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Making a Splash Growing Up

Guest post by Mary Clark, mom to swimmers Elizabeth & Sara What My Kids Have Learned From Competitive Swimming Over twelve years of children swimming has created an underlying aroma of chlorine in every house we have lived in. It’s by far the biggest clue that you have swimmers in your family. The greenish-tinged tips of your offspring’s hair … [Continue Reading]

How to Call 911 from a locked cell phone. Adults and kids alike should know how to do this in case of an emergency.

How to Call 911 From a Locked Cell Phone

Nowadays, more than 70% of 911 calls come from a cell phone and this number continues to grow every year. What do you do if you need to call 911 and you don’t know the passcode to unlock the phone? Mobile phones have a feature that will enable anyone to call 911 without entering a passcode. Parents can show their children this feature and … [Continue Reading]

The Next Step Wild Rhythm Tour 2016 schedule and CD and DVD giveaway | Tweenhood.ca

The Next Step Wild Rhythm Tour Coming to Canadian City Near You

The tweens have spoken. Week after week, they eagerly tune in to watch a group of young elite dancers live and breathe dance at The Next Step Studio. Drawing in over 2.56 million Canadian viewers, Season 3 of The Next Step is the #1 series across all specialty networks to date amongst the kid, tween and teen demographic. With no signs of slowing … [Continue Reading]

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Grade 4 & 5 Ski, Snowboard for Free Across Canada with SnowPass

Listen up Canada. If you have a 9 or 10 year old at home, here's an incredible opportunity for them to ski or snowboard all winter long for almost next to nothing. What a fabulous opportunity to get the kids outside and active all winter long! Once again, the Canadian Ski Council is offering the SnowPass for kids in grades 4 and 5 (ages 9 or … [Continue Reading]

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2016 Schedule of Cineplex Family Favourites $2.99 Movies

Cineplex has released its line-up of movies for the first quarter of 2016 for the popular Saturday morning Family Favourites series. For only $2.99 you can start the weekend off with a fun family film.   Cineplex Family Favourites movies start at 11 a.m. Saturday mornings, and a portion of the proceeds go to Free the Children.   Here is … [Continue Reading]

The Next Step Prize Pack Giveaway

The Next Step Wild Rhythm Tour 2016 schedule and CD and DVD giveaway | Tweenhood.ca

The tweens have spoken. Week after week, they eagerly tune in to watch a group of young elite dancers live and breathe dance at The Next Step Studio. Drawing in over 2.56 million Canadian viewers, Season 3 of The Next Step is the #1 series across all specialty networks to date amongst the kid, tween and teen demographic. With no signs of slowing … [Continue Reading]

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TIFF Family Day & March Break Programming

We love how TIFF brings family friendly programming year-round to Toronto. If you're looking for activities to do with your tweens and teens this Family Day and March Break, be sure to add TIFF as a … [Continue Reading]

Making a Splash Growing Up

Guest post by Mary Clark, mom to swimmers Elizabeth & Sara What My Kids Have Learned From Competitive Swimming Over twelve years of children swimming has created an underlying aroma of chlorine … [Continue Reading]

Tween Sleep Issues and Solutions for a Good Night Sleep

  It’s typical for parents of babies and toddlers to lose sleep at night. Sleep struggles at this age are common and once parents have a handle on it they often think they are in the … [Continue Reading]

How to Call 911 From a Locked Cell Phone

Nowadays, more than 70% of 911 calls come from a cell phone and this number continues to grow every year. What do you do if you need to call 911 and you don’t know the passcode to unlock the … [Continue Reading]

The Next Step Wild Rhythm Tour Coming to Canadian City Near You

The tweens have spoken. Week after week, they eagerly tune in to watch a group of young elite dancers live and breathe dance at The Next Step Studio. Drawing in over 2.56 million Canadian viewers, … [Continue Reading]

6 Steps to Encourage Teenagers to Create With Sewing

Getting teenagers interested in anything that you present to them can be a challenge, from DIY Gift Ideas to Washi Tape Projects. I know when I was a teenager, I was very likely to resist even the … [Continue Reading]

2016 Schedule of Cineplex Family Favourites $2.99 Movies

Cineplex has released its line-up of movies for the first quarter of 2016 for the popular Saturday morning Family Favourites series. For only $2.99 you can start the weekend off with a fun family … [Continue Reading]

To Hover or Not to Hover? That Is The Question

Embed from Getty Images By the 1st of November, my 12 year-old son had already completed his holiday wish list. It was a very short list. All he wanted for Christmas (or rather Chanukah) was … [Continue Reading]

8 Top Tips for Parents to Help Their Kids Stay on Track and be Successful in School

By Barbara Dianis, author of Grade Transformer for the Modern StudentStudents diagnosed with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD or a learning disability may wonder whether they will be able to graduate from high … [Continue Reading]

A Year of Connecting with your Tween Daughter

Perhaps you are looking to spend more quality time with your kids as part of a New Year’s resolution. So as the new year begins, the idea of connecting or re-connecting with your tween daughter is a … [Continue Reading]

10 Gifts That Give Back (And a Giveaway!)

'Tis the season for giving, and what better way to do that than by giving a gift that gives back to a worthy cause? Here are 10 of our favourite ideas for gifts that give back, whether you're shopping … [Continue Reading]

PayPal Wants You to Ditch Your Wallet

Shop on your way to work I have always had a love affair with my iPhone. From the early days where it was really just a communication device - texting, calling, email, has now grown into so much … [Continue Reading]

Geek Gifts for the Nerd In Us All

Admit it, we all have an inner geek in us. With Star Wars The Force Awakens opening this month, one can't help but get a little bit giddy to watch the next chapter unfold. Whether it's Star Wars, … [Continue Reading]

Holiday Gift Guide Week 7 Giveaway – Klutz Craft Kits #KlutzHandmade

If you've got a tween in your house that loves crafts, then you're probably already familiar with the Klutz line of craft activity kits. If not, you should be! Klutz kits come with detailed, … [Continue Reading]

Holiday Gift Guide Week 6 Giveaway – Minecraft Coding Camp

In a generation where kids are plugged in more than ever, the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) disciplines are still taking a back seat to other subjects. Just think about all … [Continue Reading]

Tech the Halls with Grand & Toy

With 130 years in the biz, Grand & Toy is a Canadian institution in workplace products and solutions. We recently got a sneak peak of the hot tech gifts for the holidays at Grand & Toy's Tech … [Continue Reading]

Healthy Breakfasts on the Go with Hamilton Beach Breakfast Wrap Maker

We all know we should eat a nutritious breakfast every morning. But do we actually do it? Do our kids? According to a recent study, the number of people who regularly skip breakfast has been … [Continue Reading]

2015 Holiday Gift Guide Week 5 Giveaway – Spy Gear Video Walkie Talkies

As a kid, I remember watching Captain Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise talk to one another using communicators. I recall back then, how much I wanted one. Back in the day, running around the … [Continue Reading]

Microsoft Office 365 Essential for Today’s Busy Family

Sponsored Content Having worked in corporate life for many years, Microsoft Office was part of my daily routine. Crunching numbers, creating charts, documentation, presentations, you name it, … [Continue Reading]