When it comes to knowing what your adolescent understands about puberty, it is never too late to teach them. It becomes a little more difficult to get their attention after about 11 years old, but there are still important points for them to understand. Some schools offer limited instruction, but your child will benefit the most by learning from you. [Read more…]
One predominant characteristic of the adolescent years is a drive for independence. They will resist control at all costs. They are creative and determined to make their own choices and secure their own destiny. Therefore, they will find a way to be free as your control tightens around them. [Read more…]
Most adolescents are not known for their thankful spirit. But, now is the time to inspire it. [Read more…]
During this time of rapid brain development in your adolescent, one important lesson to teach them is to stand firm. [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.