Navigating the School System as an Empowered Parent

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As my youngest child is completing her first year of high school I breathe a bit of a sigh of relief.  Thankful for the reprieve of summer and the freedom it brings from the school system and all that it encompasses.  Thankful that I developed the skills necessary to help my children navigate the hidden traps of the public school …

Magick and Motherhood

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What on earth could this possibly mean? Does this mean that magick and motherhood (parenting for that matter) go hand in hand? First, perhaps I should offer the Mystery School’s definition of Magick: “To turn nothing into something and something into something else.” Simple, right? Through my own experiences with more than 22 years of parenting, I can now without …

Help! My Children Are Grown – Now What?

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I was raised by a self-sacrificing stay at home mom, who did amazing things for us but didn’t really do a lot of things for herself outside of the home.  When I became a mother I really believed that this was the sure way to be the best mom possible for my children, as they deserved nothing but the very …