A research has shown that vast number of parents finds it burdensome in teaching their young ones what Puberty is . Today I’ll be showing you 5 easy tips on how parents can help their children understand what puberty is all about.
WHAT IS PUBERTY?
Puberty is the process of Physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction. It is initiated by hormonal signals from the brainto the gonads: the ovaries in a girl, the testes in a boy. In response to the signals, the gonads produce hormones that stimulate libido and the growth, function, and transformation of the brain, bones, muscle,blood, skin, hair, breasts, and sex organs.Physical growth—height and weight—accelerates in the first half of puberty and is completed when an adult body has been developed. Until the maturation of their reproductive capabilities, the pre-pubertal physical differences between boys and girls are the external sex organs- According to Wikipedia.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PUBERTY.
1. Puberty has its own time
2. Puberty can bring insecurity
3. Bloomers face special challenges
4. Puberty does not mean maturity.
5 Ways Parents CAN HELP THEIR CHILDREN UNDERSTAND WHAT PURBETY IS.
1. Ask questions that invite conversion: to break the ice, talk about others experiences with puberty. For example, ask your daughter,’’ Have any of your classmates started talking about having periods yet?’’ you could ask your son,`` Do kids ridicule those who lag behind in physical development?’’.When adolescent start talking about how puberty affects others, it might be easier for them to open up about their own feelings and experiences.
2. Help your child develop wisdom and thinking ability: Puberty is not all about physical and emotional changes. During this stage ,your adolescent also develops reasonable skills that will help him or her make a good decisions in adulthood.
3. Be thorough when speaking with your child: According to cythia, she says that ,”my mom help me understand what was going on physically,” she added, but I wish she had helped me cope better emotionally.”
4. Discuss about puberty with your child before it starts:Let your child know what to expect, especially regarding menstruation(for girls) and nocturnal emissions(for boys). Those events begins suddenly and can be confusing and even frightening. While discussing this issues, let them know that puberty initiates a beneficial makeover that paves the way for adulthood.
5. Do not give up: young teens seems reluctant to talk to their parents about puberty. The adolescent who pretends to be uninterested , bored, disgusted, or stone deaf may be memorizing every word.
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