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First Period: 5 Weird Rituals & Traditions In Celebrating Womanhood Around The World

Ideally, culturally inspired communities continue to perform and follow rituals in order to keep the tradition and their unique identity. The first period bleeding is a girl’s transition to womanhood. 801 more words


First Period houses of Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, MA has about 18 First Period houses (built during the first century of English settlement, approximately 116-20-1720). In his landmark studies, “Massachusetts and its First Period Buildings” (1979) and The Framed Houses of Massachusetts Bay, 1625-1725 (1979), architectural historian Abbott Lowell Cummings demonstrated that eastern Massachusetts contains the greatest concentration of First Period structures in the nation. 2,656 more words


TEN things i wish i'd known about my periods from Day 1

I got my first period when I was 13 (I think?).  I can remember seeing some blood on my sheets one morning and bundling them up, as if to hide them.  1,280 more words


Distorted body image and puberty after childhood sexual abuse

I was 9 when I got my first period. I knew what it meant—I could get pregnant. What I didn’t know is exactly how you got pregnant and if… 492 more words


The early homes of the Shatswells

The oldest section of the Tuttle – Lord – Shatswell house at 88 High Street in Ipswich is said to have been built before 1690 as the home of John Shatswell, who came to join the Ipswich settlement in 1633 with his wife and four children. 1,821 more words

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Thomas Dennis, legendary Ipswich joiner

In 1937, Irving P. Lyon published a series of six articles about Thomas Dennis, joiner of Ipswich, analyzing numerous articles of furniture and family documents. The furniture of Thomas Dennis took on the status of historic treasure, and over time more pieces were attributed to him than he could have produced in his lifetime. 724 more words


In Honour of My First Moon and my Sacred BEing. <3

I was 12 and it was the last day of grade 6 when my period first made its’ appearance. I knew what it was and not much else. 1,033 more words

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