Sooner or later, the time will likely come when your daughter wants to know how boy anatomy is different than girl anatomy. They may even ask about this topic more than once in their lifetime, for different reasons. Certainly, your answer will depend on your…[Read more...]
Girls Should Learn About Boy Anatomy Too
March 22, 2017 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
What Does Your Teenage Son Know About Sex?
March 2, 2017 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
"I don’t want my son to learn about sex from a pornographic website." This is probably one of the top concerns I hear from parents of boys. And, I agree. I don’t wish that for them either. But they are curious and unfortunately, these sites…[Read more...]
Is Your Daughter Prepared for the Puberty Talk in Her School?
April 4, 2016 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
If your daughter is in 5th or 6th grade, she will probably attend a class for a "puberty talk" in the next few months. Many schools offer good content for kids and I encourage you to find out what your school will be teaching. No matter…[Read more...]
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This is it. Your daughter is getting her period.
September 1, 2015 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
That special time in your daughter’s life has arrived. Your daughter is either about to have her first period or maybe she started having her period recently. You remember the apprehension from your early puberty days about having to deal with blood and pads, and…[Read more...]
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I’m Sounding the Alarm!
August 28, 2015 Written by: Dr. Shelley Metten
I have been reading through various blogs this week to find interesting articles for you and I have become increasingly concerned about what moms are saying about kids and the Internet. Young adolescents are experimenting with dangerous sexual activities and they have no idea how…[Read more...]