Teenager

Seeing the World: 5 Ways Travel Benefits Tweens

My mom took my tween daughter on a day trip to New York City during the holidays. They rode the train together, saw the giant tree, ate lunch at a “fancy” restaurant, and saw the Radio City Rockettes. They left at 7:30 a.m. and returned at 7:30 p.m., and my daughter hasn’t stopped talking about […]

Parenting

All The Ways Kids Benefit From Having A Best Friend

I grew up side-by-side with a best friend. We spent most of our afternoons wandering the wooded area in between our homes, making up games, and enjoying fits of laughter over little things. We weren’t always placed in the same classroom, but we always found each other the moment the recess bell sounded. As we […]