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?
I was 11 when I got my first period. I was still at primary school and my sprouting breasts and hips had already caused me much embarrassment. So when I saw the blood in my undies my pubescent heart sank.
Shaving or waxing legs is a tricky topic that parents attempt to navigate with their children.
To the long list of body parts that adolescent girls worry about and want to tinker with, the Internet age has added a new one: the vulva.
A dad's text conversation with his daughter is going viral after he struggled to find the right 'sanitary towels' in Tesco.
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 Instead, the teen wrote a passionate essay outlining why the BMI is an "outdated" measure.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.