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Musings on women's health, sexuality, and empowerment.

Formula Crisis

By Chaya Aronson | May 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Formula Crisis

I was lucky. I loved breastfeeding. It worked for me, it worked for my baby and it worked for our family. I made plenty of breastmilk that nourished and fed him until he was ready for food, and then he continued on to be physically nourished and emotionally nourished by breastfeeding along with ingestion of…

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COVID Support and Resilience Protocol

By Chaya Aronson | February 7, 2022 | Comments Off on COVID Support and Resilience Protocol
covid protocol

Covid Support and Resilence Protocol I have crafted this protocol to share with you all, as people seem to be continuing to get sick. Knowledge is power. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And preparation is everything. I purchased all the supplements I would want if my family got sick, so…

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The Color of Your Menstrual Blood

By Chaya Aronson | September 10, 2021 | Comments Off on The Color of Your Menstrual Blood

Dark Blood Have you noticed dark blood at the beginning or the end of your menstrual cycle? Dark blood at the beginning of your cycle tends to be leftover blood from the previous menstrual cycle. Dark blood at the end of your menstrual cycle tends to be leftover blood from many moons before.  What is…

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Menstrual Products: Reviews and Recommendations

By Chaya Aronson | August 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Menstrual Products: Reviews and Recommendations

Which Menstrual Products work for you? It is one of my great passions in life to support women and other menstruating folks to love and embrace our wombs and cycles. One aspect of embracing our menstruation is figuring out what menstrual products work for you! Many people ask my opinions and recommendations, so here they…

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Healing Painful Menstruation

By Chaya Aronson | March 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Healing Painful Menstruation
Healing Painful Menstruation

Are you one of the many women who struggles with painful menstruation or irregular menstrual cycles? The good news and the bad news is that you are not alone. Nearly half of women struggle with painful menses, or dysmenorrhea. Symptoms of imbalanced and painful menstruation Big emotional mood swings Unmanageable cramps leading up to or…

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Happy March 366th!

By Chaya Aronson | March 1, 2021 |
March 366th!

Since March 15th, that fateful day when we got the call that school would be closed for 2 weeks, when people have casually asked me the date, I shrug my shoulders, smile impishly and say, “March?” A commentary on how days have felt the same since then in a certain way. As we approach the…

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Lineage v. Spherage

By Chaya Aronson | January 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Lineage v. Spherage
Lineage v Spherage

Lineage v Spherage The word lineage holds the implication that time is linear and governed by the projection of dicks over time. I credit Jwow for the verbiage. Lineage is the patriarchal perception of our ancestry over linear time.  Spherage (Sphere-age). Thank you again JWow for the word magic. Words matter.  Spherage. Perfect word. It…

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How do we father ourselves?

By Chaya Aronson | November 21, 2020 | Comments Off on How do we father ourselves?
father archetype

How does a grown womban father herself? Many of us have done the work, or at least pondered the work, of what it means to mother ourselves. It is easy enough in that gendered way to imagine our adult female self mothering our child female self. I have never imagined how my adult female self…

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Grieve

By Chaya Aronson | September 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Grieve
Grieve

Grief felt insurmountable the other night. Like an undertow in the ocean, that takes us by surprise. In an actual undertow you would swim parallel to the beach as opposed to straight towards it. That is the way out of the rip tide. Swimming sideways, when we think we should be heading directly to shore. …

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Trash Adventures

By Chaya Aronson | May 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Trash Adventures
Trash Adventures

Homeschooling in a pandemic: Trash Adventures Birch and I have been going on “trash adventures” into the woods around our house to collect garbage. We have now found multiple areas where people just dumped all their trash in the forest many years ago. Glass bottles, old ones. Shoes that have fallen apart. 1970s wallpaper. A…

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