What’s a Purple Tent? … Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Hello there! So you’ve heard of a Red Tent – but what’s a Purple Tent? “On her first bleed – a woman MEETS her power. During her bleeding years – she PRACTICES her power. And at Menopause – she BECOMES her POWER!” (Native American saying) DeAnna L’am created the Purple Tent as the place where you learn to BECOME & … Read More

Are your tampons hurting you?

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

Many women don’t think twice about using tampons, they’re easy, convenient and let you keep going with normal life when you bleed. Sure, we all know about the potential risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome, but the risks are relatively small if you use your tampons properly. So they’re safe, right? Well, unfortunately, no they’re not. Most of us probably presume … Read More

Ditch The Disposables ……Newsletter

Rachael HertogsMusings, Newsletters, Workshops

Hello my beauties! This newsletter is dedicated to the #ditchthedisposables campaign that launches on Aug 14th and runs til the 31st. The main aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of reusables and so here at Moon Times  we are offering 10% off ALL our cloth pads, moon sponges and cups (but not sale items, books, herbal blends, wraps etc- … Read More

Auction Special…..see what’s on offer!

Rachael HertogsMusings, Newsletters

So here we are….you get to see exactly whats on offer from all the AMAZING women who have donated their gifts to support this Community Red Tent! (Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!) To take part in the Auction do join the Red Tent Facebook event and see how it works! Here we go…the Auction Items …in no particular order! … Read More

Is your period making you skint?

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

Moon Times Jam Sponge

Disposable sanitary towels are a relatively modern product, first produced in 1896, they didn’t really become popular till the 1920’s, which is also when the first commercially available tampons went on sale in the US. Before that women used cloths or rags which they washed and re-used! On average a woman will use around 17,000 disposable menstrual products in her … Read More

Sponge Tampons are NOTHING NEW!

RachadminMenstrual Health

Moon Sponges are the environmentally friendly and comfortable alternative to ‘disposable’ tampons! Moon Sponges are natural (unbleached) sea sponge that you can use instead of a tampon. Women have used sponges as tampons for thousands of years! (for more info on sponges and how the Egyptians were using them in 1550 see the Museum of Menstruation!) Is it environmentally friendly … Read More