On the subject of staying comfortable, it's never a good idea day or night to wear bras that are extremely tight or don't fit properly. For girls, between 7 and 14; for boys, between 9 and He "politely goes into his room, closes the door, and goes to town! My talk with my mom about menstruation went something like this: More on this topic for: It's going to be hard adjusting to your daughter's new body, particularly if she's filling out quickly and looking more like a woman than a little girl. Visit a department store or specialty bra shop for regular fittings while you're growing and developing.
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Between 9 and 13 there's a wide range of normal here! Besides, you're a safe target; your kid knows you won't reject her, no matter how obnoxious she acts. If they weren't masturbating before, most boys will figure out how to pleasure themselves around the time they hit puberty. When to expect it: Let her know that this is totally normal and won't last forever. The comforting thing here is that if you and your child are staring puberty in the face and, like Nick, me, and Mari, your panties are in a bunch about it, you're not alone. Many girls also get a vaginal mucuslike discharge about six months before they menstruate for the first time.