My daughter is also 12 and our situations are similar. With my daughter she is allowed to wear some light eye shadows (mommy has to approve) lightly tinted lip gloss and clear or brown mascara ( we started with only clear). At home when she will not be going out I allow her to experiment a little wi...
I found this article helpful and reading it reminded me my kids can do a lot more than I probably think.

https://www.todaysparent.com/kids/teach ... dependent/
One of my daughters did something similar when she was little but she took a gift card because she liked the picture and thought they were free. When we got home and I discovered she had taken it we had a long discussion about right and wrong and why she thought it was ok to take in this case she th...
When my first daughter was a baby she had what looked like a heat rash we found out she was not tolerating regular formula as well as had heat rash. I switched her formula to soy formula at the advice of her Dr. and also made sure she was dressed in clothes that she would be cool in. After about a w...
For me it was Mexican food even though I would want it as soon as I smelled it I would feel sick.
Yes!!! I also got pregnant while on birth control. I took my pill everyday at 6 am ( dr. said take it about the same time everyday so I set myself an alarm). When I found out I was pregnant I was already about 3 month along since the birth control I was taking sometimes made it so I didn't get a per...
I haven't been through this personally but my sister is dealing with the same thing. Every time my nephew goes to visit his mom he comes home and treats my sister horribly. We can't figure out if it's his mom putting stuff in his head about how my sister isn't his mom or if it's just normal teen stu...
It really depends on maturity level. My oldest daughter would be able to go out with friends unsupervised (in a public place such as the mall) now she is 12. I would have guidelines it would only be allowed for and hour maybe 2 and it would be on a weekend during the day ( I should also add I would ...
I also monitor my daughter's social media accounts in our household at her age it is a rule that mommy has to have access to all her accounts or she will not be able to use them.
My daughter is 12 she has had a couple social media accounts (not many). She also has an email account that I set up on her phone ( she does not know her password only I have it). I check her accounts regularly and that is one of our rules to have her accounts ( I also have all passwords). She also ...