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Author Kowal-Connelly, Suanne, author.

Title Parenting through puberty : mood swings, acne, and growing pains / Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP.

Publication Info. Itasca, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2019]


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 GDL Montrose Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 613.0433 KOW    Available
Description xvii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part I. The physical changes. The basics of physical growth during puberty -- Body image is everything -- Variations of puberty growth and growing pains -- Part II. The emotional changes. Understanding the emotional and intellectual stages of puberty -- Moodiness, depression, and anxiety: what parents need to know -- The value of your child's one-on-one time with the pediatrician -- Part III. A time to value health and wellness. Taking control of weight issues -- Living with a chronic condition -- The effects of puberty on exercise and sports performance -- Caring about health and wellness.
Summary "Puberty is tough on kids--and maybe even more so on parents! Parenting Through Puberty explains the physical and emotional changes you can expect to see in your child. Dr. Kowal-Connelly covers the nitty-gritty of adolescents' changing bodies, and, critically, addresses the emotional toll puberty can take, covering issues of moodiness, body image, and self-esteem. Dr. Kowal-Connelly's reassuring advice also includes ways to encourage your tween or teen to embrace a healthy, active lifestyle in these crucial years, with tips on exercise and nutrition"--Publisher's description.
Subject Puberty -- Physiology.
Puberty -- Psychology.
Added Author American Academy of Pediatrics, issuing body.
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