OK — your 13-year-old daughter comes home from school and dreamily announces that she’s in love with the hottest guy in her grade.
What’s even more astounding is that the kid has actually admitted to liking her also.
But at the same time, parents need to discuss not going too far too fast.
Circle of Moms member Lynn W., whose sixth grade son is among the youngest in his class, worries that some of his friends already have girlfriends.
"I think 11 -12 is still too young for that stuff...
She suggests parents sit down with their pre-teens to discuss the issue calmly, before it even comes up.
This conversation will help you figure out if your child is ready.
And his birthday is just around the corner and she’s babbling on about whether to buy him a shirt or a CD.