A great discussion to have with your 5-7-year-old daughter is about her ovaries. I love this picture from my book, I’m a Girl, Special Me. It helps a young girl to understand that the ovaries need special protection inside her body just like these tiny bird eggs need special care inside a bird’s nest.
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…]
Let’s talk about when your daughter might need to begin using tampons. [Read more…]
While your daughter is young, about 5-7 years-old, this is the perfect time to begin teaching her about her girl anatomy. It might surprise you to learn that I think the best place to begin is with the ovaries. [Read more…]
During this time of rapid brain development in your adolescent, one important lesson to teach them is to stand firm. [Read more…]