Latest Tween Stories

2013-05-09 23:31:40

KidzVuz polled thousands of tweens across the country to find out what they really want in a family vacation, with surprising results. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 KidzVuz, the video review and sharing site for kids, polled thousands of 7-12 year-old boys and girls about what´s important to them in a family vacation, and the results were surprising. Here´s what kids had to say: 43% of kids said the Breakfast Buffet was most important. 33% thought having a Pool mattered most...

2013-05-06 23:24:14

FPgirl by Fashion Playtes turns to KidzVuz to get video auditions from tween girls hoping to be the next FPgirl Fashion Reporter. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 KidzVuz, the video review and sharing site and app for kids, and FPgirl, the style and fashion destination for tween girls, have joined forces to find the next girl fashion reporter. The search kicks off with a video contest asking girls to show off their fashion savvy and style. "Fashion has always been a very popular topic for...

Social Spies: Parents Join Facebook To Keep Tabs On Their Kids
2013-02-18 10:25:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s a statistic which nearly any teenager or college-student will readily verify. According to the Education Database Online, one half of all parents on Facebook are there purely to keep tabs on their offspring. What´s more, 43 percent of parents polled said they visited their child´s Facebook page daily, looking at pictures from the previous weekend and reading wall posts. The Education Database Online shares...

2013-01-17 23:02:26

Award categories range from Best App to Video Game for a TV Series, from Best Tweens 9-14 Series to Marketing Campaign for a Toy or Game. Entry deadline is February 20, 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Cynopsis Media today launched a call for entries for its second annual Cynopsis: Kids !magination Awards, honoring the programming, marketing and advertising that drives the kids content industry´s success. The Cynopsis: Kids !magination Awards, open to kids & tween...

2012-12-15 05:01:09

Pandora Corp. is reminding parents to make sure this year´s big holiday gifts don´t open Pandora´s Box in 2013. PC Pandora computer monitoring software will help parents keep their kids safe from Internet predators and thwart cyberbullying while using those new PCs. For the rest of December, parents can get a copy of PC Pandora at no cost! New York, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 The holidays are here, the shopping season is in full swing, and a lot of high-tech toys are sure...

Teens Should Be Retested For Hearing Loss
2012-12-11 07:00:13

[ Watch the Video: Teens and Tweens Should Get Tested for Hearing Loss ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Parents strongly favor required hearing screenings for children and teens under the age of 18, according to results released Monday from the University of Michigan´s National Poll on Children's Health. The poll asked the parents whether they´d support requirements for hearing screening, and where they would prefer to have the screenings...

Generation Gap Online Between Parents And Teenagers
2012-11-15 06:49:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Teenagers are more connected than ever, and understand online privacy and safety issues differently than previous generations, according to a new study from the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) that investigated the online generation gap between parents and teens. The survey found that found 91% of parents say they know what their teens do online and with their mobile phones. However, just 62% of teens say their parents are...

Pageants Arent Always Just About The Kids
2012-10-28 05:50:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Read our exclusive interview with Martina M. Cartwright about her research. Although Honey Boo Boo has captured the imagination of the American audience with her boisterous personality, she isn't the only little girl on the beauty pageant circuit. Thousands of children compete each year, and a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry takes a critical look at these pageants....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.