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|View Poll Results: Do you expect your daughter to tell you when she starts her period?|
|Yes, I expect her to tell me as soon as it happens||81||54.00%|
|Yes, whenever she feels ready to||43||28.67%|
|No, she deserves privacy about her body||10||6.67%|
|Other (please explain)||13||8.67%|
|Voters: 150. You may not vote on this poll|
Originally Posted by whateverdidiwants
FTR, I did not tell my mom when I started my period. She was very closemouthed about sex and I didn't think it was her business.
Originally Posted by MareliMoo728
ok well i have to say (i'm only 13) i personally didn't know how to approach my mom with the whole idea when it acctually happened... i think in her mind we are "very close" but i don't ever really tell her when i like a guy or much... its usually through email if i do tell her... i dunno i guess we are really close in some ways like we are open to each other but i'm more open to other adults about it than i am to her... i don't understand why a mom would be mad about it if their child didn;t say anything . you just have to be TOTALLY open with your kids and from the time they are really little you have to be open with them about about... well everything and as they start coming closer to the "maturing age" its good to talk to them about it more often. DON'T BE TOOOOO PUSHY WITH IT time will come ... just always have some "spare equipment" on hand.. sometimes i like to use hippy pads and other times i use regular disposable pads from HEB or whatever i guess its just the way your mom does it or who influences you cause my mom is totally NOT a hippie but my "sister" (just a close family friend) is a hippie and she uses hippie pads and then cups... so i guess just have a variety or if you guys are TRULY close enough... talk to her about what she would like to use...
if you moms out there have any questions for me... SHOOT!
|It was kind of a shock when she switched to tampons, though; I reached for one and the box was empty!|
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