We all have a basic human need for physical affection – to be touched in ways that feel safe and comforting, or sometimes in ways that simply create pleasure. So, let's talk about the role of self-touch in helping her grow up confident about her body.
Have you ever considered lowering expectations to avoid disappointment? Guilty. Not only have I thought it, but I'm pretty sure I've said it out loud to my children. There's a learning curve to finding the right balance, but luckily, we have some research from Psychology to guide us.
Real quick - Tell me what word you would use to label this group of emotions: happy, joyful, confident, excited, victorious 😁 Ok, how about these? angry, jealous, sad, lonely, scared 😭 Did you use positive and negative? Good and bad? Healthy and unhealthy? When I ask...
When things are unpredictable, it’s normal to feel anxious (hello new school year; hello puberty). When adults are anxious, kids absorb that anxiety and add it to their own, magnifying the impact. And when kids are anxious (like maybe now as they see the back to...
Girls are not just curious about how their own bodies will change, they ask a ton of questions about how puberty affects other kids. How much should they learn about each other? You know my answer: ALL of it. If she has a brother, it can help. We have no boys, so I had to get creative.
What’s one of the first remarks you hear when a girl or woman becomes tearful, or angry, or frustrated? She must be PMSing. Actually, it's probably not PMS, and it really annoys me when I hear those comments (and, no, I’m not PMSing). Read on for the facts you need to understand PMS and how to help it (and know when it's NOT PMS).
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