From training bras and that first period to cracking voices and facial hair, here's a parent's guide to getting your son or daughter through puberty. Learn how to help with acne, social situations, and more.
Can't talk about the birds and the bees? Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," gives you the matter-of-fact ways to talk about sex.
The time to get your child on board with body care is well before puberty starts.
With pornography potentially just a click away from our kids' eyes online, should we explain what it is? And how?
Take our quiz to find out if it's time to have the "puberty chat" with your kid. And if it is time--have no fear! Our expert advice will make it easier.Take Quiz
One parent wonders what to do now that she caught her adolescent daughter masturbating.
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Help your child understand that masturbation is private but not shameful. Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," shares how you can explain this natural part of growing up.
It can be uncomfortable talking about the changes your child's body is going through. Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," gives tips on how you can avoid an embarrassing dialogue.
Mature one minute, having a meltdown the next. Welcome to the erratic behavior of a pre-tween. Experts demystify this new phase.
The latest on early puberty and how to help your child through it.
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Check out this age-based guide to your child's hygiene.
Jan Faull, MEd, responds to a parent's concern over her teen daughter's school-year peer-group dread.
Although parents may worry that early signs of puberty in kids as young as 7 or 8 are cause for concern, the AAP says this is not always the case.
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No shame and plenty of cake: This mom celebrated her daughter's first period loud and proud with a full-on period party.