If you have an adolescent, you are not surprised to hear they have unpredictable emotional ups and downs. Why now? Here are three different reasons your adolescent struggles with his/her emotions.
It is such a joy to see so many young girls participating in sports and taking a serious interest in the care of their body.
Exercise is one of the secrets to both mental and physical happiness but as with everything else about our body, there are limits. The extremes of too much exercise or too little exercise has consequences. [Read more…]
After you have raised a child through puberty, you can become very good at spotting a child who is in puberty. One of the first clues I notice is a change in how they look. Before they start to hit growth spurts that take them taller, their face looks more round and they seem a little more [Read more…]
There are many changes that you will notice as your child begins to mature through puberty. Parents are usually caught off guard by these changes and their first thought is that something is wrong.
Let me assure you, everything is probably fine. Your child is experiencing rapid changes in their brain as well as hormonal changes in their body and it will seem like they woke up one day and they were a different person. [Read more…]
The first four lessons in this series contain information that you probably already had planned to teach your daughter during puberty to prepare her for this important transition in her life.
Let me ask you this…
When you were your daughter’s age, did anyone explain to you about why you have a period each month and the importance of female hormones? [Read more…]