Menarche Party? Meh. Getting Your Period Doesn't Make You a Woman

I'm wary about menarche parties, whether they involve cheesy themed partyware and "Pin the Ovaries" games or Native American folk songs and flower garlands. I'm all for girls feeling empowered rather than embarrassed about getting their periods, and I love the idea of parents celebrating and supporting their… » 3/20/12 7:40pm 3/20/12 7:40pm