Physical changes in puberty include:. Physical changes include:. You might notice that your child shows strong feelings and intense emotions at different times. At the same time, your child might be more sensitive to your emotions.
Between the ages of 8 and 13, children are expected to push the boundaries and this is a part of becoming more independent. In the meantime, you can support your child by guiding her behaviour with clear rules, warm relationships and an understanding of why teenagers behave the way they do. For example, their brain are still developing: the ability to control our impulses does not fully mature until 25! Pre teens and teens, therefore, are more likely to make decisions based on emotion and have poor foresight. They are also often sensitive, moody and unpredictable. Instead of imposing these on them, set agreed limits that teach independence, responsibility and problem solving. This will lead them to develop their own standards for what is appropriate and how others should be treated. Praise and encouragement, of course, is still important at this age so let her know what she is doing right. Collaborate with your child on rules about this type of behaviour and then model what you would like to see youself.
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