By the time your son is 11-years-old, he has entered puberty and you have likely seen lots of changes in him.
An important piece of information for your 8-9 year old daughter is what happens to the eggs that have been protected inside her ovaries. This age is a little young to talk about the menstrual cycle and hormones, but you can begin a discussion with her about ovulation.
If you are raising a son who is 8-10 years old, I would like to help you prepare him for the changes he is going to experience during puberty.
What do you say when your 6-year-old daughter asks where babies come from? You knew this question was coming and now it is here.
No matter what the age of your adolescent, as you reflect back upon the year, there are high points and low points in your parenting. It is like you need a whole new playbook as you encounter hormone swings and changing brain function.