I think of my own daughter, this fiercely adorable and sweet child who hugs me so hard I feel my ribs cracking, whose face lights up like Christmas morning the moment she hears my voice. How she will hate me. How my heart will shatter into a million tiny pieces when she does. More
Topic: girls and menstruation
Exposure to chemicals found in household cleaning products might play a role in girls getting their periods up to seven months earlier. When it comes to chores, do children get hazard pay? More
As a mother, I get annoyed when marketers try and make things “cool” especially for me (like the case with ‘Mommyjuice’ or ‘Mommy’s Time Out’ wines – sorry, but not cool). The execs who approved this video campaign for Always sanitary pads are just as clueless. The clip features what they call “some of East London’s finest transvestites” and has them crying. Why? Because they’d love to have a period but, you know, can’t.