Wednesday Wisdom: Sexuality

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

Reviewing ‘Pagan Parenting in the NICU’

Janet Callahan has written a short pamphlet with advice for Pagan parents dealing with a NICU experience. It’s a brief 22 pages, written more like a blog post than a literary book. This works in its favor, as it is easily accessible, particularly for parents in a stressful, possibly traumatic period. Read more

Pagan Health Survey II

Cultural anthropologist Kimberly Kirner is running an online survey on Pagans and access to healthcare. This is a follow-up to her 2010 survey which revealed some important information about Pagans and pregnancy. Read more

December link round-up

On Twitter, Google+, and especially Facebook, I share lots of links and things associated with Paganism and childbearing. Today I’ve rounded up the highlights from December. Read more

Wednesday Wisdom: Birthing bodies

Birthing bodies: What is this body? What can it do? What does it mean to have an animal body? To give birth with a body or to be born into a body? Read more

Blessing Baby

I wanted the focus to be more on blessing the baby and, like in the Amphidromia, formally introducing her to the gods and the community. Read more

Community participation

As we all get oriented at Patheos I’d also like to open a thread here in the comments about how Pagan Families can be even better at involving and empowering you. What do you want to know that Pagan Families might be able to provide? What Pagan resources do you wish you had during your pregnancy? Read more

Magickal naming

You need only look at countless fairy tales, myths and legends of creatures who would not permit mere mortals to know their true names to know this belief has endured for centuries. In those stories, if a mortal learned the creature’s name, they also gained power over that creature. The power of a name was considered as much a downfall, as it was a boon. Read more

Wednesday Wisdom: Altered states

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

My favorite posts of 2012

It’s fun to look back over the blog posts of 2012. This was the year I published my book and the year we moved to Patheos. Here’s a list of my personal top 5 favorite posts of 2012. What’s your favorite? Read more


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