Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day

Everyone get ready to celebrate because this Saturday, May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene day!  Really?  That doesn’t sound very exciting actually. Why would we want to have a party for menstrual hygiene? Think about it.  Here in America, we have access to an amazing quantity and variety of inexpensive menstrual hygiene items such as tampons, pads, and

Understanding Your Monthly Cycle

There are many phrases and words used to describe that “time of month” that we women have to deal with during our reproductive years: Are you on your period or on the rag?  Did your monthly friend arrive?  When was your last menstrual period or LMP?   Or Maybe Aunt Flow came to visit. What a Pain! The

Four Things Girls Need to Know about their Period

Four Things Girls Need to Know About Their Period. Why do I have to get a period (menstruation)? Often times we think getting our period is annoying and gross and something we would rather not have to deal with each month. While it may be inconvenient and sometimes lead to embarrassing stories and accidents, menstruation is an