed in the morning? You are not alone with this problem! Here, PSP parents share how they successfully get their teen/tween out of bed in the morning.

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Anti-Racism Resources for Tweens, Teens, and their Parents

A curated list of movies, books, and resources, drawn from our Understanding Race page and from across the web, to help families of tweens and teens educate and engage.

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