Wrong Answer. Try Again.

Wrong Answer. Try Again.

Recently I asked a school nurse, “Why are pads and tampons kept in your office, and not the bathrooms, where they are needed?” The answer won’t surprise you, and I’ll bet it’s the same answer most of you would get if you walked into a...
Is Your Period Sustainable?

Is Your Period Sustainable?

It is hard to overstate just how big an impact our periods are having on the planet. In the last decade or so, there is a mountain of evidence that has piled up regarding menstrual products’ effects on the environment and if we’re being honest, we have to...
When It’s More Than Just A Hashtag

When It’s More Than Just A Hashtag

Today marks International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. One of the best ways to mark the day and champion the push for equality for all genders is to uplift the work of others. The theme...
p.s. Seeing Red in Reading

p.s. Seeing Red in Reading

During the begining of the school year, mid September, I was at school. I’d had my period for about three months. I had thought my period had ended the night before. I was in Reading when I felt a drip. “Can’t be anything,” I thought. By the...