For all the things that puberty is – scary, exciting, confusing – the one thing it’s not is easy. Ask any adolescent. Heck, ask any parent of an adolescent.
From changing bodies to changing minds, our kids are developing into young men and women before our very eyes and if the very thought of these strange and wonderful changes leaves you feeling a bit helpless, know that you’re not alone.
As our kids struggle to make sense of living in their ever-changing bodies, what they need more than ever is solid information about what these changes really mean.
Listen, I know initiating the “puberty talk” can feel a little uncomfortable, but with a little planning, it doesn’t have to be.
Take a look this video that details 6 steps to talking to your tween about their changing body – and best of luck and hugs and deep breaths.