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.
Becoming a Woman - Changes in Your Body
While these changes might make you feel unsure of yourself at times, they can also be exciting. You are becoming a young woman! Learning about what is going on with your body will help you get through these changes.
What to Expect When Girls Hit Puberty
Going through puberty means a lot of physical and emotional changes for girls. Learn what to expect.
Back-to-School To-Do List: Middle School
WebMD offers a to-do list to help you send your child to middle school healthy, organized, and ready to learn.
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.
The Facts about Puberty (for Guys)
There are a few things guys should understand about their bodies when they are going through puberty.
Dental Health Care for Children: Tots, Tweens, and Teens
Your children's dental health needs change as they grow. Keep their smiles bright with these top tooth tips.
WebMD discusses the freedoms and responsibilities children are given with free-range parenting.
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.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Delicious, Nutritious Foods for Tweens
See how delicious food can mean healthy eating for kids. Find out how to make tasty choices for healthy meals and after-school snacks.
Preparing Tweens for Middle School
As tweens head to middle school, they face new social situations. This slideshow helps parents talk to tweens about peer pressure and other issues.
Slideshow: Preparing Tweens for Middle School
Ice Cream Quiz: Pick the Best Frozen Treats
Popsicles, sundaes, frozen yogurt, and milkshakes! Take this quiz and show us how much you know about picking the healthiest ice cream treats for you.
Happiness Quiz: Do You Know How to Get in a Good Mood?
Learn the secrets to happiness by taking this quiz. See how you score, and find out if you know how to turn a frown upside down.
Santa Trivia: How Healthy is Santa?
Show us what you know about Santa. And get the inside scoop on how he works out at the North Pole, why he's so jolly, what he eats, and more. Play and see how you score.
Celebrity Workout Quiz: How Do Stars Exercise?
How well do you know your celebrities? Take this quiz and see how stars like Justin Bieber, Robert Pattinson, and Katy Perry workout.