We’re almost upon a new year—and, moms, we need to talk. What if we made some real resolutions? Ones that will enrich our lives and maybe even take back the person we used to be, before kids and stubborn belly fat got in the way?
The first time Melinda Smith* used a tampon, she was 20 years old and it hurt like hell. It didn’t matter that it was the smallest size, it still hurt. When questioned why she had never attempted to use them before, she shrugged and said, “I was afraid to. I knew everyone else used them, but here I was, afraid of them.” What she didn’t realize at the time was this was a far bigger deal than she could ever imagine.