Tweens are INTENSE! But there are steps that you can take to minimize the tween intensity in their lives. Everyone is happier when tweens are less intense!

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  1. Great ideas! My kids are grown and gone, but we basically did the same thing. Instead of soccer or baseball on Saturday mornings, we were camping and hiking together.

  2. This article was just what I needed. I have twins who just turned 13 and couldn’t be more different. One is VERY sensitive to all that is going on in his life and the other is very laid back and easy going. I love that you give moms permission to NOT over schedule. It seems like if they aren’t in 3 activities, you’re doing something wrong. My heart knows that’s not right and I’m so glad to hear another mom agrees! This was a breath of fresh air for this mama of 3 teens!

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