Betty Box – helping tweens and teens with periods

*In the interests of personal disclosure, my tween has agreed to let me write this piece, and she is happy for me to be sharing this information. I would never discuss personal topics concerning her without her consent. She is happy to share and we have agreed what we can and can’t share. She also […]

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Please stop telling my kid to take her glasses off…

This is a rant. Aimed at no doubt the thoughtless amongst us. My child wears glasses. She has inherited not only my short sighted vision, but also the astigimatism and a genetic eyelid condition that means that she will, for the rest of her life, either have to wear glasses or contact lenses, unless at […]

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