Anyone who knows me has probably heard me rant about the importance of teaching children the proper words when it comes to reproductive anatomy. I find it extremely frustrating when young girls aren’t even given a word for such an important part of their own body, and instead face embarrassment and frustration anytime they need to refer to it.
I was one of these little girls. I very vividly remember not having a word to express that part of my body and it being shrouded in discomfort. Not out of malicious intent of course, my parents are two awesome people who would never want me to feel bad about myself, but I was never taught the proper terms for my vagina or vulva. This led to me making up my own name, one I recently heard a young girl use and I can’t begin to express how I felt when I heard it come…
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