Moms of Tweens and Teens

How To Talk To Your Tween and Teen About Puberty / Interview with Michelle Mitchell

September 21, 2021 Season 1 Episode 29
Moms of Tweens and Teens
How To Talk To Your Tween and Teen About Puberty / Interview with Michelle Mitchell
Show Notes

Talking about puberty can be so awkward! What do you say? Where do you start? How to you get your tween or teen to open up?

Michelle Mitchell has practical and insightful wisdom and the most wonderful way of sharing this information with us and our kids.

Michelle an author, speaker and advocate for families and parenting teenagers. She is the author of 2 new books,
“A Girls Guide To Puberty”, and “A Guys Guide to Puberty”.  She is also a mother of two teenagers. And lives in Brisbane, Australia. 

In this episode we discuss:

  • What is normal when puberty hits and how you can support your kids in positive ways.
  • What to say and not say when it comes to having the important puberty conversations.
  • What to do if you're kid says they don't want to talk about puberty and the changes they are experiencing.
  • How to be that open, safe and warm place that your kids will want to talk to even when it's awkward.
  • How to approach the puberty talk with a lightness and fun spirit versus fear and dread.
  • How important it is to listen when you are having these conversations.

Where to find Michelle:

Her website:
https://michellemitchell.org/
Her books:
 “A Girls Guide To Puberty”, and “A Guys Guide to Puberty”
Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/michellemitchellspeaker/
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/michellemitchellspeaker/