summer

New Summer Camps for Treating Video Game and Screen Addiction for Ages 11-18

“Summerland” is the first residential treatment program designed for the treatment of videogame and screen addiction in children and adolescents. Summerland’s behavioral change program was designed in association with leading researchers from universities like Iowa State, New York University, and UC Santa Barbara. Campers participate in cognitive behavioral therapy sessions and a comprehensive after-care program with Summerland behavioral coaches in order to […]

[ASK LINA] 3 Keys to a Fun and Safe Summer with Teens & Tweens at Home

Ask Lina is a special editorial series where we invite you to send us your parenting questions in the comments below and our teen & tween emotional expert, Lina Acosta Sandaal, gives you tips that will help you navigate these crucial “in-between years.” Originally Posted in StopParentingAlone.com Children and parents alike look forward to the lazy […]

5 Super Easy Summer Skincare Tips for Teen Girls and Moms

Warmer weather calls for many changes regarding our body care. The cold weather is finally behind us, and now it’s time we switch up our beauty routine to a bit lighter regimen. The extra nourishing products should be replaced with those that will handle high temperatures much easier, providing you with flawless glow and radiant […]

Abuela’s Number One Skincare Tip for You and Your Teen (with Neutrogena Giveaway!)

This is part of a partnership with Neutrogena, but as always, all expressions are ours. **GIVEAWAY BELOW** To find reasons to wear consistent sunscreen and sun protection, especially throughout the hot summer months, I only need to remember my abuelita’s skin. It was beautiful, even at 87 when she passed. And surprisingly, she lived for […]

4 Fun Activities to Keep Kids’ Brains Active During Summer

Hello summer, hello beach time, and hello holidays! Also hello children, and hello countless hours spent playing video games and watching TV – everyone’s favourite summer activities. As a parent, you get a little bit relieved because they’re at least calm, but you cannot help feeling a bit nervous and wondering shouldn’t there be an […]

[Shopping] 50 Under $50 Super Cute One-Piece Swimsuits for Mothers & Teens

Having a swimsuit is mandatory come the summer months – even if you live in Miami, New York or Montana. Is just THAT piece that’s a staple in your closet. Even if you don’t have a beach close, you can always go to the weekend beach getaway, hit that YMCA pool, visit your friend’s house […]

[Photos] Celebrity Hairstylist Leo Rocco’s Step-by-Step for Soft Summer Curls for Short Hair

A whole new do, can mean a whole new you! Whether you’re contemplating a chop, or already rock a short cut, this simple hairstyle brought to you by  celebrity hairstylist Leo Rocco will become your go-to look. Soft waves infused with the nurturing goodness of coconut, you’ll fall in love with this terrific hairstyle that’s […]

[En Español] 16 consejos para mantener tus hijos seguros en el verano

El verano ya está a la vuelta de la esquina y tal vez estas  buscando maneras de disfrutar al aire libre. Ya sea un refrescante baño en una piscina, un paseo en bicicleta o simplemente abrir una ventana y sentir una brisa cálida, siempre debe tenerse en cuenta la seguridad. Se un “superhéroe de la […]

[VIDEO] Summer Skin Care Tips by Dermatologist, Dr. Barba (with Giveaway Inside!)

As we spend more time outdoors enjoying the sun and hopefully hit the water, it’s important to take some steps to maintaining healthy looking skin, especially during this time of the year when you get the most sun exposure and shave more often! Recently in Miami, we met with skin care expert and board certified dermatologist, […]

Summer Accessories – AVON GIVEAWAY

Avon provided giveaway items for this post. As always opinions are 100% our own.  By Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Los Tweens & Teens Creator During the summer I love to make my fashion a bit more fun. Tossing in bright colors and fresh fabrics like canvas and cotton makes for a more non-fuss look. My girls and […]

[#Shopping] 10 of the Coolest Swimsuits for Tween & Teen Boys we Found Online

With the end of the school year, there’s only one thing in the minds of teens & tweens….v a c a t i o n s! And these include summers visiting family abroad, weekend getaways, pool days and beach days. Spending time inside the water doesn’t mean that they can’t also look stylish and fashionable. […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Mask Craft

We had all of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures, cartoons, movies and more in our house.  My younger brother was a huge fan of the larger-than-life turtles who saved the world from the evil Shredder and had an obsession with pizza.  We’d spend afternoons deciding who would play which turtle and then reenact […]

Summer Party Ideas

Disclaimer: Party City provided us with items to put together this story, however all opinions are our own.  I personally LOVE summer!  I think it’s the best time of the year.  Vacations, trips to the beach, lazy mornings and longer evenings, what’s not to love? In my quest to celebrate summer and keep my children entertained, […]

Fourth of July Survival Kit for Moms

Disclaimer: Los Tweens was given some of the following items to review.  However, all opinions are our own. With three children ranging in ages from 12 to 2, the Fourth of July (like most holidays) can be stressful.  The day usually starts early with the kids waking up extra excited and ready to go.  We […]