Parenting a tween requires patience, resilience, vigilance, and an appreciation that the pre-teen ("tween") years are a key transition time. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the tween years, tweens' concerns, and much more.
How to Change Emotional Eating
Learn how to stop eating out of boredom, stress, sadness, or just plain habit with these four "emotional eating" tips from WebMD.
Talking to Your Pediatrician About Early Puberty
WebMD explains the signs of early puberty in your child -- and what to ask his or her doctor if you are concerned.
Help Your Teen Build a Better Body Image
Get tips on building self-esteem and a better self-image for your teenager. Help create a better body image for both boys and girls. Get tips from WebMD on helping your teenager develop a healthy body image.
Babysitting and Staying Home Alone: What Age Is Best?
When should you let your preteen stay home alone or babysit? WebMD offers guidelines for deciding when he or she is ready.
5 Mistakes Parents Make With Teens and Tweens
As your child grows into adolescence, you need to adapt your parenting skills for a teenager. Here are the top mistakes parents make with their teens and tweens, and how to avoid them.
Why Boys and Girls Learn Differently
Is your son's fidgeting and wriggling driving you to distraction? It's all perfectly normal.
Caught Your Kid Masturbating?
Here's what to do and what to say -- because how you react matters.
FIT Connection for Parents: Mood
Why do emotions matter for a healthy lifestyle? How you feel affects your eating, exercising, and energy, too.