Puberty Survival Guide for Girls

Puberty Survival Guide for Girls Author Dr. Eve Ashby
ISBN-10 9780595789900
Release 2005-02-17
Pages 56
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Sensitive and encouraging, Puberty Survival Guide for Girls is an easy-to-read resource for young girls who are anticipating the many physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty. Author and practicing gynecologist Dr. Eve Ashby, offers practical and reassuring answers to the many questions that a girl will have as she enters this often confusing and tumultuous time of her life. A veritable "owners manual" for the young female body, Puberty Survival Guide for Girls deals with the issues of self-image and hygiene in a tactful and supportive manner. In a question-and-answer format, Dr. Ashby approaches a variety of topics, including: · Acne · Menstruation · Height and weight spurts · Female anatomy · Diet and exercise Interspersed with quotes and questions from girls Dr. Ashby has met through her medical practice, Puberty Survival Guide for Girls gives voice to the uncertainties faced by adolescent girls. With clear explanations of sensitive and sometimes embarrassing issues, Puberty Survival Guide is an excellent educational tool that will help any young woman gain a better understanding of the changes she will encounter during puberty.

Girl Stuff

Girl Stuff Author Margaret Blackstone
ISBN-10 0152056793
Release 2006
Pages 181
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A guide for girls explaining both the physical and psychological aspects of puberty.

Sexual Health

Sexual Health Author Serena Gander-Howser
ISBN-10 9781448869596
Release 2012-07-15
Pages 64
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Puberty is the time in life when a young person starts to become sexually mature. This "survival guide" describes the physical and emotional changes that boys and girls go through during puberty, the biological reasons for these changes, and the brand-new health and hygiene issues they will face as they grow. Tweens and teens are given solid information about what changes in the body are normal and expected, as well as how to identify health issues that might be a problem. A sense of competence and confidence about handling personal hygiene, and a sense of responsibility for protecting their own health and well-being, will be instilled in readers. Content fulfills National Health Education Standards.

The Surviving Puberty Manual A Girl s Guide to Growing Up

The Surviving Puberty Manual A Girl s Guide to Growing Up Author Sherri Gonzales
ISBN-10 9781681398730
Release 2015-05-18
Pages 60
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The Surviving Puberty Manual: A Girl’s Guide to Growing Up published by All Grown Up helps girls to understand what changes their bodies will go through during this exciting, and sometimes scary, time of their lives. It’s a candid book but it’s vital for girls to be educated about the process of becoming sexually mature. Girls are starting puberty earlier these days—some as early as seven or eight years of age. Their bodies are changing rapidly and sometimes they don’t have the family or community emotional support they need to make good decisions. This book takes girls through every stage of the puberty process from growth spurts to their first periods to the decisions they make about their first relationships. And the book discusses these changes both from the physical standpoint but also from the changes in moods and feelings that girls this age experience. Everything from the minor problems, such as zits that happen when you least expect them, to the major ones, like handling unwanted sexual advances, are covered in case studies that girls can relate to. It covers the questions and answers that girls want to know but are sometimes afraid to ask their parents or other adults. It’s an easy read—just like having the guidance of an older sister.

Get Smart

Get Smart Author Small Press, The
ISBN-10 1612547761
Release 2011-10
Pages 104
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After years spent helping countless girls get through puberty and adolescence, doctors Susan Mehnert-Kay, Kristina Kline, and Gwendolyn Gibson have pretty much seen it all.Tired of treating girls woefully unprepared for their teenage years, the authors teamed up to write a frank, eye-opening account of the various experiences, both potential and guaranteed, for the young girl as she journeys toward becoming a young woman.Get Smart: A Teenage Girl¿s Ultimate Survival Guide arms teens with the tools they need, offering up facts and sage advice along with real-life stories from the authors¿ own experiences with practicing medicine.Covered in this must-have book are issues like the advent of puberty and menstruation, dating, mental health, and a healthy body image¿with much, much more . Don¿t make the journey alone¿arm yourself with the knowledge you need to get smart and survive those teenage years!

Teen Tips

Teen Tips Author Tom McMahon
ISBN-10 0743474368
Release 2003-09-01
Pages 272
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A thoroughly revised guide to raising happy and healthy teens explains how parents can keep order while encouraging independence, know when to back off, nurture self-reliance, become positive role models, and recognize warning signs of potential problems. Original.

The New Puberty

The New Puberty Author Louise Greenspan
ISBN-10 9781623363420
Release 2014-09-09
Pages 272
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It's the reality today that the coming-of-age process has changed drastically in the last few decades. While prominent national news shows and print media have done intermittent, shock value-focused coverage on this trend, there was no authoritative, comprehensive book on the matter that covered both the physical and psychological aspects from a medical perspective before this one. Authored by an acclaimed pediatric endocrinologist and a clinical psychologist, The New Puberty combines and analyzes decades of research for the first time. For parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, psychologists, pediatricians, and the health-conscious consumer, The New Puberty introduces new theories and strategies on how to handle and nurture girls who are now entering this unique stage of their lives before age 10. At once prescriptive and inspiring, The New Puberty provides a roadmap to making the most of this transition and allowing the girls and young women of today grow into happy, successful adults.

Totally Me

Totally Me Author Yvonne Collins
ISBN-10 1580624103
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 230
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Offers support, encourgagement, and advice on managing relationships, including being a good friend, dealing with parents who worry too much, and deciding which boys are worth keeping and which should be thrown back.

Raising Teens with Diabetes

Raising Teens with Diabetes Author Moira McCarthy
ISBN-10 9781938170218
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 272
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2013 Mom's Choice Awards® Winner Hormones. Growth spurts. Mood swings. All combined with blood sugars.. The teen years with diabetes on board are a challenging time for parents and anyone who cares about a child with diabetes. Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents, by well-known diabetes mom, author, and advocate Moira McCarthy, is a no-nonsense, honest approach at not just surviving but thriving in those years, from a mom who has been there.. Raising Teens with Diabetes is a must-have resource for anyone navigating the waters of parenting a child with diabetes.

The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls

The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls Author Moira McCarthy
ISBN-10 1598694421
Release 2008-02-01
Pages 272
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This guide covers the adolescent brain and debates over sex differences, the facts about puberty, sexual development and body issues (and how to talk to your daughter about this), dieting, peer pressure, self-esteem, dating, physical appearance, school, alcohol, drugs, and many other issues.


Amenorrhea Author Tamra Orr
ISBN-10 9781435850613
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 64
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Presents information about amenorrhea, including what it is, its possible causes, how it is diagnosed, how it is treated, and ways to avoid and deal with the condition.

Early Puberty in Girls

Early Puberty in Girls Author Paul Kaplowitz
ISBN-10 0345463889
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 198
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A comprehensive guide to early puberty in girls by a leading pediatric endocrinologist offers advice for parents on how to address the physical and emotional challenges that might affect daughters, discussing such topics as early puberty controversy, misconceptions, and current clinical findings. Original.

The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents

The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents Author Marci Warhaft-Nadler
ISBN-10 9781936172597
Release 2013-07-13
Pages 122
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“A must-have resouce to break the chain of self-loathing and shame.” Emme, supermodel, body image advocate (EmmeNation) “For anyone and everyone who loves a young person who is struggling with low self-esteem, ‘The Body Image Survival Guide’ is indispensable. With tremendous compassion and insight, Marci Warhaft-Nadler equips parents to take action and make a tangible, enduring difference in their children’s lives. We all want to help our kids feel better about their bodies; this book is the perfect manual to help us do just that.” Hugo Schwyzer, Ph.D., Professor of Gender Studies, Pasadena City College “What do I tell my daughter when she asks me if she’s fat?” “Why does my nine-year-old son want six-pack abs?” “How can I tell if my child has an eating disorder?” “What can I do to make sure my child is getting the healthiest messages at home?” Marci Warhaft-Nadler tackles the tough questions that you and your kids face as they negotiate aspects of body image and self-esteem in a world filled with adverse messages. With over two decades of experience on both sides of the fitness industry and herself a survivor of an eating disorder, she speaks from the heart with straight-forward and savvy advice. Understanding the challenges is the first step; learning the tools needed to empower kids to tune out the negative messages and tune in to their own incredible potential is the next. Hands-on tips and activities, real questions and answers, helpful Internet resources, and warning signs of dangerous behavior make this book the ultimate body image guide for parents of kids of all ages. REVIEWS “A must-have resouce to break the chain of self-loathing and shame.” Emme, supermodel, body image advocate (EmmeNation) “A must-read for anyone struggling with weight control and body image issues of any kind!! While weight loss centers, extreme diets, TV diet doctors, negative media and the internet may all have caused a great deal of confusion about the way we should look, this book provides realistic and meaningful solutions. I want all my patients to read this before they start any ‘diet,’ health or wellness program.” Zoltan P. Rona, M.D., M.Sc., author of “Vitamin D, The Sunshine Vitamin” “This book is fantastic! Seeing a significant increase in eating disorders and body image issues in many girls and boys coming into therapy, I am delighted to see Marci’s book. She reveals many real and ongoing struggles that children are experiencing today and provides insight, clarity and techniques to help children begin to identify theses difficulties and overcome them.” Marilyn Strauch, M.A., Psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders “Kids ask tough questions - particularly when it comes to body image, bullying and self-esteem -- and Warhaft-Nadler does not shrink from a single one of them. The scenario-based question-and-answer format makes THE BODY IMAGE SURVIVAL GUIDE a parents’ go-to reference at all stages of their children’s development.” Sandra E. Martin, Today’s Parent magazine, editor “Marci Warhaft-Nadler provides parents with specific, practical ways to combat the body pressures that their children face in today’s culture. The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents is a must-read for any parent who’s been wondering how to help their child build positive body esteem.” Jennifer W. Shewmaker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Abilene Christian University “This book is a tremendous resource for parents of kids of all ages! Warhaft-Nadler gives parents the script we need to engage our kids in the type of conversations we all should be having. It’s an engaging, easy-to-read book that will inspire and encourge healthy self-esteem in everyone who reads it.” Andrea Donsky, Health and Wellness specialist, Founder of, author of “Unjunk Your Junkfood”

The Puberty Book

The Puberty Book Author Wendy Darvill
ISBN-10 9780733635502
Release 2016-07-07
Pages 208
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The updated sixth edition of the bestselling Australian puberty survival guide. Updated to include new information about social media, cyber-bullying, online safety and dieting trends, the sixth edition of The Puberty Book answers all of those direct (pre) teenage questions: What's a wet dream? How do you ask a girl on a date? How are sperm made? After sex do you get sick? What do you do if your penis is small? How does milk get into breasts? When should you start shaving your legs? With simple language and honest answers, the authors discuss the changes that happen at puberty - sex and sexuality, health and mental health, relationships, pregnancy and birth.

Omg Why Is My Body Changing So Much

Omg Why Is My Body Changing So Much Author Greg Noland
ISBN-10 1514806924
Release 2015-07-02
Pages 106
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OMG Why is My Body Changing So Much? A Female Teen's Guide to Surviving Puberty is the 2nd book in the OMG Teen Book Series. This book will give you all the information you will need about the changes going on with your body which you may be desperately looking for. I know when I was a teenager there was so much I wanted to know about my body, but I couldn't find the answers for. This is why the actionable tips and advice in this teen book are guaranteed to help you discover how to make the most of your teenage years and reduce the pain, loneliness, confusion and sadness which can often come when trying to cope with the changes going on with your body during your teenage years. Be it understanding why you can seem moody for no reason, why you are having frequent problems with your best friends all of a sudden, confusion about your hygiene, or problems with your breast development, it is all here in this clear, practical, and useful guide for surviving puberty. Your body is changing fast and this can lead to uncertainty, awkwardness and fear. Coping with hormonal, physical changes and getting used to your new body can be daunting. How do you deal with menstruation, hygiene and not forgetting acne? You need and deserve the power to be confident with the changes going on with your new body, which is why we wrote this book for you. With the information contained in this book you can be sure that you can benefit from all the problems and mistakes other people made, so you don't have to. 'This Teen Guide for Surviving Puberty' is here to be by your side, to be your handy guide whenever you need advice, help, or guidance.

The Teenage Brain A neuroscientist s survival guide to raising adolescents and young adults

The Teenage Brain  A neuroscientist   s survival guide to raising adolescents and young adults Author Frances E. Jensen
ISBN-10 9780007448326
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 384
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Why is it that the behaviour of teenagers can be so odd? As they grow older, young children steadily improve their sense of how to behave, and then all of a sudden, they can become totally uncommunicative, wildly emotional and completely unpredictable.

Being a Girl

Being a Girl Author Hayley Long
ISBN-10 9781471403910
Release 2015-06-04
Pages 224
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A funny, frank and fearless guide to being a girl Being a girl is not all sugar and spice. How can you possibly survive school and even think about talking to your crush when you have spots in places you didn't even know you had, your boobs are too big (or too small) and the friend drama is off the charts? Luckily, bestselling YA author and sixth-form teacher Hayley Long provides a straight-talking guide to puberty - from cattiness to kisses, and everything in between. With witty black-and-white illustrations by Gemma Correll throughout, BEING A GIRL tells you everything you need to know about surviving puberty, in an honest and humorous way.