Raising an adolescent daughter is emotionally challenging for most parents. Girls in the 10+ age group tend to begin a long period of time, several years, when their opinions and ideas change considerably from the more simple ideas of their childhood days. They are changing because of the effects of both brain development and hormonal changes happening to their body. They are also fighting their way into a more independent lifestyle that brings greater emotional challenges into their lives.
Maybe he won’t say it but this is what he feels after you talk to him about wet dreams.
I thought this picture captured how most moms feel most of the time when they are raising young teenagers … in over their head!
The time to begin teaching your son about his boy anatomy is when he is 5-7-years-old. Little boys are very curious when they are young and so it’s fun to teach them.
Seeing blood has always been a sign that something is very wrong. It’s important that our daughters learn that menstrual blood does not mean something is wrong. It is the result of a healthy cleansing of the inside of the uterus. It is good for us.