Before you know it, your little baby will be entering a stage in life when his or her body is developing into a young adult. While we all know it’s a natural, normal part of life, parents often feel awkward and uncomfortable explaining to their sons and daughters what is happening to their bodies. It’s fairly common to start covering the topic of puberty with kids when they reach 8 or 9 years old.
A great way to support your children during this time is to help them find age appropriate factual information. We recommend starting the conversation before they seek answers on their own through broad internet searches that may lead to inaccurate myths and stories inappropriate for their age. The following highly rated books are great resources for preteen boys and girls.