Mentoring Our Girls…..Newsletter

Rachael HertogsMenarche, Musings, Newsletters, products, Workshops

Hello my dears, Last Sunday I was privileged to sit in circle with our Mothers and Daughters Lodge where we explored the cycles of life, the seasons, our Moon Time cycles, Thresholds of Womanhood….all taught through the process of making a beautiful earth altar mandala, creating soft clay figures to gift to the earth and willow spirals to hang in … Read More

The Gifts of Knowing your Cycle

Rachael HertogsMenarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Wow, well, I’m home from a Wild Power day with the wonderful Grandmother of Menstruation Alexandra Pope and the exuberant Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer. Oh how these women (and the women we sat in circle with) inspire me! No matter how many years we’ve been doing “this work”, there are always more layers to peel, more discoveries of the self to … Read More

Journey into Womanhood- Mother and Daughter Camp 2017

Rachael HertogsMenarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

Journey into Womanhood- Mother and Daughter Camp 2017 25th – 28th August 2017 £300 per mother and daughter (includes camping and all meals-veggie) For Mothers and daughters (age 8 to 14 ) to spend a magical weekend in Pembrokeshire, sitting in circle, sharing stories and cooking around the fire, being together on sacred land, spending time in the Red Tent … Read More

Slowing down…autumn treats…..newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

cup of herbal tea

My dear ones, I’m slowing down and entering my moon lodge this week…so here are my offerings to you this week…. In The Shop Autumn is well and truly here now, there’s a nip in the air and my thoughts are turning to all things cosy. So for the ultimate snuggly moon time experience, we have a few  felted organic … Read More

Menarche “Catch Up” Ceremony for Women

Rachael HertogsMenarche, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

What’s a “catch up” ceremony? In Gail Burkett’s Gifts From The Elders and Nine Passages books she speaks about the importance of women holding young girls, creating girls groups and circles, celebrating rites of passages with girls… But how do we women, who have never been honoured and celebrated, hold girls in this way? How do we move through our … Read More

Making Plans and Celebrating your Menarche

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Dearest Sisters, With Autumn equinox just around the corner, there’s a definite autumnal chill in the air here at Moon Times HQ. We’re busy dreaming up big magic and putting plans in place for next year’s Thirteen Moons Journey. For all of you that love to plan, we’ve got some rather special diaries and calendars in stock so you can … Read More

Thirteen Moons Journey 2017

Rachael HertogsMenarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Next Journey Starts April 2017…..   This years Thirteen Moons journey will guide women though the Nine Passages /Life Spiral of womanhood, as well as including menstrual recapitulation, shamanic drum making, rites of passage ceremonies, meditation, Red Tent and Moon Lodge wisdom, Sacred Scars*, journaling, circling, chanting, crafting, touching nature, staying up to watch the sunrise, all night vigil and connecting … Read More

Womens Wisdom for Girls

Rachael HertogsMenarche, Musings

Womens Wisdom for Girls By Rachael Hertogs Article for Juno Magazine, published 2015 Our daughters imitate, especially from age 8 onwards, when the hormones begin to stir, they start to watch women, watch the older girls in their families and their peer groups. I have found this is the time to scoop them into the loving arms of women. I … Read More

Connection and Celebration…Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Dearest Sisters, Spring is in full flow here and I’m so excited to be preparing for the upcoming mother and daughter camp. It promises to be a beautiful weekend of connection to the land and to each other and a blissful celebration of women’s wisdom. I’ve been overwhelmed by the amazing response from all the mothers wanting to share this … Read More