You’d be surprised how many girls aren’t prepared for their first periods and how much misinformation about menstruation they retain.
When it comes to alcohol, it's important to put up a united front as parents.
Peer pressure can influence teens to do something they wouldn’t usually do or stop them from doing something they would like to do.
Puberty creates some interesting challenges for teenagers and their parents. One of the most ‘interesting’ of these challenges is the crazy rush of hormones that can drive our teens boy- or girl-crazy.
Most children will have picked up things from the media or from whispers in the playground about sex, so parents need to have a frank discussion so their children are getting reliable information.
We drum into our kids that they need to talk, to somebody they trust, just get it out … but are we really letting go enough to allow them to do that?