The arrival of “Aunt Flo” can be a tad overwhelming. Dot Girl is a great coming of age gift, a complete kit that covers it all. It shows young girls how to track their cycles and also answers basic questions. In addition to the basic monthly essentials, the kit also includes sanitary wipes and even a reusable heating pad for pesky cramps . The cute carrying case is perfect storage for a school locker, among other places. $23 at www.dotgirlproducts.com.
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