Week Four feat. Camille Giglio

 

Camille's bio reads:

Camille has a passion for igniting change in peoples lives globally. She was raised in an alternative household focused on healthy eating, spirituality, and unconventional schooling. Drawing from her creative upbringing, Camille enjoys crafting up just about anything from herbal salves, scarves, hats, jewelry, or busting out new websites for fun.

She resides on an off grid property in Midcoast Maine with her partner Frank, and children Wilder and Sunny. She draws inspiration from being in nature, playing with her boys, taste testing delightful creations from her hubby, doing yoga, and playing music with her band.

 

In this call, we discuss:

» Camille's philosophies of experiential learning, homesteading, and "whole life" unschooling
» The evolution of partnership and motherhood and the role of expectations
» "Offhand" parenting, allowing for failure, and the idea of fragility
» Miscarriage, pregnancy loss, and reproductive grief
» Herbs as allies and herbs as poisons
» Shame, traumatic birth, and womb healing
» Spirituality and the quest for truth
» Practices that allow us to attend to the dark winters of the soul
» Earth healing, sun medicine, and yoni sunbathing
» Tapping into ancestral and indigenous wisdom of pregnancy and child rearing
» Creativity, unschooling, and the need to honor our many sides

 

This call's handy list of resources:

Books
Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life
Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

Herbs
Motherwort
St. John's Wort
Rose

You are responsible for your own health choices regarding all herbal indications and interactions. Consult with a professional for personal use.