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Oh no!! Had you even talked to her about yet? I hope the poor girl didn't freak out! How old were you when you started?
I have three girls too- wait until they all have it the same week. Yikes.
Well, congrats, mom! Had she gone through any other changes of puberty yet? Usually the period comes after leg hair, smelly pits, and breasts.
I just bought my DD her first bras, and she's 10. She's the last one of her friends to start developing!
My daughter is also 9. It seems like lots of young girls are going through puberty early. Mine is not, but I've explained what happens. Have you seen the books by American Girl? I would make sure she has some books that explain things in a way a 9 year old girl can understand.
Good luck, Mama. I think I would go out for ice cream... something that helped me feel like my baby girl wasn't so grown-up.
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