The transition of your baby-faced angelic son into a teenager can be a challenging time, especially when you’ve never had to deal with the hormones that can descend upon your home like a cyclone.
Are you worried about knowing how to tell when your sweet fairy-loving princess reaches puberty? Are you having trouble finding out because said ‘princess’ is locked up in her room?
We shouldn't make the mistake of trying to protect our children's innocence by maintaining their ignorance, writes Kasey Edwards.
An Indiana student has refused to complete a homework assignment asking her to define BMI. Instead, the teen wrote a passionate essay outlining why the BMI is an "outdated" measure.
How's this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don't like their bodies.
Growing pains are the most common childhood musculoskeletal condition. But for two centuries, its incidence, cause and treatment have baffled the health and medical community.
Here are six very obvious signs you now have a teenager in your midst.
I soon realised I'd unwittingly put my daughter in bed with the object of her affection when her sleepover buddy came out to me in a series of text messages.
Ever wondered why your eight-year-old son seems suddenly moody and fractious, falling out with friends or bursting into tears at the slightest provocation? Well, it may just be his hormones.
Most parents expect their role to change as their kids hit their teen years. But many don't realise quite how much their children's age affects the way they need to be fed.
Parents often underestimate the extent of their child's exposure to online porn.
What would you do if you found out your 10-year-old son had been accessing hardcore pornography on his smartphone? Would you block his access to porn or would you give him permission to keep looking at it?
First they gave us cartoon genitals for a kids' sex education show; now they have graced us with dancing, wigged tampons to teach children about menstruation.