Category Archives: Pre-teens and Teens

Are Pearly Penile Papules an STI?

Are Pearly Penile Papules some kind of an STI? While teens may be concerned when they notice little pimples on their penis, these bumps (also known as papules) are usually nothing to be worried about. *Image source: Unsplash/Pixelbay/Pexels Infection or uncleanliness may cause other types of pimples, but they are natural and don’t require medical […]

Periods And Their Complications For Teenagers

There are certain basic facts concerning a teenager’s menstrual cycle that all parents, whether they are moms or fathers, should be aware of. Learn more about periods and their complications for teenagers and their phases. There are several terms for menstruation, including “menses,” “your period,” “that time of the month,” and even “Aunt Flo.” That […]

Taking Care of An Uncircumcised Penis The Proper Way

Here are facts about taking care of your son’s uncircumcised penis, plus find out when to call a doctor about issues. As the prevalence of circumcision declines, more parents are beginning to ponder what it means to have their child born without circumcision. At birth, the foreskin remains intact, and the penis is uncircumcised. The […]

Intense Mood Swings In Adolescents May Be A Sign Of Something More Serious

The terms “the tween years” and “moodiness” could be used interchangeably. When your tween is snuggling up to you on the couch, the next thing you know, you’re being called “embarrassing” for it. Sometimes it appears your tween is brooding in the bedroom for hours. As a parent, it’s crucial to realize the difference between […]

Why Discussing Depression With Your Daughter Is Important

More and more kids are suffering from depression—especially girls. Many girls, though, aren’t receiving the care they need to recover. Here’s why discussing depression with your precious daughter is important! Some parents avoid discussing their children’s mental health because of the stigma surrounding it. Depression is a topic that many parents are unfamiliar with or are […]