Reaching for the Moon is the girl's version of Lucy H. Pearce's much-loved first book, Moon Time: a guide to celebrating your menstrual cycle. Written especially for girls aged 9-14 as they anticipate and experience their body's gradual changes.
Beginning with an imaginary journey into the red tent, a traditional place of women's wisdom, some of the gifts and secrets of womanhood are imparted in a gentle, lyrical way including:
* The secrets of the moon.
* The secrets of our cycles.
* The gift of self-care.
Along with practical advice on:
* Preparing for her first period.
* Choosing menstrual products.
* Herbal healing.
* Celebrating menarche.
Reaching for the Moon is a nurturing celebration of a girls' transformation to womanhood, written by a mother and respected women's educator.
About the Author
Lucy H. Pearce is author of several books, including Moon Time: a guide to celebrating your menstrual cycle and Moods of Motherhood. Her forthcoming title is The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood (November 2013). Her work has been lauded as “life-changing” by women around the world. She has contributed to a number of anthologies and blogs, and her work is seen regularly on Rhythm of the Home and Tiny Buddha. She is mother of three, contributing editor at the UK natural family magazine, JUNO, and is founder of The Happy Womb.com, for empowering women’s resources. She blogs on creativity, mindfulness & motherhood at Dreaming Aloud.net. She is also an artist, blogging consultant and teacher, and a leader of powerful women’s workshops.