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Magick and Motherhood

by Kathleen Petersen

Modern Mystery School Canada

Christina Lozano

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?

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Help! My Children Are Grown – Now What?

by Kathleen Petersen

Modern Mystery School Canada

Christina Lozano

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...

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Positive Thinking Isn’t Enough: The Real Work of Joyful Parenting is Self-Care

by Jenna Case

The Sanctuary - Minneapolis

Christina Lozano

Parenting is hard. It’s hard work to raise little humans in this world. There are so many things we have to do and be at any given moment. We are teachers, chauffeurs, comforters, playmates, chefs, disciplinarians (and the list goes on…). We are no longer just living for ourselves alone, but responsible for other lives in a big way.

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Navigating the School System as an Empowered Parent

by Kathleen Petersen

Modern Mystery School Canada

Christina Lozano

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...

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What Pregnancy Has Taught Me About Life

by Sarah Smriga

The Sanctuary - Minneapolis

Christina Lozano

The intense experience of pregnancy and becoming mom highlighted key lessons for living life. These lessons apply whether you are pregnant with an actual child, or you are “birthing a creation into the world,” or seeking balance in life to help bring your best self forward and continue growing into who you are, through challenges, lessons, and new experiences.

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