Help for parenting preteens, or tweens. Find sample schedules and read up on the lives of preteens. Get sleep help, school help, and feeding help. Learn about setting up daily schedules and balancing home life with extracurricular activities.

Fighting the Body Image Battle for Our Daughters

  My mom hated her birthdays. She did not like to have birthdays and didn’t like to be celebrated. I remember her crying many years. Why, you may wonder? Did… View Post

Kaitlyn Preteen Summary: 9 Years Old

  This is a summary for Kaitlyn from 8.75-9 years old.   EATING  Eating is good. She continually improves her willingness to eat foods she doesn’t particularly like. I am… View Post

Brayden Preteen Summary: 10.75 Years Old

This is a summary for Brayden from 10.5-10.75 years old.   It seems ten year olds in general are pretty easy. They are usually independent and responsible for themselves. They… View Post

Kaitlyn Preteen Summary {8.75 Years Old}

Kaitlyn loves art. This is her at the Art Institute in Chicago. She entered our art show competition at the school and did quite well. She likes to enter every… View Post

Self-Worth Comes Vertically, not Horizontally

  There is a period in most people’s lives where we are surrounded by peers of the same age range. We get judged by those peers and we judge ourselves… View Post

Brayden Summary: 10.5 Years Old

Brayden is a very good and very sweet big brother   This is a summary for Brayden from 10.25 – 10.5 years old.   EATING Eating is going as usual.… View Post

Reading Aloud to Preteens

Photo credit: Brayden Plowman Your child has reached the age of 9 and really is a proficient reader. Congratulations! And whew! That means no more needing to read to that… View Post