Tag 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 […]

Reasons Why The R-Word Should No Longer Be Used

As a euphemism for retard and retarded, the R-word is derogatory and rude when used to characterize or disparage persons with intellectual impairments or to insult people, places & things by comparing them to people with intellectual disabilities. During this same time period, the label “mental retardation” is being phased out and replaced by “intellectual […]

A Guide For Parents Of Middle Schoolers

 For both students and their parents, middle school is a time of great anticipation. To give you a helping hand, here’s a guide for parents in understanding their middle schoolers better. *Image source: Pexels/Pixelbay/Unsplash Students in the middle grades are beginning to become self-sufficient, discover their unique passions, and become ready for the challenges of high […]

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 […]