June 17, 2019

I have been spending my day writing a beautiful druid ceremony for a baby blessing, and finding myself pondering an interesting part of the druid ritual, deciding whether to include it or not, the Gorsedd Prayer.

There are slight variations, but these are the words spok...

May 25, 2019

Most doulas, once we become birth workers, quickly learn of a postpartum healing ritual quickly named in the uk as 'Closing the Bones' or ' Cerada' in Latin America, and we want to understand more about it, naturally, as it's wonderful. Our culture lacks understanding...

April 28, 2019

I have recently had experiences that left me feeling unsettled about spiritual cultural and intellectual appropriation and reflecting deeply on what aspects are ok or not to draw on as they aren't from our lands or rooted in our recent culture.  This blog has sat for a...

April 27, 2019

I suddenly felt inspired to write these reflections following deep reflections from recent weeks and through learning from clients I work with.  

Where I am finding my own trust in life and my work through my spiritualty, i hope it inspires others to trust in their path...

February 6, 2019

Maiden, mother, crone, the triple goddess, three facets of the view of a woman's path through life, often through a pagan perspective. 

Maiden,the spring of a woman's life, is the phase of a girl from around 10 or puberty to perhaps 21 or older.  

Mother, summer of a wom...

February 1, 2019

Imbolc Blessings! 

As the cold dark days are here, mid winter really peaks, seeds are stirring under ground, under a blanket of snow, snowdrops appear, and Brighid blesses the land as she passes by in the air.  It creates such a good time for making changes and creating...

January 18, 2019

This is a call out for expectant mothers wanting to feel the effects of the sacred drum during childbirth.   

I am a sacred drum healing practitioner and doula, I am currently turning my dissertation Sacred Drumming through Pregnancy and Birth into a book. 

I am still r...

December 23, 2018

'Closing the bones' is a western term, a title which i believe is taken from the Morrocan word for a healing postpartum healing ceremony for mothers that takes place following the birth of a baby.   It is a traditional healing practice with variations from Mexico, Ecua...

December 13, 2018

What is a Mothers Blessing Ceremony? 

A mothers blessing or as it should be named in today's society '

birthing parent's' blessing ceremony, is so much nicer than a baby shower in my view.  A baby shower is a bit of fun for the mum and a few presents for the baby, it cou...

November 29, 2018

Pop over to Baby todd and beyond to read a little blog i wrote called 'What is a Doula?'.   While you are there read many other articles there relating to pregnancy, birth, babies and beyond by other local business and talented crafts people. 

Babytodd and Beyond also r...

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