How Menstruation Makes Everything Worse

August 13, 2020
Hosted by Robin LaCross

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Episode Description

What’s your relationship with your period like? As girls, we get a lot of negative messaging around menstruation. It’s this life-changing event that happens suddenly, without warning. There’s an expectation that “The Curse”, will make everything harder or worse. Yet, we’re taught to hide menstruation and pretend that everything is just like any other day. It can be difficult to keep it all bottled up inside. Girls have a lot of anxiety around their period. It can be traumatizing when menstruation starts unexpectedly and instead of female classmates showing compassion and helping out, more often they are a source of shame and ridicule. Why is that? In this important episode, Robin decodes the vulva, teaches listeners how to create a yoni map, and invites you to explore the relationship you have with your period. She shares what a healthy cycle looks like, how to make cycles predictable, her favorite remedy for a late period and plus lots more to help shift attitudes around menstruation.

Holistic Sex Ed Radio

Holistic Sex Ed Radio

Thursday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel

It is often said that sex is one of the most challenging topics for couples to discuss effectively. If this is true, then how can we EVER hope to feel comfortable when it comes to talking to our kids about sex?

We feature a wide variety of topics to help parents have meaningful conversations with their kids about growing up, teen sex, healthy relationships and staying safe in our rapidly changing world. Each episode is full of practical information you can implement right away. Our guests give you food for thought, things to consider and strategies to help you get the results you want. You’ll feel more prepared and less stressed for the conversations that matter most.

Kids need your help to successfully navigate these taboo topics so that they can acquire the tools and skills they need to create healthy relationships and lay a solid foundation for a life of their dreams. Holistic Sex Ed Radio is broadcast live Thursdays at 10 AM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

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Robin LaCross

Robin LaCross

Robin LaCross is a holistic health practitioner who specializes in women’s reproductive health. She has been using and teaching natural birth control methods for over 25 years. Robin is passionate about empowering women and making sure all girls grow up knowing and understanding their bodies.

Robin believes that by changing the way parents talk to their kids about sex we can reduce unintended pregnancies and the spread of STDs in the world. To this end, Robin founded the HPV Education Project to raise awareness about the virus and the problems it causes. She also created a pair of online interview series called the Raising Empowered Daughters Summit and the Raising Empowered Kids Interview Series where she interviewed over 40 experts on a wide variety of topics designed to empower parents to communicate freely with their children about growing up, sex, relationships and staying safe.

Robin helps parents prepare for these challenging conversations by offering online training programs, private coaching and through her weekly radio show, Holistic Sex Ed Radio.

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