This is a very personal and concerning topic related to boy puberty. Approximately 2/3 of boys 13-14 years old notice an increase in the size of one or both of their breasts. Enlargement of the breast(s) is called gynecomastia and indicates that breast tissue is forming. [Read more…]
If you were to ask your adolescent how many questions are too many to ask, they would probably say ONE.
Most parents tell me that it is difficult to get information out of their adolescent. We quickly can become scared that they aren’t talking to us because [Read more…]
If you were to ask the parent of a teenager the one recommendation they would give to parents whose kids are fast approaching those years, they would likely say, “Keep communication open.” [Read more…]
As your daughter enter the young teenage years, ages 13-15, there are many new challenges you will face. Among them is your daughter’s first day driving the family car, a love relationship that scares you a little, and beginning talks about what to do after graduation. [Read more…]
By the time your adolescent enters middle school, they will begin to question the world around them and especially you. While we want them to grow in their desire to question people and situations, they also need help understanding healthy boundaries between them and authority figures. [Read more…]