Parent's all over the world are culprits of the biggest lie on the face of the planet and I’m one of them! But we have to do better! What is this lie, you may be asking?
Think back: When was the last time you picked up your phone and invited a friend or acquaintance mom friend to do something with you and your kids? Now, i'm not talking your best friend or your kids best friend that they see every single day. I'm talking about the mom that you know but don't know that well. The one who's phone number you rarely use. The new mom in town or even the mom that you haven't seen for a year or two but follow faithfully on facebook?
Lets be honest, it's probably been a while or even never.
Just typing it makes me shudder a little bit.
I was hesitant to use a menstrual cup for around 4 years. When I first heard of them, they were attached to the name "diva Cup." Diva cup? I'm no diva! That does not sound like something I would ever be interested in. I'll stick with my tampons, thanks.
Then one day, in preparation for my first postpartum period with my second baby, I was hanging out at Tiny Feet BOutique and talking to some friends. They began discussing the menstrual cup that the store sold and I was totally grossed out. Then someone said "you only have to empty and clean it once or twice a day!" I went from grossed out to intrigued in seconds! (Click to read more!)