general book recommendations -for women, girls, periods, health, menopause

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Books for Women Thirteen Moons: Book of Women’s Wisdom; articles, information, art, poems, remedies, rituals, celebrations, stories & a 13 moons journal Paperback – by Rachael Crow Thirteen Moons is based on 13 Chapters, all celebrating Womens Wisdom and Womens Cycles: Red Moon: Sacred Blood, Maiden Moon: Ceremony, Ritual, Mother Moon: Celebration, Healers Moon: Wise Womens Herbs, Ancestor Moon: Moon … Read More

Finding Support in Our Transitions…. Newsletter

Rachael CrowMenarche, Menopause, Musings, Newsletters, products, Workshops

Hello sweet sistars, Blue Moon blessings!  Well my peri menopause journey ramped up this month with more flashes and heavy moontime bleeding, it can be easy to fall into fear when ‘symptoms’ feel unmanageable and all the mainstream support out there seems to lead to HRT. So it’s important for me to connect with women in a similar place who also … Read More

Who are Your Allies?

Rachael CrowMenarche, Menopause, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

For those of us who have been pioneers in the menstrual health field its been a lonely journey for the last 20 years, and it’s been vital for my sanity to have friends who ‘get it’ and support my work, but even with friends who are cycle literate, not many really dive deep and live by their cycle. So then … Read More

My first on-line teachings!!! Red Girl

Rachael CrowMenarche, Workshops

        Red Girl (Mid Girl & Menarche Passages)  How many girls are taught that their menstruation is her power? How would your relationship to your cycle have been different if you had been celebrated at menarche? What if society was set up to support women living by their cycle instead of encouraging us to ignore it, medicate … Read More

Why “Catch Up Ceremonies” are Important…

Rachael CrowMenarche, Musings, Workshops

Having taken many, many women through ‘catch up ceremonies’- whether they are birth, mid girl, menarche, leaving home, closing the bones, croning….whatever ceremony or ritual it might be, the response is always “THAT WAS POWERFUL!” ….and then there’s the positive after effects! For women who have taken part in a menarche ceremony and reconnected to their maiden self, its huge! … Read More

Mentoring Our Girls…..Newsletter

Rachael CrowMenarche, Musings, Newsletters, products, Workshops

Hello my dears, Last Sunday I was privileged to sit in circle with our Mothers and Daughters Lodge where we explored the cycles of life, the seasons, our Moon Time cycles, Thresholds of Womanhood….all taught through the process of making a beautiful earth altar mandala, creating soft clay figures to gift to the earth and willow spirals to hang in … 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