This is so awkward
Modern puberty explained
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For anyone looking for a relatable, reliable, and entertaining roadmap through puberty, join the experts who are in the trenches as well. Cara Natterson, MD is a pediatrician and New York Times bestselling author; Vanessa Kroll Bennett is a puberty expert and writer. Together they host The Puberty Podcast and co-author the new book This Is So Awkward: Modern Puberty Explained as well as parent 6 teens between them.
Valid information and open communication are the antidotes to the discomfort, promoting the health and safety of tweens and teens. A generous dose of humor doesn’t hurt, either.
Bewildered adults raising kids between 8-18 deserve a handbook packed with eye-opening and reassuring answers to broad-ranging questions about everything from basics (acne, body odor, growth spurts…) to new challenges (mental health, sports overspecialization, and hook-up culture). We all benefit from understanding the science behind hormone-driven physical, emotional and social changes. Cara and Vanessa explain it all, and then offer detailed strategies for how to talk to tweens and teens.