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Jingle Ball 2017: A tween parent’s guide

Jingle Ball 2017: A tween parent’s guide

Like many South Florida parents, I spend a lot of time trapped, wait … I spend a lot of quality time in my car with the kids, enduring, uh, enjoying the music of today’s most insufferable, dang, influential singing stars. I listen to a lot of pop music.

And surely, all those trips to volleyball, baseball and basketball practice have prepared me for the ride to Y100’s Jingle Ball at the BB&T Center on Sunday, Dec. 17, when I’ve been planning to impress my daughter and her crew with some pop-star knowledge. But, as I have learned in the past week, just because I know Charlie Puth from Shawn Mendes, doesn’t mean I know what’s cool with my kids. In talking...