Parenting Through Puberty

Mood Swings, Acne, and Growing Pains
by Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP
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Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

Publication Date: August 29, 2018

ISBN: 9781610022200

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Puberty is tough—on kids and maybe even more so on parents! Parenting Through Puberty explains the physical and emotional changes families can expect to see in their child. Dr. Kowal-Connelly covers the nitty-gritty of children's changing bodies, and, critically, she addresses the emotional toll puberty can take, covering issues of moodiness, body image, and self-esteem. Dr. Kowal-Connelly's reassuring advice also includes ways to encourage adolescents to embrace a healthy, active lifestyle in these crucial years, with tips on exercise and nutrition.