Are children reading enough? Not according to most parents and teachers, who know that reading aloud with children fosters a lifelong love of books, ensures better standardized test scores, promotes greater success in school, and helps instill the values we most want to pass on.
What are the hormonal and physical changes of normal puberty: breast development, pubic and underarm hair, body odor, menarche (a girl’s first period), and the pubertal growth spurt? How do we know if puberty is starting too early? An in-depth look at the potential culprits: chemicals and hormones in the environment, family relationships, stress, and increasing obesity? Early Puberty in Girls is a must-have book for every parent of a young girl.