As I write, I have raging PMS. That, or my husband’s vasectomy has failed, and I am facing a much more terrible fate than I even realize. More
Topic: girls and period
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
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.