Wellness - Adolescence | 10-18 yrs

Talking To Your Son About Puberty


Boys hit puberty earlier these days. Some are as young as nine when they attain puberty. It would be shocking for your little darling to have to stumble upon the facts. Sometimes wrong sources of information do more harm than good. It is best to leave no room for this to happen. This means that it is never too early to have that all-important chat with your son. If he is between the ages of eight and ten, it is important that he knows all that he needs to know about puberty.

Conversing about puberty is more daunting for you than it was for your parents because of the dissolving gender barriers and media exposure. How can you be absolutely sure that your son has the right information? Sometimes, moms might need to have this talk with the junior. According to www.momvelous.com “No matter what you learned from watching sitcom re-runs, there is no such thing as ’the talk.’ What is happening now is the beginning of a dialog that will go on for years and years with your son.” How can this be easy and not embarrassing for both mom and son?

Truth be told, you could do with some tips on how to talk with your son about puberty. Granted that this is an awkward, although necessary, conversation, there are ways to discuss the matter smoothly.

So, what are the key points that need to be discussed? How much should you assume your son already knows? How do you get the ball rolling? Where and how must you approach the issue? Who should initiate this discussion?

All that you need to equip yourself for this all-important conversation on puberty with your son is here in this ClipBook.

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