Your adolescent son has maybe questioned in his own mind what happens to a girl each month that results in a period. He sees feminine hygiene ads, hears girls talking about their periods, and he has probably noticed changes in you during the month. It is unlikely that he will ask about it, but if some information came his way, he would appreciate it.
If you are raising an adolescent son, you might feel like every day is a game of catch me if you can. It seems to be their daily goal to find a way around you as you strive to guide their tumultuous life. [Read more…]
I was sitting next to a 14-year-old boy recently and I noticed that he kept pulling at his shirt so that it covered the front of him. He seemed nervous about something and then I realized, he was preparing for battle with his penis that wanted to become erect without reason. [Read more…]
Have you noticed that your adolescent son has become unusually concerned about how he looks and what he is wearing? This typically comes as a surprise to most parents because their son certainly didn’t express these concerns just a year ago. With middle school right around the corner, why such a change? [Read more…]
Have you prepared your son for his first kiss? As parents, we are concerned about our adolescents having sex when they are too young. That’s a legitimate concern. But holding hands and enjoying a deeper relationship with a girl, is also part of becoming a young adult. Let’s begin by preparing him for his first kiss. [Read more…]