Practical Witchy Parenting Tips

November 06, 2018 1 Comment


A parent’s job isn’t easy. A parent’s job lasts twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week for the rest of your life. Instead of constantly worrying about your children, if they’re being taught the right things and whether they’re healthy and safe, why not use a little magic? Here’s our list of practical witchy parenting tips!

1. Bedroom Protection
There are hundreds of ways to physically and spiritually protect your children at home. Start by planting a magical plant outside their bedroom windows: purple lilacs ward off evil spirits and thorny bushes like rose or bougainvillea keep spiritual AND physical intruders at bay. Hanging a beech tree branch above the child’s window protects from lightning strikes.
A sprig of rue or rosemary hung above the crib or bed protects the child from the fairies.

2. Night-time Fears
Many children are afraid of the dark. Some are even unfortunate enough to have ongoing nightmares or night terrors. In addition to a simple nightlight, place large chunks of rose quartz and selenite in the child’s bedroom (if your child is very small, put it high out of reach). Rose quartz soothes a child’s nerves while selenite brings in white light and angelic protection.



3. Outside Protection
We know how to protect our children at home, but what about when they leave the house? Kids have to
go to school, doctor’s appointments, sports activities, friends’ houses, and more. So how do we protect them while they’re away? Cleanse and charge a charm for protection and clip it to their backpack so they’ll have it at school. The same can be done with a necklace or piece of jewelry. Every night, pray to the ancestors or gods to protect your children while they’re gone. You can also visualize a white bubble of impenetrable protection around your children while they’re away.

4. Juggling Parenthood and the Craft
Many parents of the craft complain they don’t have enough time to practice and be a proactive parent.
As a parent myself, I completely understand. But just because you can’t do an elaborate ritual every esbat doesn’t mean you don’t have time for a small daily ritual. Even just lighting incense at your altar as an offering to the gods/ancestors is enough to maintain a practice. Spend fifteen minutes a day reading a spiritual book. Or ten minutes writing in your Book of Shadows. Adjust to fit your family’s needs AND your own witchy needs.


5. Magical Meals
One easy, effective way to add magic to your witchlings’ lives is kitchen witchcraft. By adding herbs and
intention to your meals, your kids will literally take the magic into their bodies. This is a very powerful
thing. Also be aware of the magical properties of the foods you feed them. Rosemary infused in soups ensures good memory for tests and overall health. Cinnamon sprinkled over hot chocolate brings success in school and sports. Sugar sweetens the mood (but not too much or they’ll get the sugar crazies!) A glass of orange juice in the morning brightens and motivates kids for the day ahead. You can even include your kids in the kitchen for an extra magical meal!

6. Children’s Altars
If your kids are constantly playing with the items on your altar, why not let them create their own altars?
By giving them a space to put their own sacred objects, you give them an area of play and spiritual practice. Something as simple as a shelf in their room to display their seashells, animal figurines, special stones, and photos of loved ones is a perfect altar for a child and a great way to teach them about the craft.



------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Written by The Otherworldly Oracle , follow her site and FB group 
as it is the best online sources for information and tips on the mystic, pagan, and supernatural enthusiast.





1 Response

Nancy Fairweather
Nancy Fairweather

November 14, 2018

I love these ideas… I haven’t done much of anything in a while bc of my kids. And knowing simple things suck ass these will help me in the furute.

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in News

Imbolc: Celebrating the Feast of the Waxing Light
Imbolc: Celebrating the Feast of the Waxing Light

January 20, 2022

Happy New Year, everyone! As we make our way closer to the lustful month of February, the first sabbat of the new year is upon us, and it is no other than Imbolc. Associated with the passionate energies of fire, new life, and renewal, Imbolc is a Celtic festival that takes place on February 1st and celebrates the emergence of the spring only a few weeks away. It also marks the halfway point between the winter solstice (Yule) and the spring equinox (Ostara) and signifies that the winter is coming to an end. However, this powerful sabbat signifies more than just the physical changes happening on the earth around us and also brings our attention to the light and new changes that are beginning to grow within us


With that said, with so much going on energetically right now, it can be hard to know the best ways to welcome in and celebrate the energy of the season fully. So, to help you out, in this article, we're going to go over everything having to do with the sabbat of Imbolc. From its history to its correspondences, traditions, and a few ways you can celebrate today, let’s dive into everything you need to know about this powerful sabbat and how you can truly make the most of its incredible energy in your own unique way. 

Continue Reading

13 Valentine Gift Ideas
13 Valentine Gift Ideas

January 20, 2022

Making Valentine’s extra special can be tricky sometimes, especially if we are not particularly crafty and are sporadically busy. While this may be true, the great thing about love is it finds a way. It always finds its way. Isn’t it fascinating how some people can pull off a grande surprise out of letters and papers? While some can cook a really good meal and some just know the exact perfect place to go. While some people, like me at times, can’t make up their minds.

And because of these factors, I’ve learned to focus on what I do best - Gift-giving. Yes, there are people like me who are best at giving gifts. And who knows, you’re just like me. For me, gift-giving is a form of art. It expresses someone in a way that manifests beauty such as love. It is a reservoir of a million thoughts, consideration and most importantly sincerity. So if you’re considering getting some gifts, you’re in the perfect place at a perfect time! Because, we have hand-picked the best gifts from our store that you can give to your lover or loved ones on this special day. 

Continue Reading

January 2022 Monthly Horoscope
January 2022 Monthly Horoscope

January 01, 2022

There’s no doubt about it; 2021 was a year full of change and transformation for everyone. However, instead of continuing to live in the hard times that it brought, it’s finally time to say goodbye to the old and embrace change with the new year of 2022. With that said, we will be kicking off the new year lingering in the sign of the Capricorn, pushing many of the signs towards a renewal of creative energy and new beginnings, which is bound to bring a refreshing change into our lives. This will be happening alongside the influence of Jupiter, which will be moving through the sensitive Pisces. As the planet of expansion, Jupiter will inspire us to move beyond our restrictions and channel a deeper, more sentimental approach to life that could have us reflecting a lot on our emotions. As a result, this will likely have all the signs feeling a need to slow down and disconnect for a while, and honestly, some slow movement may not be such a bad idea right now. 


Aside from this, Venus also went into retrograde on December 19th, 2021, and will remain that way until January 29th, 2022. Since Venus is known to be the planet of love, when it is retrograde, energies can be a little uncertain for lovers. This could either stir communicational issues between partners or, surprisingly, pull partners closer. Either way, you’ll have to navigate the situation carefully, as all emotions, good and bad, are bound to be heightened. However, Venus isn’t the only planet going retrograde right now, as we will also be moving into Mercury retrograde again starting January 13th, which is bound to have the signs revisiting past emotional issues again. However, don’t see this as a burden, as this is actually an excellent opportunity to reflect on what energies we wish to take with us into the new year and which we want to leave behind and start making the necessary changes to make it happen. Lastly, we will then hit Aquarius season on January 20th, which will likely have the signs aligning more intimately with personal goals and values. 


As you can see, January 2022 is bound to be full of the energies of rebirth, new beginnings, and reflection as we work to embrace the energies of the year, learning to leave the problems of the past year behind us once and for all. However, to give you a better idea of what energy you can feel personally, in this article, we’re going to touch on the changes each Zodiac sign can expect throughout January and how you can better align yourself to truly make the most of it. Let’s get started. 

Continue Reading