Tag Archives: menstruation

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“There Will Be Blood”

I was pleasantly surprised and cautiously optimistic when I caught sight of the cover of this week’s edition of Newsweek. I don’t read Newsweek regularly, but obviously this got my attention. It’s honestly a bit discombobulating, to see this kind of coverage. I’m elated to see menstruation and periods getting so much public attention, and so much positive attention of late. But there’s […]

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Familiarizing Our Sons with Menstruation

As mothers and mentors to the men (and women and people) of tomorrow, how can we share important information about, and communicate our deep reverence for, the sacred nature of the cycles of life without overwhelming or weirding them out? We all learn from observation and experience. I am grateful to have come to experience […]