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The goal is to start small and build on that foundational knowledge in a developmentally appropriate way as your child grows—rather than trying to pile on information all at once.+ read more
Tweens and the parents of tweens: we salute you!+ read more
“Trust and respect is a two-way street. Trust them and respect them and they will find it easier to trust and respect you.”+ read more
“Openly talking about puberty, or exploring the now growing number of period protection alternatives, we can break down the taboos associated with menstruation. It’s just your body working normally, and there is nothing negative about that!”+ read more
These conversation cards are a crucial step to re-shaping the next generation into empowered, self-assured individuals who are equipped with factual information to make healthy decisions.+ read more
Thanks to Common Sense Media’s top ten book picks, talking about puberty just got a whole lot easier (and a whole lot less embarrassing) for everyone.+ read more
As we watch our children develop, we continually measure and talk to them about their height and weight development throughout their childhood. We don’t measure them once and then never talk about it again. We need to view our child’s sexual development in the same way—sexual development does not equal sexual activity.+ read more
Amid my internal freak out session about my 7-year-old stepping into the first signs of puberty, I stopped myself. I didn’t want the words coming out of my mouth to be from somebody else. I wanted to explain to her, what was happening, in the best way.+ read more
Those tasty cookies are more than a treat—they’re supporting communities, too.+ read more
Trade in that “Kidz Bop” for classic rock before it’s too late.+ read more
Here’s how to stop putting off The Talk and dodging your kids questions.+ read more
“Does being a mother mean your life mainly consists of potty-training, play dates, naps, report cards and trips to Target?”+ read more
Surprising new research reveals more insight into children and gender identity.+ read more
This latest study puts to rest the controversy regarding the potential role of cow’s milk formula in the development of Type 1 diabetes.+ read more
It is not easy being a teen today. I know, every generation thinks the next one has it so much more complicated, but it’s true! Kids today have to navigate a much more complex world than I did 25 years…+ read more
Should you take your kid to this Harry Potter-inspired spoof? Here’s our review!+ read more
You watch your daughter, coming to terms with being 12. She’s not a little girl, nor a teenager (quite) She’s just… boring old 12. Annoying old 12. Pimple spots introducing themselves from around every corner, limbs resembling a baby giraffe.…+ read more
American Girl has just released the male counterpart to its best-selling puberty book for girls.+ 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…
Photo: Bump Clube and Beyond
Every parent’s worst fear is having their child subjected to sexual harassment and defilement.
In many communities, most especially traditional ones where the culture keeps kids at bay by the unsaid kids-are-to-be-seen-but-not-heard, listen-to-your-elders, treat-your-elders-with-respect mentality,…
Photo: Caden Crawford
Last night my husband ran to the store for me to pick up some sanitary products. He made a comment about another woman being in the aisle with him.
And it got me thinking about how many…
10 Reasons Single Motherhood Rocks!
Pleasing kids is hard. Pleasing a spouse is sometimes harder. Having one less person to take care of kind of has its benefits.
Want to watch that romantic drama…+ read more