We offer school partners a range of puberty education books, purchased through Amazon for the most part, to be housed in school libraries and counselors’ offices (we can’t afford to furnish all students with their own books). More recently, we have been able to offer students the booklet Passage: A Guide to Periods, supplied by our friends at Glad Rags. It covers biology, history, menstrual options, and more and fits with our mission by providing a lively, positive approach to menstruation. You can order yours here.

I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the booklets on self care. We have been able to use these in our small groups and give them to individual students. We appreciate your attention to the needs that we face as we educate our students in this matter. Our students often are not prepared for the changes in their bodies and these booklets have been useful tools for us.

Will Rogers Elementary School Counselor


Paper-Based Moon Time (Period) Tracker 

We are excited to share this printable moon time (period) tracker! Tracking your cycle each day can be an interesting and informative way to record what you notice as you move through your world and relationships, while on your moon time. This “28-Day Moon Journal” is reprinted (with permission) from our all-time favorite book on moon time teachings, Moon Time Prayer. You can download it below, print it out and make entries on each day of your cycle, “writ[ing] your moon time cycles, reflections, learnings, and feelings and connect[ing] with your body’s natural rhythm in an intimate way.”  

Using the Journal: To get started, make an entry on the “Day 1” page the first bleeding day of your menstrual cycle. Work your way through the journal thereafter, day by day, recording the calendar date and writing a reflection, even just a few words, each day of your moon time. Pick a time each day to record what you notice, and, if you want, what you feel, your dreams, what brings you joy, and what feels challenging. Feel free to make additional pages if your cycle extends beyond 28 days. 

Tip: You can easily divide each page so you can make multiple Day 1 entries (example: 4 months’ worth of Day 1 entries can be put on the Day 1 page). Over time, if you use the journal this way, you will be able to compare your cycle days over time and anticipate what you might need to feel your best on any given day when you might need more rest, when you usually feel most creative and how to honor your body on every day of your moontime  (example: What was I feeling on my Day 1 three months ago? What is different, what is similar, what do I notice?). 

We hope that you find it empowering and enlightening to make a paper record of “your creativity flowing through your body” please let us know what you think! 

Migwetch (thank you) to author Dr. Cindy Gaudet, illustrator Leah Dorion and publisher Mother Butterfly Books for the work you put into creating this journal. The Kwek Society encourages the use of a paper tracker over online period tracking apps, as operators of online apps could be sharing or even selling your data to third parties. 

Menstruation Animation

Since we launched The Kwek Society, we’ve been on the hunt for a fun, yet reliable source of information about puberty and menstruation. Something that young people, their parents and their educators could consult anytime, anywhere, that we could offer through our site  And now we’ve found a reliable option in this Menstruation Animation video, produced by researchers in the lab of Shruthi Mahalingaiah, assistant professor of environmental, reproductive, and women’s health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, working with educators at the Museum of Science, Boston.


Age-appropriate videos for young adolescents about puberty, reproduction, relationships, sex, and sexuality.

Amaze.org is a site chockful of informative videos for youth, educators, and parents. The AMAZE team includes experts in sexuality education, youth sexual development, and parent-child communication that work with animators to develop each video.

Amaze.org’s mission is to harness the power of digital media to provide young adolescents around the globe with medically accurate, age-appropriate, affirming, and honest sex education they can access directly online—regardless of where they live or what school they attend. Amaze.org also strives to assist adults—parents, guardians, educators, and health care providers around the globe—to communicate effectively and honestly about sex and sexuality with the children and adolescents in their lives. 

If you don’t wish your adolescent(s) to freely explore all the videos on the site, you can create a My Amaze account that is password-protected, create your own video playlist and share it. For example, if you’re an educator, you will be able to select and save videos, create unique playlists to integrate into lessons, and share links to selected videos/playlists with students. If you’re a parent, you will be able to share specific videos or groups of videos with your children. The list you curate will reside on a protected page and will not have links to the rest of the Amaze.org website.

We are eager for your feedback if you check out the site!

Medline Plus

Also, check out Medline Plus, a reliable, simply-written online health information resource for families. Medline Plus is a service of the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. Among the Health Topics to explore are “puberty” and “menstruation.” It also provides many links to articles for parents, kids, teens, and educators on kidshealth.org, Nemours Children’s Health website. You might want to take a look at the topics in the kids’ section, including “how your body works,” “puberty and growth,” “staying healthy,” and “feelings.”

Let us know what you think of these educational resources!