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Kathy Pickus, Owner
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March 10, 2014: Dot Girl Indiegogo Campaign Launches to Educate Girls about Periods
February 1, 2013: Dot Girl Products™ Launches New Features in The Dot Girl First Period Kit®
November 1, 2011: Be Prepared for Early Puberty
October 19, 2011: The Dot Girl First Period Kit® has earned the coveted Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Media Seal of Approval
April 28, 2010: Dot Girl Products™ is a Finalist in WE Magazine Cover Story Contest
January 6, 2010: The Dot Girl First Period Kit® wins Mom's Choice Award®
September 1, 2009: Dot Girl Partners with The Department of Health and Human Services
December 21, 2006: TK Designs LLC Launches Dot Girl Products™ Website
Talking To Your Daughter About Her Period - Totally the Bomb - August 9, 2015
We actually ordered this Dot Girl Kit, and it came with lots of cool questions and resources for talking about your daughter’s period. (I am not affiliated with them in any way, I just think it’s a good product.)
Daddys Not Dumb, Just Clueless - February 2015
The Dot Girl First Period Kit listed as a resource for menstruation education in this book for single dads raising their daughters.
Kidfest 2015: What we saw for kids and families - The Oregonian - January 2015
Kathy Pickus started Dot Girl Products of Mukilteo, Washington so her daughter wouldn't have to have the same experience she did: getting her first period and not knowing what was happening.
The Dot Girl First Period Kit: a lifesaver for moms of tween girls - Cool Mom Picks - February 27, 2013
The new and improved Dot Girl First Period Kit still contains everything it had before that I appreciated, but now comes with a brighter, snazzier pouch, a year-long period diary, and a hook for hanging in the bathroom or in a school locker.
Kathy Pickus - Co-founder of Dot Girl Products - Idea Mensch - October 4, 2010
Kathy Pickus is the co-founder of Dot Girl Products, a fast-growing personal care products company on a mission to make puberty for young girls a whole lot better and more joyful.
Holy hormones! What to expect when puberty hits - CNN - April 1, 2009
Though my mom wasn't nearly as communicative, the kit she eventually purchased for me certainly helped prepare me for what was to come.
Kits help parents tell girls about their first periods - The Everett Herald - February 4, 2008
Kathy Pickus of Mukilteo, and her sister, Terri Goodwin of Seattle, created The Dot Girls First Period Kit as a visual aid for one of the most important sit downs of our lives: Where babies come from.
First-period kits like Dot Girl help tweens come of age with confidence - Seattle PI - November 18, 2007
"It's kind of interesting that despite all the openness in today's society, it's still not necessarily a comfortable topic to talk about," said Kathy Pickus of Mukilteo, co-creator of a kit designed to help young girls embrace their coming of age with confidence.