Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: To Santa Claus or Not to Santa Claus? – Evidently that is the Question!

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“I told her, mommy,” he says with complete exasperation, “Santa Claus was just God dressed up like the Holly King who is a God. Didn’t she know that all gods were one god anyway so no one was going to hell because everyone believed in God in their own way?”

“What did she say to that, honey?”

“She stomped her feet and screamed and ran away,” he said. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Pagan Parenting and Cultural Appropriation – A Story

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This is an attempt to write a story that explains how cultural appropriation happens and why it can be disrespectful. It may have gotten some of the indigenous facts wrong; this only strengthens the point of the story. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Pagan Parenting and Divorce

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If the people separating could have agreed on things then the need for separation would not be necessary. But, since it is sometimes necessary, here are some guidelines on how best to work through an unfortunate situation. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Indoctrinating Against Indoctrination

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It’s not enough to simply tell your children about other faiths while helping them to only practice your own. If you truly want to protect them from being indoctrinated by others, you have to help them experience the faith of others, too. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: WooWoo Scale 2.0, Part 2 – Parenting to the WooWoo

Lydia M.N. Crabtree

Does your child have an imaginary friend or see things that others can’t see? How do you determine how to react to your child’s WooWoo? [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Woo Woo Scale 2.0, Part 1

WooWoo Scale

What is WooWoo and how might we evaluate it? Lydia MN Crabtree presents her version of a WooWoo scale. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Parenting Around Bill Cosby and Sexual Violence News

Lydia M.N. Crabtree

Crabtree shares insights gleaned from her talks with her sixteen-year-old boy about the Bill Cosby allegations and frat party gang rapes. [Read more...]


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