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When did your child first start going through puberty?

What things did you notice first?  Or have they not even started yet . . .  maybe others can tell us what you are in for!
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Are they reaching for the salt or pepper shaker and knocking it over all the time?  Have they started eating a lot more than usual?  Are they having "mood swings" more often than when they were younger?  Are they having privacy issues?  
Puberty happens in different children at different times - the usual time is somewhere in that six-month period before their 13th birthday.  Usually their sweat glands begin to produce perspiration for the first time in their lives so their "smell" will change - and quite abruptly.   Some children are "late-bloomers" and won't enter puberty until after they turn 13 - a lot of it seems to be influenced by diet nowadays.  It will be a struggle for all of you in the household - just hang on and the child will settle down.
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