Women are super. So, why do we call each other names? Illustration by Dori Hartley Yesterday, a friend casually mentioned a conversation she and her 9-year-old niece had shared. Apparently, the little girl was concerned with the way sh...Do you really want your daughters to sound like Snookie?
If you think periods are depressing as an adult, think how you'd feel if you were younger than 12. Credit: Getty
Hmm, how to put this delicately? Aunt Flo is in town.Scarlett is returning to Tara. The Red Army is marching south. Th...Bloating, cramping and bleeding before age 12 is depressing? Stop the presses!
Nervous about the puberty and sex talk? Get professional help. Credit: Getty ImagesWho can forget talking about the birds and the bees with Mom and Dad? Or maybe that topic was too taboo for your parents to even touch. Chances are if they ...When it comes to the sex and puberty talk, many of today's mothers want to do better with their own daughters than their parents did with them.
The Brave Heart Society believes that the transition to womanhood is something to be celebrated. Courtesy of The Brave Heart SocietyRemember when the onset of your first period was a clandestine event marked by "the talk?" Your mom marched you...Remember when getting your period was a mortifying event? Not anymore. A group of South Dakota women have revived and reinvented a centuries-old ritual that celebrates a girl's entrance into womanhood.
A good friend told me the best parenting advice she ever got: Your child will let you know what she is ready for. So, don't buy her a bike for her birthday if she hasn't asked for one; wait until she expresses a desire for a bike, then buy the bi...
Science may not have figured out exactly what causes some girls to hit puberty early, but experts are working on how to help those girls get through it. It is well established that girls who experience early onset puberty often struggle with behavior...
It's a cold, hard fact for parents of girls: some day you'll be dealing with menstruation and how you handle the situation will greatly affect how your daughter feels about the process. Instead of treating it as "The Curse" or something embarrassin...