Everything you ever wanted to know about puberty
Your survived the tumultous toddler years and the transition into school, and your parenting life has settled into a manageable routine. Don’t worry that you’ve gotten into a rut. Nature has plans to shake things up for you. We call it puberty.
OK, you’re familiar with the concept. You went through it once yourself, after all. But now you need to prepare for the roller-coaster ride from a whole different perspective. So, with thanks to paediatricians Jorge Pinzon of Calgary and Cathleen Steinegger of Toronto, here’s the nitty-gritty on puberty: the hormones, the hair, the mood swings and a few unexpected twists.