As a tween, you probably want to please others around you and be the best you can be, and this article can probably help you.

Method 1
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Keeping a Good Relationship with Your Parents

  1. Go to bed when you are told, and do chores if you are required to do so. If you are unhappy with a particular rule, speak with your parents (and other household members) about changing it.
  2. Treat others as you would like to be treated. Say please and thank you, and have good table manners.
  3. Make an effort to get them something nice that they will like.
  4. They love you, and it will make them happy to know you love them.
  5. Although you are almost a teenager, it is important to spend time with family!
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Method 2
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Succeeding in School

  1. This will help you in learning new and important things.
  2. In order to get good grades, you will have to pass exams, and it can really help to revise a few days before the test. Ask family members and friends to quiz you on things.
  3. Contributing to the class is also great, as you can teach others new things!
  4. If your school doesn't have one, wear suitable clothes (such as jeans, t-shirt and sneakers). When you wear makeup make sure you aren't wearing it to "fix" yourself- instead try to wear it for fun. You're perfect without makeup but experimenting with it can be really fun.
  5. They are there for a reason.
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Method 3
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Dressing Appropriately

    • For everyone, a good selection would be casual dresses, formal dresses, jackets, leggings, t-shirts, tights, jeans, flats, heels, boots and trainers.
  1. Smart shoes should be kept for school and special occasions, and for daily activities casual shoes should be worn.
  2. In winter you will need a coat, and in summer you will probably want to wear light, loose clothing.
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Method 4
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Behaving Age Appropriately

  1. This age is when you could start traveling to school is a good start.
  2. Even though your parents will still cook meals for you, it's a good skill to learn!
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