I have bad news: The tween years are basically the toddler years on steroids.
Candy Mickels Mejia
Candy Mickels Mejia is a Gen X mom who writes for her own blog Slightly Overcaffeinated. Her work has also appeared on Mamalode, The Mighty, Club Mid on Scary Mommy, and Huffington Post. Candy is a mother to two girls and wife to a running-obsessed husband. Follow her on Twitter @cmickelsmejia.
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