This is a picture of young girls who have just completed a Celebrate Puberty Workshop with me. I asked them to organize themselves into the correct sequence of events in a menstrual cycle.
The time to begin talking to your daughter about her girl anatomy is when she is as young as 5-7 years old. This is such a precious age. These little girls are curious and have endless questions about their body, and it’s natural for them to talk about it. What is even better about these little conversations when your daughter is young is that it’s natural and easy for you.
Let’s make sure that we teach our young daughters the basics about where their reproductive structures are located before we teach them about what they do. [Read more…]
Does your daughter understand that having a period is a healthy cleansing process of the body? Learning about her menstrual cycle and how the lining of the uterus, the endometrium, builds up each month might help her to think differently about her periods. [Read more…]
Let’s talk about when your daughter might need to begin using tampons. [Read more…]