• Open minded women to have thought provoking discussions with.
  • Deep reflections, personal growth and change.
  • Professional tools to help guide your journey.
  • Connection with nature.

The current Wise Women Fireside Book Club book is:

Braiding Sweetgrass
Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants

You are responsible for buying your own book (audio, digital, whatever). Tip: This audiobook is dreamy! 

Every meeting will be held at 6:00pm-7:30pm

May 30
June 13
July 11
July 25
August 8

**new location**
Fireside at Sunnybrook Preserve  
12474 Heath Road in Chesterland

This is an outdoor event. Bring a chair if you have one and anything that will make you feel cozy and comfortable. In the event of storms or other inclement weather I will reach out with an alternate location.

With your enrollment you will also receive:
  • Private Facebook Discussion Group invitation 
  • A discount on my Rooted Connections: Cultivating Harmony with Nature Workshop Series


Dive into the enchanting world of Braiding Sweetgrass

Embark on a transformative journey through the pages of Robin Wall Kimmerer's masterpiece as we gather for 5 soul-nourishing discussions. Discover the profound wisdom of indigenous traditions, the gentle whispers of nature, and the sacred dance of reciprocity. With each turn of the page, immerse yourself in tales of kinship, gratitude, and the awe-inspiring beauty of our natural world. 

But wait, there's more...Immerse yourself in 4 enriching nature workshops designed to deepen your bond with yourself and nature.

Elevate your experience with the optional add-on of nature based workshops and experiences: 
Rooted Connections: Cultivating Harmony with Nature
(More info below)

Rooted Connections: Cultivating Harmony with Nature
A workshop series.

  Dive into nature's embrace with this nature based workshop series! Join in 4 enriching sessions inspired by the book "Braiding Sweetgrass" by Robin Wall Kimmerer where we will celebrate the solstice, learn to see reflections of ourselves innature, practice reciprocity, and give back to our earth.

This series in an optional add on or stand alone series. You do not have to be part of the book club to join this workshop series.  

All workshops are on Thursdays 6:00PM - 7:30PM

June 6: Self in Nature - The Rookery
June 20: Solstice Celebration - Lake Erie Bluffs / Chapin Forest (Hobart Road)
July 18: Reciprocity Walk - Sunnybrook Preserve
August 1: Creek Walk and Scrying - Helen Hazen Wyman

set your soul on fire...

...this fireside  book club is like no other!

What makes this book club stand out?
Only women (18-100+yrs) are invited to join.

Every book chosen will provoke growth and change.

Every book club meeting is in person, rain, shine, and yes snow and will be hosted outdoors by a fire.

Joining this book club means more than just reading - it's about delving deep into your heart, wisdom, and psyche to discover that you are indeed a magical and wise woman!

Shauna Rich, MSW
Mother Rising Co-Founder
Women's Mental Health Therapist
Maternal Mental Health Specialist
Perinatal Educator 
Book, Nature & Bird Nerd

Ready to light your soul on fire? 

I'm ready! Sign me up!