Did you know that STRESS is one of the three major contributors to the alarming rise in early-onset puberty? Nurse Leslie will fill you in in this short video.
It’s a brand new year and for many an opportunity to begin a fresh start. New resolutions are made and many are challenging themselves to make self-improvements whether it be to eat healthier, lose weight, etc. However, after a long holiday break students may return to school with anxiety and stress. Trying to keep up […]
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation.” ~ Audre Lorde It’s January 1st. You turn on the television, and what do you see? Commercial after commercial about losing weight and getting fit. Either you sign up for a food program, fitness video or throw your hands up and say, “What’s the use!?” It’s […]
For years I’ve noticed the onset of puberty happening earlier and earlier. Parents have asked me why, and I’ve shared what I knew, always adding that further research needed to be done. The New Puberty, by Louise Greenspan, MD, and Julianna Deardorff, Ph.D., offers exactly that– a wealth of well-researched information for parents to help […]