Ruby Cups B1G1 Social Mission

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health

Women and girls affected by poverty face problems during their periods because they simply cannot afford menstrual hygiene products. Without proper sanitary products, girls and women are forced to use degrading substitutes (like mud or old newspapers), which do not absorb well and often carry serious health implications for infections and diseases. Menstruation is a hugely overlooked barrier to development … Read More

Drumming, what’s it all about?

Rachael CrowMoon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings, Workshops

Lots of women ask me why they might ‘need’ a drum….. My passion is connecting women to their cycles and through their cycles they become connected to the Earth Mother…for we mirror her seasons in our wombs. Through your drum you can connect deeply to your inner wisdom (during your moon time is a perfect time to try this) and … Read More

Slowing down…autumn treats…..newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

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 CrowMenarche, 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

As the Season Turns….Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Hello my lovelies! The year is turning! Autumn equinox saw us having a community celebration around the campfire, deciding what we want to let go of going forward into this new season (plus lots of drumming, singing and animal calls of course!). I’ve been sharing my thoughts about my personal journey into a new season – perimenopause – over on … Read More

Gateway to Menopause….Standing at the Threshold to Wise Woman

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Gateway to Menopause….Standing at the Threshold to Wise Woman- Rachael Crow As a woman who has been working with my cycle for most of my adult years, with a particular passion for celebrating women- young and old…I was noticing a fear arising in me about menopause….I wasn’t really sure what it would bring, not many women where speaking about it, … 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

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