Category: Rites Of Passage

Signs your daughter is grieving her life before her period
It is very normal to feel a sense of loss and mourning with any big life changes we have. Think about your own life experiences when you've felt that sense of loss and grief.  Moving into motherhood is often a time women feel that sense of loss from their carefree childless selves, as do many women as they cross into menopause - ...
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5 reasons why you need to prepare for perimenopause in your 40’s
You know how important I think it is to prepare our young tweens for their periods.  I’m finding it’s just as important to prepare us ladies for perimenopause for our overall wellbeing.  Same for motherhood, but I missed that boat at the time, and I know there are so many woman doing important matrescence work. So here’s 5 reaso ...
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5 Reasons why we need to prepare for perimenopause in our 40’s
You know how important I think it is to prepare our young tweens for their periods, well I’m finding it’s just as important to prepare us ladies for menopause. Same for motherhood, but I missed that boat at the time, and I know there are so many woman doing important matrescence work.   So here’s 5 reasons why we need to ...
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period talk
WHY WE NEED TO HAVE MORE THAN 1 PERIOD TALK
A little heart to heart mumma's about why we can’t be doing our girls a disservice and only having one period talk, or leaving it up to school, or worse, her friends. Do you know just how much how cycle changes, or how we look at our cycle differently in the 40ish years we have periods? A lot!! I can’t say this enough, we nee ...
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HOW TO HONOUR YOUR DAUGHTERS FIRST PERIOD
  Honouring your daughters first period and beyond is not only a one time event. Think about any event that caused your body to go through big changes. Having a baby would be one such time. There were many conversations, a lot of preparation, celebration, most likely tears or anxiousness, and then many more conversations ...
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Period Workshop
What is Menarche and why is it important?
Did you know that a girl’s first period is called menarche - mi-NAR-kee. Men derived from Latin mensis (month), which in turn relates to the Greek mene (moon). Arche derives from Greek arkhē (beginning). Our ancestors knew just how much we worked with the moons cycles. If you don’t have a period, either have not yet sta ...
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