Spring Newsletter

RachadminMenarche, Menstrual Health, Musings

Hello Lovelies! Isn’t it great to see the snowdrops and crocuses coming up? I am so enjoying the lighter mornings and evenings! Well I have decided that 2013 is the year my business gets a bit more attention! After Dorothy was born in 2010, and then moving and having Emrys last year its been a bit neglected in terms of … Read More

Have you read my Menarche book?

RachadminMenarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Those of you who have my Menarche book- I’d love your comments, feedback on it….was there anything you thought of that should be included that wasn’t? more pictures, photos, art? I am updating the front cover- to a beautiful photo of a young girl emerging from a red tent and thought I may as well re-edit it at the same … Read More

New Film…Monthlies

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

http://www.indiegogo.com/monthlies?a=1801398 What is menstruation? What changes in a girl’s life when ”it” first arrives? Monthlies is a fresh film exploring the period with humor and sensitivity. http://www.mooninsideyou.com/v2/en/ Monthlies represents a fresh view of a taboo impacting the world of girls (and boys) to a larger extent than it may first seem. With humor and sensitivity it discloses misbeliefs, prejudices and … Read More

[guest video] What teenagers know about menstruation. Is it enough?

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health

Do teenage girls know enough about menstruation and their bodies? The documentary film the Monthlies represents a fresh view of a taboo impacting the world of girls (and boys) to a larger extent than it may first seem. With humor and sensitivity it discloses misbeliefs, prejudices and rules of the “menstrual etiquette” that still persist not only in the remote … Read More

[guest post] Menstrual huts protect Dogon men from cuckoldry

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

ENSURING your partner doesn’t cheat is a perennial problem. Perhaps one solution is religion. Beverly Strassmann at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has spent years studying the Dogon people of Mali, west Africa. Women who practise the traditional Dogon religion, unlike those who are Muslim or Christian, spend five days a month around the time of menstruation in a … Read More

Red Tent The Movie now on sale!!

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

DVD Now on Sale! $25.00 Red Tent DVD store Things We Don’t Talk About: Woman’s Stories from the Red Tent is a groundbreaking 72-minute documentary film by award winning filmmaker Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost, PhD. Spontaneous and organic, a Red Tent is a red textile space where women gather to rest, renew, and often share deep and powerful stories about their … Read More