Your daughter is going to have a lot of questions as she goes through puberty – mainly of the 'am I normal?' variety. And since you've already been through puberty yourself, explaining the process to your daughter should be simple. So why does it feel about as straightforward as Sudoku?
Your daughter needs you to help her grow up safely and to build self-confidence but, at times, you might need some help in knowing what to say to her. Not to worry, puberty tips are at hand. Here's a heads-up on the questions your daughter might ask as she – and you – chart the choppy waters of adolescence.
Below you'll find useful topics and practical information for talking to your daughter about growing up. You can use it as a loose 'script' or just as a conversation starter.