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

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

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

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

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

Connection and Celebration…Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Dearest Sisters, Spring is in full flow here and I’m so excited to be preparing for the upcoming mother and daughter camp. It promises to be a beautiful weekend of connection to the land and to each other and a blissful celebration of women’s wisdom. I’ve been overwhelmed by the amazing response from all the mothers wanting to share this … Read More

Happy New Year from Moon Times…Newsletter

MoonTimesMusings, Newsletters

Greetings Sisters! So we find ourselves in the last few days of 2015, a sort of inbetween place.  The Solstice or Christmas excitement is done and we wait for a new year to begin.  This can be a great time of rest and stillness if you can take it, before the world winds back up again.  What intentions are you … Read More