Average age kids start dating
Shellie Braeuner, is an award-winning children's author and earned an M.
Ed from Vanderbilt in human developmental counseling and has worked as a nanny for more than 25 years.
There was a time when your little girl thought boys were icky and your son teased all the girls at the playground. Your daughter is now drawing hearts around a classmate's name and your son has admitted that he doesn't just like the girl on his soccer team, he like likes her. "It is typical for early adolescents to express interest in and have crushes," says Dr.
Laura Kauffman, a child and adolescent psychologist in Menlo Park, California.
Two Saturdays ago, the 16-year-old daughter of a school proprietor, Mrs.
“Since then, my daughter has refused speaking with me.
"They will begin to have an interest in dating."But how do you know if your child is ready?