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    5 Ways to Celebrate Lammas with a Toddler

    Lammas, or Lughnasagh, typically falls about August 1st, or the halfway point between the Summer Solstice and the Autumn Equinox. It marks the beginning of the harvest season and even though it’s blistering hot outside still (at least in North Carolina), it’s when you can start seeing the first signs of fall such as the harvest of grain and the ripening of certain fruits. At this time we give thanks for the abundance of the past growing season and look forward to the remaining weeks of light and warmth as we continue reaping what we have sown. Source: http://wiccaliving.com/wiccan-calendar-lammas-lughnasadh/ As fall is one of my favorite seasons, this is one…

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    Celebrating May Day with a Toddler

    It’s the first day of May. Also known as Beltane in the Celtic calendar, this marks the halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Beltane celebrates the beauty of the life that is blossoming around us. This day is about sexuality and sensuality, passion, joy and conception. This is a day for lovemaking and for unions. This is a day ripe for making a commitment to your partner. Not sounding quite so family-friendly, does it? But wait! There are things that you can do with your little one to celebrate this day. Prepare a May basket. Fill a basket with flowers and goodies and then give it to…