“Hey, Shorty!” Nothing wrong with being short, but when you’re 12 and your friends tower over you, calling you “shorty,” and rest their elbows on your head, at some point it grates. I remember hanging on to the may pole at school, hoping it would stretch me and magically make me grow taller. Then somehow, […]Read more "MOM, ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR CHILD’S LAST GROWTH SPURT?"
There are few changes in a human’s life as memorable and monumental as the change brought in by the 2nd growth spurt a.k.a adolescence. It is the paramount change, a dramatic metamorphosis that a child experiences between the ages 8-15 years. During this phase, the child feels different as everything else seems smaller as they […]Read more "2nd Growth Spurt: Why It Is The Last Chance To Help Your Child Grow"
Did I scare you a little bit? Perhaps. But there’s a reason why I asked you that question. As a parent, I’ve always naively assumed that a lot of parenting woes about my child’s growth would end by the time he reached five. This was until I recently spoke to a fellow mother who said […]Read more "Are your kids missing out on their last chance to grow?"