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The Signs of Puberty in Tween Boys
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Suddenly, after growing slowly and steadily for years, a child approaching puberty rapidly begins to shoot up and round out. In addition, sexual characteristics make their appearance, as hormones trigger breast development, pubic hair growth, and a host of other changes including that hallmark of the teenage years: radical mood swings. In addition, as they add weight and round out, their casual relationship with food and eating becomes more complex. Children who navigate these changes successfully can mature into confident, healthy individuals who value their own bodies and are in control of their eating. Those who fall prey to societal pressures or destructive dieting during their teen years, however, are targets for eating disorders or lifelong obesity. The onset of normal puberty changes often leads to insecurity and negative body image in formerly confident, self-assured children. Consider these three typical examples:.
Fostering Healthy Body Image And Weight In Your Pre-Teen Or Teen
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At some point during the tween years, a boy will begin to experience the stages of puberty. The relationship between boys and puberty can be complicated for both the child and his parents. Knowing what to look for can ease your mind and help your tween through these enormous physical and emotional changes.