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2. All change here for the puberty express!

Puberty creeps up on children and performs magic tricks on them overnight. Your baby is in the process of metamorphosing into the adult that he will become.

These changes can hit unwary parents like an express train, so read on to be prepared!

Adolescence and puberty can be a challenging time, characterised by massive change which is not just physical, but also emotional and behavioural. Teenagers often feel self-conscious about their bodies, and unsure of themselves. They are taking their first shaky steps towards independent adult life – and, behind the bluster, they are scared. They may become over reliant on friends of the same age, and they may feel the need to become part of a group – dressing ...

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