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

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

Nine Passages for Women and Girls: Ceremonies and Stories of Transformation by Gail Burkett

Rachael CrowBook Reviews, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

Nine Passages for Women and Girls: Ceremonies and Stories of Transformation by Gail Burkett I am so excited to be selling this book in the UK! I’ve been a fan of Gails since reading her Gifts from the Elders (which inspired me and a group of women to start a mother and daughter lodge!) and I’ve been using her life … 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

Try a moon medicine walk….. Newsletter

Maisie BateMusings, Newsletters

Dearest Sisters, Do you connect to the Moon? Lately I’ve been taking moon medicine walks, I just love tapping into the ancient energy Grandmother Moon holds and I often ponder how many of us are walking together under the same moon? Pause under her and ask her questions, let go of any issues and be cleansed in her energy. Have … Read More

Women and Girls Lodge- Pembrokeshire

Rachael CrowMenarche, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Workshops

…..and the women of the Red tent gathered….but this time they brought their daughters…. Dear Sister, Does your heart sing when you sit in a circle of women? Do you feel you are part of the earth, part of the whole? Do you believe all beings need to be treated with respect? Do you want to walk down a path … Read More

Helping you to prepare for her first period

MoonTimesMenarche, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

As you may know, here at Moon Times we are passionate about helping reclaim womens rites of passage, especially Menarche.  The way a young woman is supported at the time of her menarche can have long reaching effects on her life as she grows into womanhood.   As a mother you might be wondering where to begin to help her … Read More

Menarche and Red Tent Celebrations ….Newsletter

Rachael CrowMusings, Newsletters

Blessings SiStars! Goddess what a month May has been so far! Read below about the ceremonies I’ve taken part in….I’ve had a month of finding more balance in life, evenings with my family having food and fires on the beach, as well as time in the garden planting foods and flowers. We are in another Mercury Retrograde so I’m being mindful … Read More