What’s Happening to My Tween
What’s Happening to My Tween

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  • The brain and body changes we associate with the teen years are already beginning at ages 8 through twelve.
  • Questions about sexuality, drugs, and body image are on your child’s mind earlier than you may expect.
  • As kids develop more autonomy, we need new, less direct, strategies to communicate.
How to Prepare Your Child for Puberty
How to Prepare Your Child for Puberty

Article at a Glance Create a safe place for your children to ask questions by gradually talking to your children about their bodies as they grow and develop. It is very important that your children know what changes to expect before they start puberty. Children worry a lot about fitting in. Assure them that the … Continue reading “How to Prepare Your Child for Puberty”

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