Can I Get a Pad?

Can I get a pad? Just one sanitary napkin? I find myself asking this question every month when mother nature comes knocking. Why, you ask, do I have this constant dilemma? The answer is simple; I am the mother of a teenage girl. Teenage girls are notorious for using up feminine hygiene products and not telling anyone until they need them. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that pads are the only thing they leave their mothers high and un-dry with. From disposable razors to tampons, if it is made for women they are going to use it up and not think twice about it. Continue reading…


The Original Teen Mom

The press has been watching the MTV reality TV shows about teen mothers with a magnifying glass from the very beginning and so have I. Whether it be the original show ‘16 and Pregnant’, or one of the two spin off shows ‘Teen Mom’ and ‘Teen Mom 2’ the public has a seemingly never-ending appetite to watch these young girls thrust into adulthood. Who knows what makes these shows compelling. Likely it has something to do with the natural attraction we as human beings have toward drama. Personally, I am drawn to the show because I am one of the original “teen moms.” Continue reading…