Posts tagged "tweens"

These 10-Year-Olds Dance Better Than We Ever Will

Witness these adorable 10-year-old dancers, shaking their booties to fellow tween Willow Smith's hit single, "Whip My Hair." Apparently the video was made in three hours. These are some talented little ladies. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 9, 2010

Little Girls Scandalized That Miley Cyrus Is Growing Up!

Miley Cyrus: HOW DARE SHE AGE! It's not just crusty old farts who are scandalized by the "overt sexualization" of that brazen hussy. The New York Times spoke with a handful of middle school teenyboppers who miss her good, clean fun. Girls think Miley has "gone too far" and some of them are marching off…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 10, 2010

‘Tweens Behaving Badly

Even if 'tweens totally terrify you, you must show them some love for what they consistently do well—they bring the mother-effing ruckus. No matter what year, no matter what conditions, no matter what cute boy is involved, ‘tweens are kind of like cockroaches. Nothing on earth can keep them from causing a hysterical scene over…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 23, 2009

Cheapskate: Alloy’s Casual Clothes Aren’t Just For Tweens And Teens

There are two nice things about clothes made for teenagers: 1) They are usually very trend focused, and 2) They are generally inexpensive because what adolescent has loads of money to spend on clothes. These two factors mean that you can try out the latest craze even if you're low on dough. This season, short…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 14, 2008

Tweens And Teens Victims Of Dating Abuse

The sad, sad results of a national survey showed that about 3 percent of girls between 12 and 17 said they had been the victim of dating violence, which includes physical abuse, sexual assault, and being threatened with a weapon. In the same age group, 0.6 percent of boys said they'd been a victim. According…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 23, 2008

Beyonce Plays Dress Up With Your Kids

If you can't trust Beyonce to not tart up your kids, who can you trust? The singer has a line of clothing called House of Dereon -- which is horrible, by the way, I have tried it on at my discount department store and BLECH -- and she's now releasing a line for little girls.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 9, 2008

“Mummy, Can I Have A Boob Job For My Birthday?”

Meet Georgia. Georgia is 12. Georgia wants a boob job for her 13th birthday. It's no wonder -- Georgia's mom, Alicia Douvall, has had over 50 plastic surgeries, 12 of which were on her breasts alone. (Seriously? She looks like such a natural beauty!) But don't worry! Douvall isn't the kind of terrible mother who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 15, 2008

Tesco Markets Padded Bras To The Tween Set

Padded bras for pre-teens. You heard right. Because your little sister desperately needs something to go along with her thong -- the perfect outfit for when she's up late at night playing Miss Bimbo. [Telegraph U.K.]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 14, 2008

Aspiring To Be Miss Bimbo

Most kids know more about the internet than their parents and grandparents, which is why it scares us that there are sites like Miss Bimbo out there targeting our little girls. The interactive game lets you "become the hottest, coolest most famous bimbo ever!" Because Paris Hilton doesn't already have that job covered? Okay. User…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2008

Disturbing Fashion Trend: Tween Thongs

We just started wearing thongs, like, yesterday. [Not really, but we have only three pairs and we hate every second of wearing them.] They are uncomfortable and expose the not-so-cute butt cheeks and only serve one purpose and that is to prevent VPL when we're wearing something tight or sheer-ish. Which is why we don't…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 4, 2007