Let’s talk about when your daughter might need to begin using tampons. [Read more…]
How can you inspire your daughter to do something that makes a difference for other girls her age?
During the early teens years, most moms notice a lot of self-focus in our daughters. That is due in part because of changes going on in their brain, but here is an idea that encourages outward focus and character building. [Read more…]
Recently, I talked to a mom whose daughter had just started having her period. The mom thought her daughter was too young to use a tampon because she was only 11 years old.
One day the young girl wanted to go swimming with her friends and sadly, she was on her period. Her friends convinced her to put in a tampon. [Read more…]
I’ll bet many of us have had this thought when we reflect back to our puberty experience. I am always intrigued when I teach small groups of girls about puberty and notice that their mothers are rapidly taking notes for themselves! [Read more…]
Now that summer is here, this is a good opportunity to talk to your daughter about using a tampon so she stays confident and comfortable with being active during her period. Tampons can make the summer days easier, especially if she likes to swim.
Start by having a casual chat with her about tampons. If both of you think it is time for her to start using them then look for a product that is designed for a young teen. These tampons are much more slender. [Read more…]