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.

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Would You Plan a 'Period Party' for Your Daughter?

Some parents are taking the taboo out of menstruation by formally celebrating their daughter's first period. 
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One Mom Outraged After Discovering Calvin Klein Makes Padded Bras for Young Girls

Illinois mom Angela Fellars sparked an interesting debate on Facebook when she discovered Calvin Klein has padded bras for 6-year-olds. 
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4 Reasons Your Child Should Visit an Endocrinologist

Parents are increasingly insisting their otherwise healthy kids have hormone-related tests unnecessarily. Experts say to consider these issues in their context. 
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Why Are Stores Still Selling Padded Training Bras?

Clothing retailer Primark is being blasted on social media for sexualizing young girls by selling them padded bras.
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Is 8 Years Old the New Age of a Tween? Here's What Parents Should Know

Legos and lip gloss. Jungle gyms and Justin Bieber. Experts weigh in on what it means to be a tween nowadays and how to keep your kids from growing up too fast.
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"I Caught My Tween Masturbating"

One parent wonders what to do now that she caught her adolescent daughter masturbating.
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Would You Throw Your Daughter a 'Period Party' Like This Mom Did?

No shame and plenty of cake: This mom celebrated her daughter's first period loud and proud with a full-on period party.