Every woman has an awkward story about her period. And some of that awkwardness might be due to the fact that periods, although a completely natural and vital part of humanity, are shrouded in taboo (in fact, the word taboo, from the Polynesian word tapua, means “menstrual flow”)!
In a post #MeToo world, many parents of young boys are anxious to find a better way forward for their sons. Luckily, there are many things parents can do to foster a positive environment in which their sons can flourish and thrive, and be proud of who they grow up to be.
Being a single father to a daughter can be particularly daunting, as you navigate all the social situations, complex feelings, and developmental changes your daughter experiences throughout her youth—without a firsthand understanding of some of what she's going through.