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.
Have you prepared your son for his first kiss? As parents, we are concerned about our adolescents having sex when they are too young. That’s a legitimate concern. But holding hands and enjoying a deeper relationship with a girl, is also part of becoming a young adult. Let’s begin by preparing him for his first kiss. [Read more…]
Let’s not just hope for the best with our sons. If you want him to respect the girls in his life, I’m pretty sure he is going to need some input from you. Small talks that make him think will work the best. He will certainly resist and make you feel uncomfortable, but this topics is important. [Read more…]
What does your adolescent daughter know about keeping her female anatomy healthy? When she starts having regular periods, you know how important it is for her to feel confident that she is prepared for her period each month and that she understands feminine hygiene. This training could actually begin when your daughter is very young. [Read more…]