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Tips For Back to School Transition

The transition from summer to fall and back-to-school can be worrisome for many kids. The unknown surrounding the first day can often lead to anxiety weeks before. Kids should be enjoying their summer vacation, but instead are filled with worry and doubt. Parent educator and child life coach Laurel Crossley, shares advice for how parents can best … [Continue Reading]

5 Fall Must-Haves for Tween Girls from Triple Flip - and a chance to win a $50 Triple Flip gift card!

5 Fall Must-Haves for Tweens from Triple Flip #Giveaway

Here at Tweenhood, we're big fans of Canadian clothing retailer Triple Flip, which provides fun, quality fashions for tween girls. Their brand messaging is positive and their clothing styles are fresh, exciting and completely age-appropriate. For Fall 2015, we've rounded up 5 of our favourite finds from Triple Flip - all available at their … [Continue Reading]

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Gaming, Comics, Sci Fi Rule Fan Expo Canada

Fan Expo Canada will once again be descending upon Toronto, bringing with it the best from the world of comics, sci fi, gaming, anime and horror. This pop culture convention attracts not only adults, but many young fans alike. Much of the fun is watching fans dress up as their favourite character. The main attraction are the celebrity guests … [Continue Reading]

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Social media through the eyes of teens

Recently we met with a group of teens to ask them some questions about social media and how they use it. Sit back and enjoy our interview. What platforms are you currently on? Majority of the teens used, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat, Youtube, Vine, Pintest, The Hunt, VSCOcam, Facebook, YikYak. When you say YouTube, are you just … [Continue Reading]

Not sure what to do with your Universal Child Care Payments? We've got 5 great suggestions for you.

5 Ways to Spend Your Universal Child Care Benefit Payments

Bank accounts of parents across Canada saw a sizeable injection of cash this week, as the revised Universal Child Care Benefit came into effect. Previously, under the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), parents received monthly payments of $100 per child under the age of 6. Now, those payments have increased to $160 per child under the age of … [Continue Reading]

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A Trip to the Big Apple with Tweens

Travelling with teens and tweens in New York City while keeping everyone happy? With some planning and flexibility, it is possible! New York is a city that knows how to eat, learn and play, just like your teen/tween. It is a city that intrigues many teens and tweens, and has lots of photo ops. Do some research (enlist the kids to some of the … [Continue Reading]

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Get your tween organized with these organization hacks

With back to school fast approaching, now's a good time for your tween to get organized before school life gets too busy. Avoid having them see organization as a chore and inspire them with these fun DIY organization hacks.   Organize with cute shopping bags Le Zoe Musings used the famous turquoise blue of Tiffany's to organize with … [Continue Reading]

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Glama Gal Tween Spa Back to School Special

Summer will soon be coming to an end, and the kids will be heading off to school before we know it (sigh...) It's often during the tween years that girls start to lose some of their confidence and … [Continue Reading]

Bareburger Expands Beyond Burgers with Unique Family Friendly Brunch Menu

  With humble beginnings that started in Queens, NY, Bareburger has grown into the Goliath of gourmet burger fare. It’s no wonder, as Bareburger takes pride in serving organic, locally … [Continue Reading]

5 Fall Must-Haves for Tweens from Triple Flip #Giveaway

Here at Tweenhood, we're big fans of Canadian clothing retailer Triple Flip, which provides fun, quality fashions for tween girls. Their brand messaging is positive and their clothing styles are … [Continue Reading]

Tips For Back to School Transition

The transition from summer to fall and back-to-school can be worrisome for many kids. The unknown surrounding the first day can often lead to anxiety weeks before. Kids should be enjoying their summer … [Continue Reading]

Are You Ready for the 2015 Fall Fashion Trends?

Don't the headlines "Latest Fall Fashion Trends”, “Hottest Looks This Fall" and “Must Have Brands This Fall” create a twang of anxiety? Not only does it mean the end of warm and sunny weather but the … [Continue Reading]

Staples Carries Latest Tech Products for Back-to-School #Giveaway

  At this time of year, we're making our way with the kids to stock up on school supplies, but don’t forget about those tech items that will help your scholar with their academic year ahead. … [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Back to School Parenting To-Do’s with Tween Girls (and Not One Pen or Pencil on the List!)

As the back to school frenzy begins, parents watch for school supply lists, new outfit sales, and scheduling changes. The most important back to school to-do list, however, won’t be found at any … [Continue Reading]

Protect Your Tween’s Tech Gadgets with Mabel’s Labels #BacktoSchool #Giveaway

It's almost time to send the kids back to school - do you have your labels ready? (If not, be sure to enter our Mabel's Labels giveaway below for a chance to win some!) Just because your kids are … [Continue Reading]

Social media through the eyes of teens

Recently we met with a group of teens to ask them some questions about social media and how they use it. Sit back and enjoy our interview. What platforms are you currently on? Majority of the … [Continue Reading]

Get your tween organized with these organization hacks

With back to school fast approaching, now's a good time for your tween to get organized before school life gets too busy. Avoid having them see organization as a chore and inspire them with these fun … [Continue Reading]

Gaming, Comics, Sci Fi Rule Fan Expo Canada

Fan Expo Canada will once again be descending upon Toronto, bringing with it the best from the world of comics, sci fi, gaming, anime and horror. This pop culture convention attracts not only adults, … [Continue Reading]

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at Ontario Science Centre #Giveaway

Just because it's summer, doesn't mean your kids should stop learning. With the Ontario Science Centre's latest exhibition, MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, learning about science has never been … [Continue Reading]

5 Ways to Spend Your Universal Child Care Benefit Payments

Bank accounts of parents across Canada saw a sizeable injection of cash this week, as the revised Universal Child Care Benefit came into effect. Previously, under the Universal Child Care Benefit … [Continue Reading]

Canada’s Wonderland VIP Cabanas Great Addition to Water Park

Canada's Wonderland just got even bigger this summer with the addition of the new poolside VIP cabana rentals in the amusement park's super amazing Splash Works water park. I've been here twice this … [Continue Reading]

Volunteer Ideas for Tweens

If your tween has a little (or a lot!) of spare time on their hands this summer, why not encourage them to do some volunteer work? Volunteering is a wonderful way to develop new skills, meet … [Continue Reading]

Easy Sewing Tutorials for American Girl Dolls

We found 5 easy sewing tutorials that girls can do this summer when they're taking a break from the sun or on a rainy day. These tutorials are suited for American Girl or similar 18" size dolls. Girls … [Continue Reading]

Google Offers Free Virtual Camp for Kids

Hey parents, if you're looking for an economical way to combat the "I'm bored" syndrome this summer, Google can help. Camp Google, a free virtual camp geared for kids ages 7-10, will keep them busy … [Continue Reading]

A Trip to the Big Apple with Tweens

Travelling with teens and tweens in New York City while keeping everyone happy? With some planning and flexibility, it is possible! New York is a city that knows how to eat, learn and play, just … [Continue Reading]

Cineplex Family Favourites $2.99 Matinees – Summer 2015 Schedule

Are you looking for a cheap family outing this summer, or something to keep the kids busy for a couple of hours on a rainy day? We're happy to let you know that Cineplex is offering its popular … [Continue Reading]

Summer 2015 Must See Films

You know summer has arrived when blockbuster films are slated to open in July and August. This summer, look for Marvel to rule and plenty of sequels to keep you coming back for more. Many of the … [Continue Reading]