PUBERTY 101

Welcome to the next stage of parenting - adolescence!

If you're reading this, I'm assuming that you have a child who is already going through puberty or soon will be!  

You'll find lots of information that will help you to prepare your child for puberty

This page is divided into sections to help you learn what to talk about, how to talk about it, when to talk about it, and why you need to talk about it.  Plus you'll find  resources like books, videos and useful websites listed as well.

You really can have honest conversations that guide your child through puberty, and strengthen your relationship without feeling embarrassed, awkward or nervous.

And I'm here to show you how!

Learn what puberty is all about

Read more about puberty for male bodies

Read more about puberty for female bodies

Read more about periods

Puberty Books for kids of all ages

Books are an invaluable resource for the puberty talk as they provides kids with accurate and age-appropriate information about puberty. Below you'll find links to over 60 books about puberty. I have sorted them into lists (by topic, age and sex/gender) so that it's easier to find what you are looking for. 

If you're in a hurry, and want to know which books I recommend the most, you can read this article about the 10 best puberty books.

Resources to help with talking

My Puberty Q&A Youtube channel for tweens

App that gives you answers to kid's sex ed questions

Parent guide to talking to boys about puberty

Parent guide to talking to girls about puberty

Extensive list of puberty resources from the internet

Get a solid foundation for the puberty talk 

Free tools to help with talking about puberty

Videos for parents & kids about puberty