The later elementary years are sometimes called the "Tween Years." These children are growing rapidly and moving quickly toward adolescence. It's often during this stage that your child is most impressionable. Sometimes though, bad attitudes, disrespect, and a lack of cooperation can muddy the waters. Learn from the experts how best to navigate these years and take advantage of the tremendous opportunities they bring. These children are making significant developmental leaps in their cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual growth. You'll want to keep up by making some important parenting shifts. Understanding how best to help a child through these years is essential.