What’s Great and Challenging about Being a “Tween?”

This month I talked to “tweens” and their parents about the joys and challenges of pre-adolescence. Here’s a summary of what they said:
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT THIS AGE?
PARENTS
It’s great to watch
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How Much After School is Wise for a 10 Year-Old?

as seen in Brooklyn Family Magazine and on NYParenting.com
Dear Sharon,
In thinking about after school activities for this school year, my husband and I were wondering if there’s a limit for our 10-year-old son. People talk
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My Special Needs 13 Year Old Might Start Dating!

As seen in New York Special Child Magazine and on NYParenting.com
Dear Sharon,

We have a adolescent daughter whose special needs have placed her in special ed schools since she was a youngster. She is on the
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