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Are You Rocking The Red Tent?

"What's your problem? You on the rag?" I was in seventh grade the first time a boy dismissed reality by saying that I was having a fit of hormone-driven hysteria. He was teasing a classmate and bei…

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9 Ways to Increase Fertility Naturally

By Kristin Ohlson, Experience Life You've been trying to start a family without success for the past year or more, you're not alone. As many as one in 10 Americans will experience infertility, ac…

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Homeopathy for the Hormonal Problems of Women

by Deborah Olenev C.C.H., RSHom (NA), Contributor to Homeopathy on Allthingshealing.com People often ask me if homeopathy can do anything for hormonal problems, and I have to tell them, “Yes, indee…

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What’s Up Down There? The TWEEN Years

I’ve been fielding questions from tweens and their mothers as part of a corporate spokesperson role with UbyKotex, and for those of you with tween girls, I thought I’d share what has come up! I a…

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How To Talk To Your Tween About Periods

You don’t want to leave it to the gossip she hears at school. Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret doesn’t quite spin it the way you’d want it presented. And you certainly can’t count on school s…

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Can Menstrual Cramps Change Your Brain?

While on the road promoting What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend (on shelves now!), we've heard a lot of fabulous questions about today's …

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9 Symptoms of Perimenopause

While many girls get at least a bare bones education about their bodies and the impending changes that will be brought about by puberty -- even if it's only through that embarrassing "health" class ta…

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Embracing Our Girlytude

When I first created Owning Pink, it was all about just owning our girlytude. Though our community has evolved into something far, far greater – a place where we are free to be precisely who we a…

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