New Dot Girl™ Product Alleviates First Period Angst for Parents and Daughters

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The Dot GirlÂ?Â?s First Period Kit is a simple, interactive tool to use when discussing menstruation with pre-teen girls. Used in conjunction with information at, the kit will alleviate angst over a daughterÂ?s first period.

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A girl having her first period is one of the stepping stones to womanhood. It also can be an awkward time for a young girl who is not sure what is happening to her body and for parents who are not sure how to approach the subject. Fortunately, turning an uncomfortable subject into a positive communication experience is easier with The Dot Girl™’s new First Period Kit featured at

“Our motivation was to provide information for what young girls are experiencing for the first time,” state Terri Goodwin and Kathy Pickus, creators of The Dot Girl™’s First Period Kit. The kit includes a 12-page booklet that addresses common concerns including Have you noticed that your body is changing? and Do you feel like you’re just waiting for it to happen? A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page included on the website at also assists parents in discerning when their daughter might be approaching her first menstrual period.

While developing The Dot Girl™’s First Period Kit, Goodwin and Pickus said, “We were amazed that every woman we spoke too about the product had to stop and tell us the story of her first period.” Recognizing another opportunity to open up communication channels between parents and daughters, a Share Your Story feature is also included at Visitors to the site are encouraged to share their first period story to help young girls know that they are not alone in experiencing this change in their bodies.

The Dot Girl™’s First Period Kit has been positively reviewed for its ease and simplicity by several parent oriented blogs and websites. Reviews are available at

Dot Girl™ First Period Products is owned by TK Designs, LLC and is based in the Seattle, WA area. TK Designs, LLC was founded in December 2005 by sisters Terri Goodwin and Kathy Pickus.

For more information contact:

Kathy Pickus, Owner

TK Designs, LLC

Phone: 425-347-3405

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