Tweet your hilarious/crazy advice to @PlaytexGG for a chance at $1000! It pays to have your period!

Okay so maybe that title is a bit extreme but you COULD win a $1000 Visa Gift Card by taking 5 minutes or less out of your day….read on:



To ensure women have all the facts so they can feel comfortable and protected during their time of the month, Playtex® Gentle Glide® 360 ͦ™ Tampons is hosting a twitter contest about advice they were given when they first got their period.  From October 22nd to November 22nd, Canadian women are being asked to tweet the hilarious advice they were given to @PlaytexGG using #PlayOn for a chance to win a $1,000 Visa gift card.  Women can tweet once per day to increase their chances of winning, and there will be giveaways happening throughout the contest too!  The official contest rules can be found here:

What kind of crazy advice were you given? 

I wasn’t necessarily given any ‘crazy’ advice but this may shock you-my mom didn’t talk to me about my period.  Instead, she sent me to a class with the school nurse and other girls in my grade.  We watched a video (from the 1960’s) and then wrote down questions on a piece of paper.  The piece of paper was folded twice and put into a bowl.  The nurse then sat us in a circle and picked each folded paper out of the bowl, read the question aloud and then answered it.  Then we went home!

I thought about that when I heard about this contest and that just seems so ‘far out’ to me.  I mean, why wouldn’t I just have a conversation?  I’m wondering if any of you out there with almost teenage daughters know if the school still offers these “classes.”  Weird, right?

Anyway, why are you still reading this? Get to tweeting!

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