Now that your daughter is nearing the last few years of puberty, she probably wonders what is happening in a boy’s body at a similar age. Here are some suggestions about how to start that conversation with her.
What does your adolescent daughter know about keeping her female anatomy healthy? When she starts having regular periods, you know how important it is for her to feel confident that she is prepared for her period each month and that she understands feminine hygiene. This training could actually begin when your daughter is very young. [Read more…]
There are certainly many different opinions about whether or not a young girl, who is just beginning to have menstrual periods, should be encouraged to use a tampon. These concerns stem from different places. [Read more…]
The more your daughter understands about her period, the less fear she will feel as it approaches. If you talk to a group of young girls who will likely have their first period in the next few months, they are anxious about what is going to happen to them. It’s all about the blood. [Read more…]
When your son or daughter enters middle school, they look and act very much like a child. When they leave middle school, their features have matured and they have a very different attitude toward you and life in general. Very few parents are ready for this rapid change in their child. [Read more…]