Teenage pregnancies have been used as story matter for years and years. The Mary and Joseph story is one such example. I had my own kids in my cosy 30s - I think I was labelled a geriatric mother.
I can totally handle talking about periods and pubic hair, I thought. I got this, I thought. A spate of recent books tackle the topic of girls as they grow, just like that, into little women.
Half of the time you were unbearably cranky and had no idea why, you were somehow always hungry despite having just eaten a Big Mac an hour ago, you felt as though your parents always hounded you and of course, we all know they were never right…. Being a teenager is a fun and exciting time, but one that is also very frustrating and confusing — as your body and mind change and age, you experience emotions and other physical occurrences that you might not be prepared for. Then, somehow you blink your eyes and you are looking back on the youngster you were a mere ten years ago — wondering how time went by so fast.
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A podcast about pregnancy and drug use, Native people and tribal sovereignty. One of the best ways to do this is to read books written by different parents, especially young women who had their children in their teens. I gave birth to my child at 15 years old.
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