The testicles are located in a sac of skin called the scrotum because they are very sensitive to temperature. The temperature inside the pelvis, where you would expect to find them, is too warm for them. [Read more…]
Does it feel too early to start a conversation with your eight or nine-year-old child about puberty? As you watch them playing with their friends, you might feel like it is too soon. But, trust me, this change is already starting inside their body.
You feel a lot of pain as your adolescent is pushing away from you to gain their independence. What is happening?
On a thankfulness scale of 1-5 (with 5 being the best), where would you place your adolescent?
When they were just young children, we could ask them to say “thank you” at the appropriate times and most children willingly made the correct response. Now that they are older, you just have to hope for the best. [Read more…]
Celebrate Puberty Moments are brief mini-lessons about puberty from me to you.
The topic for this month: Changes in the Scrotum
Changes in the scrotum begin to happen when boys are entering early puberty at about 8-10 years old. [Read more…]