—What does your son know about wet dreams? —Is he prepared if one happens? —How to keep the conversation from being awkward. Can you imagine the surprise when your son wakes up one morning to find his sheets are wet? He immediately thinks he might…[Read more...]
What Just Happened?
October 24, 2022 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
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Slowly Walk Through Puberty
September 8, 2022 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
*Talk about puberty along the way *Let your child discover puberty small steps at a time When I started thinking about how to teach topics like puberty to young kids, I was convinced the best way was to teach the parents and then they could…[Read more...]
Why Is There Such a Change in the Emotions of Your Preteen Adolescent?
September 16, 2021 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
If you have a child in the 11-12-year-old age group, you know that puberty has arrived! They even begin to look different as the puberty hormones rush through their body and bring about lots of physical changes. But what is as significant during these same…[Read more...]
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How to Tackle the Topic of Sex Education at Home
August 26, 2021 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
It seems that the schools are in a turmoil about what to teach your kids about all kinds of topics. Parents are also feeling confused about what their kids are learning in school. What I think is good about the turmoil is that parents are…[Read more...]
What is a Sign Your Son is Sexually Mature?
August 5, 2021 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
When does an adolescent become sexually mature? A sign that a girl has reached sexual maturity is when she is having regular monthly periods. For a boy, a sign that he has reached sexual maturity is when he begins having ejaculations. Erections of his penis…[Read more...]
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