Yesterday I ran across some folks shopping for Christmas decorations and they asked me how I was celebrating Christmas. I told them I don't celebrate Christmas, I celebrate Yule (or the solstice), and let them know I was celebrating with our little family. Usually with all of this controversy about the winter holidays I get rude remarks or looks because I don't celebrate the same "holiday" as some...one else. Instead,…Continue
I wrote this as a reply to a discussion in one of the pagan parenting groups, and realized I should document it and make it a blog entry.
Our daughter will be 3 in 12 days. She is involved in simple cleansing rituals in our house. She helps me collect herbs from our garden in a basket and then we bring them inside and add water and herbs to the offering bowl, she loves to be smudged with (a small amount) of sage and lavender incense, and she walks around my bedroom with me…Continue
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Today Chris and I had the morning to ourselves. Well, most of it. We brought Willow into the supplement store to find an ointment to put on her poor little potty-training bum. I was also looking for some other things to keep us stocked up. She started getting fussy, so Chris brought her to her daycare because that was our next stop anyway. I stayed at the store and looked at everything they had. We've lived here for over…Continue
We had some friends over for a small Mother's Day get together. When everyone left it was getting windy and cold. I was settling in with a glass of wine and I decided it was good time to gather some soil from our garden to use in some work I'm doing. I thought that I could just slip out there with my pretty little jar and scoop some up and nobody would know I even did it. As I stepped out into the garden a mini van pulled up and an older woman got out of the passenger side. She reminded me…Continue