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

Thirteen Moons Journey 2017

Rachael CrowMenarche, 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

Yes, Summer is here!! …..Newsletter

Maisie BateMenarche, Menstrual Health, Newsletters

Dearest Sisters, Well summer has finally arrived here thank goddess and we’re enjoying loooong hot days outside. Our summer SALE continues with loads of bargains to be had – find out more below. There’s also a blog post on sharing womens’ wisdom with the girls in our lives (link further down!) and info about upcoming workshops. So grab a cuppa … Read More

Womens Wisdom for Girls

Rachael CrowMenarche, Menstrual Health, Musings

Womens Wisdom for Girls By Rachael (Hertogs) Crow 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. … Read More

Journey into Womanhood, Mother & Daughter Camp

Rachael CrowMenarche, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings, Workshops

Journey into Womanhood- Mother and Daughter Camp 26-29th August 2016 £200-250 per mother and daughter sliding scale, pay what you can afford between £200 and £250  (includes camping and all meals-vegetarian)   For Mothers and daughters (age 8 and up) to spend a magical weekend in Pembrokeshire, sitting in circle, sharing stories and cooking around the fire, being together on … Read More

Changing Woman Mandala

Rachael CrowGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

new on our Moon Times shop– Changing Woman Mooncycle Mandala By Hannah Gwawr This beautifully illustrated chart is a visual journey to assist with the remembering of and re-connection to the ancient mysteries and wisdom of the divine feminine and the Moonlodge. A womans nature is cyclical and rhythmical, within our cycle are archetypes of the Goddess/feminine energies which we … Read More

Autumn Weavings in our Women and Girls Lodge

Rachael CrowMenarche, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

This month our focus in our lodge has been the Autumn Equinox…sharing the harvest and giving thanks! So we decided the perfect way to celebrate with our Women and Girls Lodge would be to make soup of our vegetable harvest…which everyone helped with the chopping and stirring on the fire! We collected wild berries to make into a delicious jam, … Read More