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We Bleed

By Tracee SiouxI've been racking my brain, trying to figure out why we keep the monthly menstrual cycle a big secret from our daughters.I've got nothing. Can't think of a single developmental reason for keeping the biological fact of menstruation…
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Internet Safety Blog

If you have kids and are concerned with Internet safety issues I found this great blog Internet Safety - For Our Children's Sake. There is lots of great advice and resources to deal with mean girl behavior that ends up online and predators who…

Global Gag Rule is Anti-Girl

There is an amendment to the Global Gag Rule before congress right now. The Gag Rule is where the United States has decided to withhold money from International organizations like The Red Cross if they fund contraceptives or reserve the right…

HPV Vaccine, Right of Girls To Health

By Tracee Sioux I have been a little surprised at the reaction to a vaccine for HPV (human papillomavirus virus), which causes cervical cancer. I suppose I thought most of the planet, like me, have spent some time hoping that mad-scientists…

Where Do Babies Come From?

By Tracee Sioux A few weeks ago I was at a mentor/mentee slumber party when a fellow mentor mentioned that she was trying to decide how to tell her nine-year-old daughter where baby’s come from. My five-year-old knows where baby’s come from,…
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Sexy

By Tracee Sioux As the mother of a four-year-old daughter, I have been mentally preparing myself for the eventual discussion about sex. I was going to be open-minded and talk honestly and without fear. I was going to talk about specifics, including…