Make Magic of Your Life As A Parent

What do I desire? In the last few years of pregnancy and parenting, often all I’ve been able to think of is a full night of sleep or a trip to the bathroom completely alone. But I know there’s more — the pull to devote my energy to the places I can do the most good in the world, to live a life of integrity and joy. Read more

Purify

The command to purify wasn’t just for me and it wasn’t going to be something I could opt out of. Read more

Wednesday Wisdom: Goddess

In what ways is Goddess a womb, a cauldron, or a mother? In what ways is a womb, a cauldron, or a mother of the Goddess? Read more

Group Ritual to Acknowledge Miscarriage

I think it is crucial to remember that miscarriage is a birth event—sometimes a very, very, very early birth event, but reproductively speaking that is what it is! Read more

Support during miscarriage

Today I want to share some of the ideas the book offers for ritualizing a loss or memorializing the baby. Read more

Wednesday Wisdom: Of the Earth

A weekly Wednesday Wisdom post with two or three profound or beautiful thoughts on a theme related to Paganism and childbearing. An invitation to meditate or just to pause a moment and consider. Read more

She did what she could…

What can we, parents of small children, really do about the problem of child slavery, sexual exploitation of women and children, and human trafficking of all kinds? Quite a lot, it turns out. Read more

Moontime

Ever since moontime’s return for me in 2012 (after two years “off” during pregnancy and lactation), I’ve tried to remind mindful of the ebb and flow of my cycle and associated emotions, feelings, and inclinations. Read more

Wednesday Wisdom: Blood

Meditations on blood, menstruation, and childbirth. Read more

January link round-up

This is a doozy of a monthly round-up. Read more