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Death by Fruit Dove, Love by Nature

Death introducing its self to our daughter in a beautiful heart felt way.  A graceful  spirit in the form of a  fruit dove lay still and angelic.  A gift of learning for our girl.  A soft and gentle way of meeting with death. ...

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The Endangered Wildness

Wildness could be seen as endangered these days. We, as a culture have become so civilised, so deeply separated from the wilderness, that the call within us has becoming but a whisper. We are warned as children against dangers of the wild and reminded of the...

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Presents For Presence

As we walk, she gives me gifts and it reminds me of the magic that surrounds me and ensures my meditation comes in many glorious forms.  Walking through the forest I imagine all small children's attention can be caught by the bite-size pieces of natural...

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A Mothers Infinite Body Intelligence

Paul and I made a pact that we would alternate giving each other some time in the mornings to meditate/ stretch/ be creative / plan or whatever we feel we need now that our babe is getting older. I decided I would do meditations and whenever I went down the...

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MY BELLY MY GURU

  No I’m not pregnant This is the home of my babies. The cauldron in which they grew  The round curve that speaks of my visits between the realms to grow and collect my children. Some of them made it earthside. Some did not. This belly that moves when I walk...

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MUMMA MORNING MEDICINE – ACKNOWLEDGE

Listen to "Mummas Morning Medicine - Acknowledge" on Spreaker. Start your day with 12 minutes of mummas morning medicine. Centre, empower, connect and acknowledge the deep power we mumma's hold. Expand your understanding of what it is to be a mumma. Shared with love...

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OUR YOUTH, OUR TEACHERS | AN INNER CHILD JOURNEY

I wanted to share the inner child journey I took at Renew fest this year led by the amazing Robin Grille. I didn’t share on the day as I had to sit with it for a bit. Or maybe I was avoiding because I got “busy” after that and ended up with really intense hayfever,...

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Teenage Energy is awesome!

So we went to see Xiuhtezcalt Martinez from Earth Guardians the other night. He is a 16yr old Aztec hip hop singer/ speaker on the cutting edge of youth activism. I'm not like the worlds biggest hip hop fan as you can imagine. But poetry yes. So I'm watching him weave...

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Perfect Imperfection

"Families are like quilts. Lives pieced together, stitched with smiles and tears, coloured with memories and bound by love"  ~ Maxine Meiklejohn I saw my 11 yr old daughter looking at our tree with such pride in her eyes. I to, love our crazy, funny christmas tree....

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The time is now right…

I wrote this blog long ago.... I'm not sure why i didn't post it. Maybe the timing wasn't quite right. But I just read it and I felt like it was just what I needed to hear!!! So these words and the emotion behind them are a gift from my heart to yours. May you see how...

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Don’t fool yourself

People often ask me what it is like to have a baby at 42 years old, 9 years after my last, my eldest being 14 years old. "I feel like its a luxury actually" I answer. I get some strange looks as its not the response they expect. I read this post below by my beautiful...

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Woken by a Wise Plantain

A wise plantain plant woke me in the middle of the night once to remind me that we really are what we eat. "Quite literally " she told me "when you eat a lot of me you become part plantain and take on aspects of me". I knew it was her due to something that occurred...

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The Oldest Tradition on Earth

The wise women tradition is the oldest tradition on earth. It defies race, age and social status. The wise women work is invisible and powerful beyond measure. It is that of the creator and destroyer and everything in between. It is simple and heart centred work....

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Unstructured Creative Imaginative Play

The importance of unstructured creative imaginative play in nature is massively undervalued in our culture. A culture that praises busyness, unemotional adult behaviour, technology and outward achievements. Remember getting totally into the zone as a kid where a whole...

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Creating Neural Pathways through Movement

Can you spy the very little cute hand helping mine make tahini treats?? Yes, baby wearing is hard work but it's benefits are massive!! Movement is the main stimulus needed to create new peaceful neural pathways. Babies feel content and included in the "tribe" and...

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BIRTHING

Holy shit, that was a serious ride. I’ll get back to the lead up to the birth at another time but right now I want to just cut to the real deal. The real deal of birth. Of evolution. Of life. Of one human coming out of another human – right in front of your eyes. Yes,...

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