If you’re a mom in her 40s and have a daughter in her early teens and in puberty, you may have noticed some similarities between what you and her are experiencing at the same time.
When you think back to what you were taught about your female anatomy, starting your first period, and issues with reproduction, there was probably a lot of information missing. Now that you have a child, it can make this a very different experience for them.
I understand that you, as a parent, are naturally cautious when someone else teaches your child about reproduction.
If your child is in 5th grade, you will probably be facing this challenge. Most public schools have in their curriculum some type of presentation about puberty during the 5th grade year. [Read more…]