Puberty can be a confusing and often awkward journey, but it doesn't have to be. We at BRABAR are thrilled to share our excitement about the upcoming book, "This Is So Awkward," authored by the incredible puberty educators Cara Natterson, MD, and Vanessa Kroll Bennett. As the founders and hosts of the informative and modern podcast "Spilling the Puberty Tea," this dynamic duo is revolutionizing the way we approach puberty education. Join us as we explore why "This Is So Awkward" is set to become a must-read resource for parents, caregivers, and young people.
A Positive Approach to Puberty
Cara Natterson, MD, and Vanessa Kroll Bennett are on a mission to transform the way we view and discuss puberty. Instead of shying away from the awkwardness, they embrace it, creating a positive and empowering narrative around this critical phase of development.
Expertise and Authority
Both authors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. Dr. Cara Natterson is a respected pediatrician and the author of several renowned books on puberty and adolescence. Vanessa Kroll Bennett is a certified sexuality educator and the founder and host of "Spilling the Puberty Tea," a podcast that tackles all things puberty and beyond with a modern, relatable, and informative approach.
Navigating Puberty Together
"This Is So Awkward" promises to be a comprehensive guide for parents, caregivers, and educators, providing valuable insights into the physical and emotional changes that come with puberty. With the guidance of Dr. Natterson and Vanessa Kroll Bennett, adults can engage in open and honest conversations with young people, fostering a sense of understanding and trust.
The "Spilling the Puberty Tea" Podcast
In addition to the upcoming book, Cara Natterson, MD, and Vanessa Kroll Bennett offer a treasure trove of resources through their podcast, "Spilling the Puberty Tea." This podcast covers a wide range of topics related to puberty, body image, self-esteem, and more, offering a safe space for young people to explore their questions and concerns.
BRABAR's Support for Puberty Education
At BRABAR, we wholeheartedly support the mission of Cara Natterson, MD, and Vanessa Kroll Bennett in promoting positive puberty education. We believe that embracing one's changing body with confidence and self-assuredness is essential, and we are excited to see how "This Is So Awkward" will contribute to this empowering movement.
Puberty doesn't have to be an awkward or uncomfortable experience. With "This Is So Awkward" by Cara Natterson, MD, and Vanessa Kroll Bennett, and the "Spilling the Puberty Tea" podcast, young people and their caregivers can embark on this transformative journey with knowledge, positivity, and a sense of unity. We're eagerly anticipating the release of this book and encourage everyone to join us in supporting these remarkable puberty educators as they turn puberty into a positive and empowering experience for all.
My Eyes Are Up Here
If Greer Walsh could only live inside her head, life would be easier. She’d be able to focus on excelling at math or negotiating peace talks between her best friend and . . . everyone else. She wouldn’t spend any time worrying about being the only Kennedy High student whose breasts are bigger than her head.
But you can’t play volleyball inside your head. Or go to the pool. Or have confusingly date-like encounters with the charming new boy. You need an actual body for all of those things. And Greer is entirely uncomfortable in hers.
Hilarious and heartbreakingly honest, My Eyes Are Up Here is a story of awkwardness and ferocity, of imaginary butterflies and rock-solid friends. It’s the story of a girl finding her way out of her oversized sweatshirt and back into the real world.
It is the search for truth in silence
The freeing of the tongue
It is deep wounds and deep healing
And the resilience that lies within us
It is a love letter
To the sisterhood