gifts for tweens

[Video] Kidpik Delivers Trendy Fashion Subscription Box for Girls Ages 3-12

With the arrival of the spring ’17 collection, kidpik celebrates its first anniversary as the go-to fashion subscription box for girls. In its first year, kidpik shipped tens of thousands of boxes filled with great girls’ fashion, delivering smiles and the excitement of the unboxing experience to girls all across America. kidpik combines personal styling […]

[Product Review] New “Athleta Girl” Activewear for Girls Ages 6- 14

I took my rising 3rd grader, Alejandra, to check out the new line during Athleta’s launch party at SouthPark Mall in Charlotte, NC, which included a fashion show featuring the new clothing line, a free yoga class, free hair braiding, and raffle prizes. The just-launched performance and lifestyle clothing line, Athleta Girl, is perfect for my daugher since […]

[Video] Spark Your Tween’s Curiosity with this Build-It-Yourself Speaker for Kids

“We believe in the importance of STEM education,” says Joe Titlow, Head of Sales and Marketing for BOSEbuild. “But learning doesn’t just happen at school – it happens in garages and backyards and at kitchen tables, and it starts at a young age.” Believing that hands-on exploration is the key to sparking a child’s curiosity, […]

[Video] Watch the World’s First 3D Printing Pen for Ages 8-13

No longer will kids be restricted to pen and paper as the 3Doodler Start encourages imaginative thinking and independent play as a wireless, safe and child friendly pen designed specifically for young creators aged 8-13. As well as being a whole new dimension of creativity, 3Doodler Start Pen prolongs the lives of other toys and games. […]

Gift Ideas for Tween Easter Baskets

As children go through the tween years – between the ages of 7 and 12 – the Easter bunny’s job gets harder and harder.  Pre-packaged baskets just don’t cut it any more.  They aren’t unique in any way and that’s PRECISELY what a tween is looking for in just about anything.  Everything needs to ‘scream’ […]

Tween Holiday Gift Ideas – 2012

Depending on the age of your tween, they may still love their dolls and action figures but they will start falling lower on your tween’s holiday lists.  They’re being replaced by expensive electronics.  My kids continue to ask if they can have their own iPads…ummm, NO!  And we parents aren’t the only ones struggling to […]

[Video] American Girl Miami Store Review & Giveaway

American Girl store opens in Miami’s The Falls Mall, Miami to much anticipation  Just in time for the holidays, read below for a full DOLL GIVEAWAY!  Maybe you think ‘tweens’ and then ‘American Girl’ and wonder if they’re too old for the dolls? Our visit to the grand opening proves otherwise. More importantly, what we […]

SeaWorld Makes A Splash With Los Tweens- Video

Celebrating 10th Birthday with Travel & Style- Party II online currency trading Our Los Tweens families visited SeaWorld recently following a special invitation from the Park’s communications team and the great people at Visit Orlando (@VisitOrlando) and we are so glad we did!  We enjoyed a personalized tour by SeaWorld’s extremely well informed marine life […]

Celebrating a 10th Birthday with Travel & Style – Day 1

Tenth birthday parties are a big deal!  They have completed an entire decade of learning, growing and succeeding . Oh, and let’s not forget that we parents deserve a big pat on the back too (preferably that is followed by a glass of champagne).  We’ve spent 10 years doing a lot of work ourselves.  It […]


‘To Party or NOT to Party?” – that WAS the pregunta! Part II- We did it! How it went and what we learned So much for the ‘gringo’ being the sensible one! My husband- a.k.a. ‘el gringo’ as his all-Latino friends call him for growing up in South Florida’s Hialeah community- enjoyed the super fiesta […]

Gift Ideas for Tweens – 4 More Days to 10th Birthday

The countdown continues!  With four more days until Maddy's 10th Birthday, she shares with us what she really would like for her birthday: a messenger bag with “Peace and Love” on it – her new obsession is anything with peace signs.  This makes it slightly easier to buy her gifts BUT it is still a […]