This is the stage in Lily's life that I never wanted to get too, Puberty! Her body is changing and so are her moods. She has become boy crazy overnight! She is constantly wearing a brides veil and telling me she is getting married to a little boy in her classroom. I catch her playing with her stuffed animals like they are her boyfriend. I cant find the right words to tell her about the way she is changing. I don't want her to feel shameful or embarrassed about her changes. And truthfully, I don't know how much she can really understand. She has showed off her body changes so proudly, and to everyone! I know the start of her menstraul cycle is just around her next mood swing. I always hoped this day would come after she has stopped wearing diapers to bed. But she is not ready to stop wearing the diaper. I got her a book about her changing body. We started reading it together. But there are things that can't be explained in a book. How do I explain to her about her sexual urges in a way she can understand?
It seems like I just got use to one stage in her life, only to be pushed into the next. She might be ready but I am not!
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