There’s this pervasive idea that when our beloved babies hit the tween years, they morph into hormone monsters who just can’t even with their parents' very existence.
But anyone who lives with a tween or teen knows the reality is a different, more complicated, beast.
Beloved authors, podcasters and mom-fluencers Cat and Nat (aka Catherine Belkamp and Natalie Telfer) are collectively parenting seven kids, ages 6-13. So who better to offer advice from the tween trenches?
They’re here with the hard truths (“It’s literally their job to hate you,” says Cat. “They get mad at us for breathing. Or having a side part. I’m not joking”)—as well as hope.