“Having my child build a relationship with the natural world was a gift of Women of the Forest, the importance of which is not to be ignored, but building a healthy relationship with a cohort of peers was a gift extraordinaire! To send her off into the great outdoors and have her say “I can wear anything I want and I can say whatever I think about anything and no one at Women of the Forest will judge me”—that felt really good. To pick her up relaxed and happy at the end of a day, …that was golden!”