7 to 12 Years

Children between 7 and 12 years old are in an in-between period of childhood that concludes with the beginning of puberty. It’s a time where boys and girls may develop differently and their personalities are growing fast. Their central and peripheral nervous system develop almost 95% of the way and you’ll see it in their motor skills and intellectual growth. They’re in a very important stage and you’ll need to know all about their changing needs, characteristics, and processes. Here at You Are Mom, we explain it all.

Precocious Puberty: What Parents Should Know

Puberty usually begins when we’re around ten years old, and continues until we’re about 14. However, some boys and girls go through what’s known as precocious puberty, which occurs earlier than usual. This milestone is characterized by a growth of…