Ashley, mom of four, noticed that her eldest child was growing armpit hair at the tender age of 7. In the year before her daughter turned 8, body changes were already well underway. Body hair began sprouting and she definitely needed deodorant, and once she told her mom that her chest hurt and had discharge in her underwear, she knew she needed to get her checked out.Read Full Story
As most parents are painfully aware, every day parenting an adolescent can be tricky and — at times — heartbreaking. But the early onset of puberty can bring an entirely new set of challenges. We asked a pediatric specialist as well as women affected personally by it to weigh in on why early puberty can be particularly problematic (and potentially dangerous).Read Full Story
Like it or not, cold and flu season is here. It seems as if someone is always sniffling, sneezing and otherwise under the weather. So how do we minimize our chances of getting sick? It's easier than you think. With a little foresight and a few tweaks to what you eat (and don't eat), you can help prevent colds and flu in your household.Read Full Story
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