Tag: Health

Welcome to Your Period by Yumi Stynes and Melissa Kang

Welcome to Your Period book review

Yumi Stynes is one of those capable people who do all kinds of things well. She’s now written Welcome to Your Period, a book about, you guessed it, starting your period. The…

Understanding the teenage brain

Neuroscience is unlocking the mysteries of the teen brain

How would you describe an average teenager? For most people, the following characteristics might come to mind: moody, impulsive, risk taking, likely to succumb to peer pressure. by Lucy Foulkes, University of…

Starting your period - 5 books to inform and support

6 good books about starting your period

Can you imagine what it was like starting your period back in the days when nobody talked about periods? Perhaps you would wake in the night to blood-soaked sheets and the thought…

Puberty vs Perimenopause

Puberty vs Perimenopause: Let’s get ready to rumble

I’ve spent years researching and writing about the ‘perfect age’ to have kids (spoiler: there isn’t one), but there is one angle that has only just become apparent to me. As someone…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.