9 THINGS TO DO WHEN YOUR DAUGHTER HATES HER PERIOD
Even if we’ve given our girls the best preparation for when their period comes, the transition to having periods is a big one, especially for those a bit younger or neurodiverse. There can still be anxiety, doubt, embarrassment, even humiliation. Providing ongoing support at this time will not only help your daughter learn more abo ...
November 9, 2021
EPISODE 12: PERIMENOPAUSE 101
Through running workshops for tweens and their mothers/carers preparing girls to be ready for their first period, I have had so many mothers say to me that they wish they knew this information before they had their first period. So did I! I've heard the same thing said regarding motherhood - "Why didn't anybody tell me this?". A ...
November 7, 2021
WHAT YOUR DAUGHTER REALLY WANTS TO KNOW ABOUT HER PERIOD
Sometimes when we speak to our girls about periods they have questions that they are too shy or embarrassed to ask. Just because they say they don’t have to questions, doesn’t mean they really don’t have them. It can be hard for them to voice their questions. They may think they are silly for asking.
I give the girls space at ...
November 2, 2021
TEENS AND HEAVY PERIODS
Heavy periods are quite a common part of girls periods in the first few years. Many mothers think that this will be ongoing, but for the most part it is temporary. There is a valid reason for this, and also a way we can help our girls through this stage.
When we first get our period it can take a few years for the brain an ...
August 16, 2021
Episode 11: How to have the sex conversations with Rowena from Amazing Me
In this episode I talk with Rowena from Amazing Me. We talk about when to start having the conversations with our children about sex and what do we say. Dealing with our own shame when having those conversations and bringing in pleasure.
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August 16, 2021
Episode 10: How to speak more openly with our children about periods
On this weeks episode I'm talking about how we can speak more openly with our children about periods. Spoiler, it comes down to how we want our daughters to think about their period, why we want them to think that way, and healing our own trauma and shame around periods.
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July 12, 2021
PERIOD STIGMA IS REAL
Period Stigma is real!
In a 2019 study by Libra it was found that Periods remain one of, if not the most stigmatised topics for Australian women. Here are just some of the statistics.
- 75% of women surveyed think there is stigma associated with periods. Periods were listed as more taboo than drugs, sex, STD's and ment ...
June 25, 2021
WHY WE NEED TO HAVE MORE THAN 1 PERIOD TALK
A little heart to heart mumma's about why we can’t be doing our girls a disservice and only having one period talk, or leaving it up to school, or worse, her friends.
Do you know just how much how cycle changes, or how we look at our cycle differently in the 40ish years we have periods? A lot!!
I can’t say this enough, we nee ...
June 24, 2021
IS THIS MY PERIOD AGAIN OR AM I SPOTTING?
When our girls first get their period, it's not unusual for them to experience spotting in between periods. This can cause confusion and they think their period has returned so soon.
During the teen years, it's normal for a girls cycle to range from 21 to 45 days. If there is any bleeding less than that time, or lighter bleeding ...
June 24, 2021
HOW TO HONOUR YOUR DAUGHTERS FIRST PERIOD
Honouring your daughters first period and beyond is not only a one time event.
Think about any event that caused your body to go through big changes. Having a baby would be one such time. There were many conversations, a lot of preparation, celebration, most likely tears or anxiousness, and then many more conversations ...
June 2, 2021