We often think of teaching our young girls about how to protect themselves from unwanted touching, but our sons are also vulnerable. The 5-7 age group is the time to teach them how to protect themselves.
Coming in the next few weeks is a new book that I am very excited for you to see. It is called I’m a Boy, How Are Girls Different? This book is written for boys who are 13+ years old. The book contrasts how puberty is different for girls than for boys. It is written to prepare your son for the 5th book in the series called I’m a Boy, Sexual Maturity written for 15+ year old boys. [Read more…]
Don’t you think it is interesting that your 11-13-year-old son is suddenly concerned about any little bump he sees on his face?
It might be time to begin preparing your 9-10-year-old daughter for her first period. This is an uncertain time for young girls. Although they tend to be uncomfortable talking about it, I have noticed how much they appreciate an opportunity to ask questions and learn what to expect.
If you have been following my blogs, you know that I encourage parents of boys to begin teaching them about their body as early as possible.