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 Use the FIT Platform
WebMD and Sanford Health help parents and kids get fit. Learn how to use the FIT Platform to create physical and emotional habits that foster a healthy weight.
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.
What Parents Need to Know About Early Puberty
Seeing signs of early puberty in your child can be worrisome. WebMD provides some basic facts about the causes of precocious puberty and how it might affect your child.
Should You Invade Your Tween's Privacy?
In the vast world of cyber-communications, it can be hard to know when -- and when not -- to peek at your adolescent's on-line life.
FIT Connection for Parents: Mood
Why do emotions matter for a healthy lifestyle? How you feel affects your eating, exercising, and energy, too.
Overweight Children: Depression Eating
For some overweight children, eating may be linked with depression. Learn the signs of depression eating and what parents can do to help.
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.