Real periods

Real life experiences of menstruating

Celebrate first period

Changing the story pt 3 – Supporting your child with their first period and beyond

Much of what made starting periods so hard for most people was the secrecy and silence surrounding this universal, natural process. Concealment leads rapidly to shame, and swallowing this message young breeds a lifetime of hating something that makes us who we are.  But it doesn’t have to be this way.  Being prepared before they …

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Prepare daughter for periods

Changing the story pt 2 – Three ways to prepare your child for their first period

Whilst there is still a long way to go in our culture in learning to appreciate periods and the menstrual cycle, conversation is more open and we as parents can play a big part in changing the narrative for our children.  We can teach them early on the difference between privacy and secrecy, and foster …

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Prepare for your childs first period

Changing the story pt 1 – Three ways to prepare yourself for your child’s first period

Puberty. We all survived it, grew up and got on with our lives, putting those awkward years behind us. For many of us, periods were a major event in this puberty journey, and one that was often an isolating, sometimes frightening, experience.  If you have a child who is approaching puberty and periods you might …

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