Tag: menarche


Period Positivity Starts Here

First periods set the tone for period positivity! By providing kids with honest conversation and menstrual products like GladRags First Periods Kit, we nurture confidence and body celebrations and set a new status quo for menstruation.

Period Stories: By Cycle

When I was in junior high I used to go on bike rides with my grandparents. We would go on a 30 mile trail that would end at the beach, have lunch, then go back the 30 miles. During one of these trips is when my first period arrived. I thought I wet my pants…Read more

Dads and Periods: Your Stories

I’m pretty sure my dad and I never talked about periods. Like, ever. We still don’t (and I’m okay with that), although we did take this photo with Cuterus together a few years back at a GladRags party! My dad and I may not talk about menstruation, but he is 100% behind my period business endeavors.…Read more

It’s Time Our Rituals Get With The Times: Modern menstrual rituals for modern women

This post comes to us via the inimitable Elle Griffin, whose guest post How to Sync Your Menstrual Cycle with the Moon is a fan favorite. Elle Griffin is the founder & editor-in-chief of Over The Moon Magazineand host of Over The Moon Radio. She is a writer, speaker, & Mariology scholar who adores throwing parties and writing…Read more

Period Pieces: A Slap in the Face

Welcome to Period Pieces, our journey through the bizarre and beautiful cultural history of menstruation. Inspired by #throwbackthursday, we serve up our favorite ads, images, and factoids about periods throughout the ages. Imagine you’re twelve years old, and you’ve just discovered a stain in your underwear. It’s your first period. You don’t totally understand what’s…Read more

My Mother’s Reaction to My First Periods

I was ten. It was the Parents-Teacher Meeting Day in my school and I was quite excited since I had topped a class test. I was sure I was my English teacher’s favorite in the class (much to the chagrin of others and yes I feel a tad ashamed to admit – I was that…Read more