When a young girl sees spots of blood in her underwear for the first time, she has several different reactions. Of course, she realizes a big change has just taken place in her life and a few moments of panic may set in. [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 have an adolescent, you are not surprised to hear they have unpredictable emotional ups and downs. Why now? Here are three different reasons your adolescent struggles with his/her emotions.
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…]
You feel a lot of pain as your adolescent is pushing away from you to gain their independence. What is happening?