Handfasting by Val TobinA unique and beautiful ceremony, handfasting solidifies the spiritual commitment couples make. In the past, handfasting was not legally binding, but today it can be, depending on who performs the ceremony. It can even be used to renew marriage vows that were made using a different tradition. Read more 👇 https://issuu.com/momsfavoritereads/docs/july_edition/30?fr=sZDgwZjE2NTk2MDY
Poppy Flynn explores the origins of May Day and Beltane in this fascinating article. Read FREE, and much more, in Mom’s May magazine https://issuu.com/momsfavoritereads/docs/may_edition/18?fr=sYjJiYjEzMzc2MzA
by L L Thomsen How many Easter Eggs do you usually get? One? None? Three? More? I bet you, no matter what the number, there would always be room for one more. Am I right? Well, if so, this year, your Easter wishes to receive more delicious chocolate might just come true, thanks to this … Continue reading Extra Easter Egg, Anyone?
Halloween is one of the oldest festivals that is still celebrated in different parts of the world. It is a fun time for kids and adults with many activities. After Christmas, it is one of the most popular holidays. There are millions of people around the world who celebrate Halloween every year without knowing the … Continue reading History of Halloween
“Freeze! Police! Don’t move!” The words barely penetrated. It was the flashing blue, red and white lights, one big spotlight and the gun that kept me frozen in the middle of my long driveway. In hindsight, I can see how playing a trick on my sister who was home alone, on Halloween, may not have … Continue reading Halloween Then And Now
“My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Mankind’s fascination with the sea has sparked imagination since the first person beheld its mighty waters. Curiosity led people to invent the means to travel across … Continue reading Mermaids, Silver Butterflies, and Miracles
Fantasy worlds can be magical, terrifying, and brutal all at once. The Unborn Hero of Dragon Village by Ronesa Aveela tells the tale of a 12-year-old boy named Theo who journeys to a mystical land called Zmeykovo (Dragon Village) to rescue his sister. The map below shows all the places he visits as he tries … Continue reading What’s Your Fantasy World?
Wouldn’t it be nice if your children grew up in a world where one group of people didn’t hate another? Where we didn’t think of those who are different from us as all being “terrorists” or any of the many other derogatory names people call each other? This goal of accepting cultural diversity is probably … Continue reading Cultural Diversity