Musings of a Peri-Menopausal Woman

Rachael CrowMenopause, Menstrual Health, Musings

“Peri menopause is like being pre-menstrual ALL MONTH LONG.” When I heard that I couldn’t quite believe it, especially since I had done so much positive menstrual work since my 20’s…PMT/PMS whatever you want to label it, it just didn’t exist for me anymore….I had maybe one day- just before my bleed where I was a bit “off”, but if … Read More

Our vulnerability can be our greatest strength….Newsletter

Rachael CrowMenopause, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Newsletters, products, Workshops

Hello sistars, Well Autumn has crept in here in West Wales; morning mists, blackberries almost gone, rosehips and hawthorn berries are picked and bottled. I’m settling into my new home and new routine…here’s my bedroom morning view… I love seeing the moon and the stars from my bed too! I’ve been sitting closely with my “Inner Spring/Maiden” this month and … Read More

Through the Eclipse! Newsletter

Rachael CrowNewsletters, products, Workshops

Hello my lovelies, We are through the eclipses and moving into a period of change as we let go of the old, face our shadow side and open ourselves up to divine guidance and alignment. (not much eh?) I found the space between the full and dark moon eclipses especially interesting, it felt a particularly important time to be very … Read More

Free Period! ……. Newsletter

Rachael CrowGuest Writings, Newsletters

Hello Sistars, I opened my Facebook this morning to see this powerful little film that highlights the plight of girls in poverty. Free Period  Ever since being a teenager I’ve wondered why menstrual products aren’t free…well these Scottish campaigners are urging their government to make some changes! Perhaps it’s time the UK followed their example! “The Scottish government funds the … Read More

Advice I wish I’d had….

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health, Musings

Advice I wish I’d had…. I often ask women, what advice would you give your younger self? (it helps us to remember to go easy on our daughters!) I’ve been pondering this again recently …as I head towards menopause I’m craving the wisdom of elder women to support and gently guide me through this journey. It’s easy in hindsight to … Read More

Claim your Wild Power! …..Newsletter

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health, Newsletters

Hello Lovelies! This weekend I ventured out of West Wales to sit in circle on Mothers Day and be part of a new wave of women birthing of the Redvolution! I was at Alexandra and Sjanie’s Wild Power day where I finally got my hands on their new book- I’m sure its going to be the bible of menstruation for many! The … Read More

The Gifts of Knowing your Cycle

Rachael CrowMenarche, 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

Moon Time Support….

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

I’m lucky to have a few wonderful neighbours who are happy to chat all things “Moon Time” with me….often this is all we talk about!! A common topic is how, as mothers, we can get some “me time” around our moon time…. we came up with a few ideas… Create a “red box”…. this box would hold things to entertain … Read More