Learn how genes and environment influence when your child will start puberty.

teen, tween

October 23, 2020

The Start of Puberty

At peak velocity, teens grow between 3.5 and 4 inches a year. That’s a lot of new pants.

teen, tween

June 19, 2020

Teen Growth Spurt

Whether you are delighted about it or terrified of it, puberty is going to invade your home. By knowing what is happening, you can better prepare your child. Knowledge is power when it comes to helping your whole family adjust to the changes of puberty.

teen, tween

February 21, 2020


Hi, I'm Dr. Kate

I am an award-winning scientist, educator, author, and a mom. I help parents accomplish their goals for themselves and their families.


Developmental Psychologist and a Certified Family Life Educator