A Few Days in the Life of a Peri-Menopausal Woman

Rachael HertogsMenstrual Health, Musings

cup of herbal tea

When oh when will there be a menstruation book for mothers? For peri menopausal mothers? Whilst I am deeply grateful for the wonderful books that led me to the power of my menstruation- Red Moon, Wild Genie, Her Blood is Gold, Code Red, Wild Power and others…there is very little mention of how to live your cycle whilst mothering, let … 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

Celebrating Ourselves and Our Girls….Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Greetings my beautiful Moon Sisters! How are you all after the intense full moon weekend? It was a big one for me, with a full moon drum making group, the World Wide Womb Blessing and then celebrating one of our beautiful girls from our Daughters of the Earth Lodge as she started her Moontime journey! I was holding a lot … Read More

Know your Flow……Newsletter

Maisie BateMenstrual Health, Newsletters, Workshops

Dearest Sistars, Happy New Year! Hope you had a lovely festive break and are entering the new year with resolutions of self care, sustainability and sisterhood! This week, I’m excited to share our winter sale, some tools for cycle charting (whether you’re a words person or prefer to learn visually) and a call on the blog to protect and fight … Read More

Yule countdown….Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Dearest Sistars, The year is winding down and we’re drawing inwards, making time for family, community and rest. We’ve got some snuggly pad sets in the shop and a blog post all about giving yourself and others some TLC, or pop over to our Facebook page for our Solstice countdown and check out all our special gifts we’ve highlighted! Last … Read More

Birthdays, Special Gifts, Moon Charts and Diaries for 2017….Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

wanted: a circle of sisters

Dearest Sistars, Today I celebrate my youngest sons 4th Birthday! He’s excited about having an outdoor party with baked potatoes and a fire….and his new party game “The Lucky Box” (similar to pass the parcel…except lucky dip style!) We are wishing for dry weather this afternoon! It’s certainly getting chilly here in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside and soup and snuggling … 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

Celebrating Girls, Zero Waste and Back to School! Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Dearest Sistars, I’m still processing the amazing, powerful and emotional weekend I just shared with 12 mothers and girls….we had such a special time together and even the weather gods shone on us! One mother shared her experiences of the weekend with us: “What peacefulness, gentleness, acceptance and love from beautiful women and beautiful land. Having my daughter held, seen and … 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

Try a moon medicine walk….. Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Dearest Sisters, Do you connect to the Moon? Lately I’ve been taking moon medicine walks, I just love tapping into the ancient energy Grandmother Moon holds and I often ponder how many of us are walking together under the same moon? Pause under her and ask her questions, let go of any issues and be cleansed in her energy. Have … Read More