Scary Mommy

July 25, 2024

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Serious Question: How Do You Clean Period Underwear?

Here’s how to treat your go-to period panties so they’ll last.


Yes, You've Got To Teach Your Kids How To Wash Themselves

Puberty will make your kid stink. Full stop.

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What Are The Signs Your Kid Might Get Their First Period Soon-ish?

Prepare to put together a period kit! Here are some clues this milestone is close.

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I’ve Actually Learned So Much About Self-Love From My Skincare-Obsessed Tweens

Watching my kids start to carve out non-negotiable time for themselves every evening feels huge to me. It is huge.


Yes, You Should Talk To Your Cisgender Son About Periods

This conversation isn’t just for menstruating bodies.

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My Kid Looks Like A Teen & It Freaks Me Out

My 10-year-old son looks more like a teenager than a preteen.

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The Nitty-Gritty 411 On Balls

Are you completely mystified by these hanging appendages? Don’t worry — we got you.

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Don’t Let Summer Start Without Having These Convos With Your Kids

Let’s set everybody up for success here, shall we?

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