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Out of the mouths of tweens

July 27th, 2015|0 Comments

This week’s post is from the Parenthetical Archives, originally posted in October 2013.
When I asked my tween daughter if she’d like to help me out with an article for other parents of tweens about what matters to tweens and what makes a “good parent.” She squealed with delight and eagerly said “yes.”  (I may have created a monster because she now asks me daily if her material was used and tells me she has more where that came from!)  Here’s what she had to say…

First, I asked my daughter, “What do tweens want?  What is important to them?”

According to my daughter…

Tweens want to be heard.  They want to be listened to and feel a part of what goes on […]

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