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Celebrate Earth Day with these Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

An environmentally friendly lifestyle is something we choose to do, and with Earth Day fast approaching (April 22), you may be surprised at how easy it is to change up those beauty products to live more green and healthy. Not only will it help Mother Earth remain sustainable for many years to come, but aren't you worth it? … [Continue Reading]

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Cyberbullying Takes Centre Stage at Young People’s Theatre with tagged

You know your tween/teen is online, you see them glued to their devices, but do you really know what they're doing?  Green Thumb Theatre's production of tagged, now playing at Young People's Theatre, takes the audience into the dark realities of why teens are using social media. Though the story and characters are fictitious, tagged was inspired … [Continue Reading]

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Dr. Martens Launching Limited Edition Adventure Time Boots

Dr. Martens will soon be launching limited edition boots based on the main characters of the animated show Adventure Time. The popular Cartoon Network show revolves around the adventures of a boy named Finn and his shape shifting dog Jake in the mythical Land of Ooo. The limited edition Adventure Time boots will be available starting March … [Continue Reading]

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Moms & Tweens Q&A Series: Heather Greenwood Davis

What's the wildest thing a mom could possibly do with her family? How about visiting 6 continents and 29 countries all in a period of 12 months? That's exactly what Heather Greenwood Davis, her husband Ish and their 2 boys, Ethan (11) and Cameron (9) accomplished 2 years ago. Heather is an award winning travel writer and a Round the World trip … [Continue Reading]

Lip Gloss to Lotions - Teaching Your Tween About Healthy Products via Tweenhood

Lip Gloss to Lotions – Teaching Your Tween About Healthy Products

Tweens and teens have officially taken over my house.  My 3 daughters are now aged 9, 11 and 13 and I have noticed that ever so slowly, the play makeup in our house is being replaced by real lip gloss, requests for deodorant and mascara.  Actually my oldest daughter stole my mascara to use it secretly but this mama knows when lashes look more … [Continue Reading]

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Getaway Vacation Ideas for Women

Between cooking, making lunches, car pools, extra curricular activities, teacher meetings, school plays, and your job, there's not many hours left in the day to devote to yourself. Sometimes we just need to get away from it all -- work, kids, husband, the works. It always seems easy for the men to organize weekends golfing, camping, fishing, etc. … [Continue Reading]

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Communicating with iPads – Apps for Individuals with Autism

Today is World Autism Awareness Day, a day designated by the United Nations to highlight awareness of autism and the need to help improve the quality of life of children and adults who are affected by autism, so they can lead full and meaningful lives. Autism Spectrum Disorder is a lifelong condition that affects an individual's communication, … [Continue Reading]

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Cyberbullying Takes Centre Stage at Young People’s Theatre with tagged

You know your tween/teen is online, you see them glued to their devices, but do you really know what they're doing?  Green Thumb Theatre's production of tagged, now playing at Young People's Theatre, … [Continue Reading]

Getaway Vacation Ideas for Women

Between cooking, making lunches, car pools, extra curricular activities, teacher meetings, school plays, and your job, there's not many hours left in the day to devote to yourself. Sometimes we just … [Continue Reading]

Instagram…All my kids do is post pictures or do they?

Instagram is a great platform to share pictures and for the younger users to start using social media. The kids all love it and in most cases it is one of their first experiences with social media. If … [Continue Reading]

G Day Toronto – April 26, 2015 – An Event for Girls Ages 10-12 and their Champions

  If you've got a daughter between the ages of 10 and 12, in grades 5, 6 or 7, there's an event coming up in Toronto that's designed just for you both. Founded in Vancouver in 2014, G … [Continue Reading]

Money 101 At Children’s Museum of Houston

Article by: Bill Clevlen of Bill on the Road. Reposted with permission.    If there’s one thing that’s important to pass onto younger generations – it’s the importance of money management.  … [Continue Reading]

Cineplex Family Favourites – $2.99 Movies on Saturday Mornings

Cineplex has released its line-up of movies 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 … [Continue Reading]

Is There Too Much Advertising on YouTube Kids?

If your child is young enough that YouTube Kids is a good, safer alternative to plain old YouTube, does that mean that she might not be old enough to understand the difference between advertising and … [Continue Reading]

Celebrate Earth Day with these Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

An environmentally friendly lifestyle is something we choose to do, and with Earth Day fast approaching (April 22), you may be surprised at how easy it is to change up those beauty products to live … [Continue Reading]

Communicating with iPads – Apps for Individuals with Autism

Today is World Autism Awareness Day, a day designated by the United Nations to highlight awareness of autism and the need to help improve the quality of life of children and adults who are affected by … [Continue Reading]

Spring 2015 New Film Releases for Tweens

The following trailers are for upcoming Spring 2015 new film releases that tweens may enjoy. Furious 7 (Apr. 3)* Action, Drama https://youtu.be/yISKeT6sDOg Video: Fast & … [Continue Reading]

Love Movies? Let’s Chat Movie Memories #TIFFKids

  Everyone loves watching movies and we want you to join in the conversation on Thursday, April 2nd at noon EST to chat about your favourite movie memories with co-hosts @H20Kathryn, … [Continue Reading]

Parenting Tweens: Learning to Let Go

There comes a time, much sooner than you think, when your child wants to wield his or her independence. How do you know when it's time to ease up on the parental controls? You feel the early pangs … [Continue Reading]

5 Easy Easter Treats Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Looking for ideas for some yummy Easter treats this year? You can't go wrong with any of these easy Easter treats recipes. Your kids will love them - and so will you. They're all super easy to … [Continue Reading]

Why You Need a Family Device Contract

When you get a new job, you sign a contract. When you rent or buy a house, you sign a contract. In fact, any time two or more parties enter into an agreement with a lot of rules, it seems like a good … [Continue Reading]

Fun for Tweens at the TIFF Kids International Film Festival April 7-19 – #Giveaway

You're probably familiar with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that takes place in Toronto every September. With hundreds of international films, world premieres, galas and parties - not … [Continue Reading]

Lip Gloss to Lotions – Teaching Your Tween About Healthy Products

Tweens and teens have officially taken over my house.  My 3 daughters are now aged 9, 11 and 13 and I have noticed that ever so slowly, the play makeup in our house is being replaced by real lip … [Continue Reading]

When Making Friends Hurts Someone Else

Girls, especially tweens and teens, feel a great sense of comfort knowing that they are part of a group of friends. As parents, we also sleep better knowing that our sweet angel has friends around … [Continue Reading]

TIFF Kids digiPlaySpace a Tech Playground for Tweens

There's always an excitement that builds as you step foot into TIFF Kids digiPlaySpace. It's like a tween's dream recreation room, with exhibits engaging visitors in the best gaming, robotics and apps … [Continue Reading]

Quebec is a Teen & Tween’s Winter Paradise

It’s been a long, cold winter, and March has you dreaming of spring.  Spring’s not here yet, though, and what better way to delete the winter blues than a last blast of winter fun? Living in … [Continue Reading]

Review: Garnier Clean+ Makeup Removing Lotion Cleanser for Sensitive Skin #GarnierSensitive

As someone who works from home, I tend not to wear a lot of makeup on a daily basis. Part of the reason for this is because there's really not anyone to impress most days, but it's also partly because … [Continue Reading]