Now that your adolescent is maturing, it is time to start peeling off the layers of armor that you began collecting from the moment you learned that you were pregnant. [Read more…]
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.
If you are a mom, you know how significant your monthly menstrual cycle is to your everyday life. It seems complicated, and so we might be hesitant to try to teach it to our daughters, even though we want them to have the information.
Adolescent girls are curious about the puberty experience for boys and what is changing in their body. They feel uncomfortable asking questions like this, so it is best to initiate the conversation yourself. [Read more…]