Posts tagged "puberty"

Book Review: Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up

Book Review: Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up
Puberty isn’t easy, for kids going through or their parents. But fear not! There is help available for both and Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up: Everything You Need to Know about Your Changing Body is a comprehensive book that takes away the fear, gives solid information and makes girls feel less alone. I really... Read more »

Wellcast video on puberty gives tweens tips to make it easier

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There’s a lot of information on puberty, and we’ve touched on the talks at school and books, but if we’re honest, tweens turn to the internet for a lot of their information.  That’s exactly why Wellcast has taken on the topic in the 5 minute video on puberty and its emotional consequences above. I really... Read more »

Books about puberty for tween boys and girls and their parents

<strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Care-Keeping-You-Revised/dp/1609580834/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1364092292&sr=8-1&keywords=care+and+keeping+of+you">Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls</a></strong> by Valorie Schaefer and illustrated by Josee Masse, and published through American Girl.  <br><br>Tween girls will find answers to questions about their changing body, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras, periods to pimples, and everything in between. Once you feel comfortable with what's happening, you'll be ready to move on to the The Care & Keeping of You 2!
Puberty and all the physical changes happening to tweens can be tough for parents and children to discuss. Books can be a good way for parents and their kids be literally on the same page about what adolescence has in store and what changes are still to come, and the books can serve as a... Read more »
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Boys are beginning puberty earlier, as young as 9 years old

Boys are beginning puberty earlier, as young as 9 years old
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in the November edition of its journal, Pediatrics, reports that early puberty is not jut happening to girls. Boys are also entering puberty earlier than they used to do so. How early are boys beginning puberty? Historically, boys were expected to begin puberty at 11 ½.  The large study... Read more »

I will never be the "cool mom" Book Review: Bonding over Beauty

I will never be the "cool mom"  Book Review: Bonding over Beauty
Bonding over Beauty by Erika Katz is targeted to moms of tween girls and the book aspires to be a “comprehensive guide on hair, skin, makeup, hair removal, puberty and more.” The book offers information and advice about everything from hair care of the hair you want (on your head), with to the removal of... Read more »