Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

The World of Parents and Their Tweens

Published August 2011: eHow Family & Relationships

The World of Parents and Their Tweens
Patience, Understanding and Love Help Children Navigate This Critical Period

Article Excerpt:

The tween years can be an exciting yet treacherous time for a child. Beyond an increased awareness of physical and emotional changes, these 8- to 12-year-olds clinging to childlike innocence are pushed into the world of adolescence. Continue reading

August 28, 2011 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parents vs. Tweens: Survival of the Fittest?

Published October 2010: ParentUSAcity.com

Parents vs. Tweens: Survival of the Fittest?

Article Overview:

The “tween” years have their own unique issues, as children ricochet back and forth between early childhood and beckoning adolescence.

But the relationship between parent and child doesn’t have to be a constant struggle. Continue reading

October 8, 2010 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , , , | Leave a comment