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The Necklace

May 25, 2016By
The Necklace

Every woman remembers her first period.  It is a fateful moment as it signifies the transition from girl to woman. For some, they are prepared for this moment.  They are even looking forward to it.  And when that day arrives, they are eager to share the news with their mothers, as they know it will […]

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Talking to Kids about Sexual Violence

October 19, 2015By
Talking to Kids about Sexual Violence

We are thrilled to introduce to you our newest guide: Talking to Kids about Sexual Violence: A Guide for Parents on Age-Appropriate Conversations. Our conversations with our children, our own and the ones we know, are perhaps the best indicator for their future resilience. This important guide offers tips and information on how to talk […]

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Be Careful What You Ask: Ramadan & Periods

June 24, 2015By
Be Careful What You Ask: Ramadan & Periods

originally published on Muslimah Media Watch by guest contributor Rana S. I no longer feel awkward saying it out loud – some may think I’m too blunt about it. You know, like, about my period. Menstruation is one of the factors that nullify a person’s fast (regardless if it is during the month of Ramadan or […]

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High-Fiber Jam Recipe

February 7, 2015By
High-Fiber Jam Recipe

One yummy way to get some fiber in your diet and help keep you super regular is to make High-Fiber Jam. Now, you might say “ew” to the ingredients, but it’s really good! Share it with your family if you hear them complain about not being able to go. Get your grown-up to find these […]

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Growing Up and Hard Conversations

February 1, 2015By
Growing Up and Hard Conversations

Trigger warning for sexual abuse Part of growing up means having to also have difficult conversations about personal safety and boundaries. Many parents find these conversations to be awkward and challenging, and especially difficult to find age-appropriate ways to talk to their young ones about such a heavy topic. Below you will find a number […]

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Some of Our Favorite Websites

January 15, 2015By
Some of Our Favorite Websites

As the information becomes more readily available on the internet, it’s important to have a grasp on what virtual resources are reliable and useful. Below, is a couple of our favorite websites, with a short description below. Women’s Health Foundation – Women’s Health Foundation is committed to women’s pelvic health and offers comprehensive, useful and clear […]

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Puberty Has Its Moments: Let’s Laugh About it!

January 15, 2015By
Puberty Has Its Moments: Let’s Laugh About it!

The changes your body undergoes during puberty can be overwhelming, but they can also lead to a good laugh! Here’s a fun activity to do with your friends – download the fill-in-the-blank, a pen and a few of your friends and see how much fun you can have telling Tasneem’s story about her changing body! […]

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Puberty, Sex & More: Tools for Educators to Start the Conversation

January 2, 2015By
Puberty, Sex & More: Tools for Educators to Start the Conversation

Are you an educator working with students from faith-based or ethnic communities and need some ideas on how to plan your reproductive health programming? HEART Women & Girls has developed a number of resources for educators, adult allies and youth group leaders as they think about providing reproductive health programming for youth from faith-based communities. […]

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Cycle Trackers

January 2, 2015By
Cycle Trackers

There are so many cycle trackers out there, and depending on what fits your needs – whether its a printout, an app, or a virtual calendar, there is something for everyone. Here, we have taken the time to gather some of our favorite period trackers. We hope that you’ll find one that suits your needs! […]

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A New Tradition

November 6, 2014By
A New Tradition

  We know that talking about puberty, menstruation, and growing up can be both confusing and embarrassing for both you and a trusted adult. We want to help make this conversation a bit easier – and one that is ongoing. Get to know your mom, grandma, aunts and older sisters by asking them some questions […]

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