I've never visited this forum so I hope you don't mind me just jumping in. I have two daughters dd1 is 9 and dd2 is 5. DD1 is very interested in the human body. I'm a midwife and have always been very open with her about sex and babies etc (she has known how babies were made since she asked me, probing for detail after detail, when she was 4) I bought her a book about reproduction last christmas which she has read many times and often asks me questions about. Its a science based book and covers puberty a little but not in much depth.
I've been looking for a book for her to read on her own (I'll be available for discussion, of course, but I want her to feel free to read it at her own pace) That covers the changes to her body over the coming years but also talks about her emotions, friendships, body image, self-esteem etc. I want something that has a feminist angle, or at least something that doesn't have an emphasis on looking good (one book i looked at said something about how puberty will turn her into a 'babe' and she will look better in her jeans!! - this is NOT the kind of book I'm looking for!) Also, I'm a single parent so I want something that doesn't emphasis two parent families as being the ideal
Does anyone have any recommendations? I know its a bit specific!
Also, I use a moon cup. Does anyone have experience of their young daughters using 'green' sanitary products