When it comes to knowing what your adolescent understands about puberty, it is never too late to teach them. It becomes a little more difficult to get their attention after about 11 years old, but there are still important points for them to understand. Some schools offer limited instruction, but your child will benefit the most by learning from you. [Read more…]
Now that your adolescent is maturing, it is time to start peeling off the layers of armor that you began collecting from the moment you learned that you were pregnant. [Read more…]
The testicles are located in a sac of skin called the scrotum because they are very sensitive to temperature. The temperature inside the pelvis, where you would expect to find them, is too warm for them. [Read more…]
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.