Niki Dewart, mother of Afton, Haven, and Story, is an author and rites-of-passage guide devoted to walking the sacred path of motherhood. Over the past twenty years, she has studied countless spiritual traditions and traveled worldwide to sit with wisdom keepers. In 2005, Niki began a lifetime’s work with her true gurus—her children. She now writes books and leads rituals, workshops, and retreats that nurture the soul of mothering at www.sacred-motherhood.com. Niki is co-author of Sacred Motherhood: An Inspirational Guide and Journal for Mindfully Mothering Children of All Ages (North Atlantic 2016) and a leader in the Sacred Living Movement. She also is a founder of Applesong, a pioneering microschool that nourishes the bodies, minds, and spirits of children in her community.