As they reach puberty, boys are likely to experience more changes physically, emotionally, and cognitively. Physically, they become more engaged in physical sports such as basketball, swimming, and baseball. Teens may experience interesting fluctuations in their emotions. They tend to be sensitive, and their self-esteem is hurt when they do . . .
Do you have a 15-year-old girl in your home, school, or neighborhood? Girls this age will have experienced physical, emotional, and cognitive changes. It’s expected that at 15, they are more self-aware than ever. They want to assert their worth and tend to associate it with their appearance. They want . . .
Teens, particularly 16-year-old boys, face many challenges in this puberty phase. You can expect them to challenge any person of authority, such as parents and teachers. It's common for teenagers to drive their parent's cars and even own one. During this time, critical thinking would have fully developed, but they . . .
For girls, being 14 is synonymous with “strange” experiences. They discover changes in their body and exhibit a significant difference in their frame of mind. As they land in the puberty stage, they can be very emotionally volatile and assert a sense of independence. They are capable of understanding more . . .
Close to becoming a full-fledged teenager, 12-year-old girls are physically active, sociable, and moody! Pre-teen girls experience changes physically as evidenced by a rapid growth spurt and active participation in sports. Cognitively, they can tackle complex academic ideas. Emotionally, they’d want to feel accepted and loved by peers and parents. . . .
Considered to be in their ‘tween period, 11-year-old boys tend to display more independence and cultivate healthy friendships from peers. Puberty is likely to hit anytime soon (or already has!) at this age. Eleven-year-olds are typically physically active and usually into sports. They also sleep and eat more to compensate . . .
An 11-year-old girl is nearing adolescence. She may exhibit a growth spurt with evident physical changes. She may become more conscious of her physical appearance and weight. Looking beautiful or copying a certain celebrity’s looks isn’t uncommon during this phase. As a ‘tween girl, she will need at least an . . .