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  • Hatching Chicks

    4 Mar 2015 ~ Living

    Get the whole family involved in preparing the Easter meal, let everyone help decorate and then lay the table. This project will get them eggcited about the task and it can be shared by children of all ages. more

  • Celebrate Spring Equinox

    3 Mar 2015 ~ Environment, Living

    Spring Equinox is one of the four main solar festivals. A time of renewal, potential and fertility, it has been celebrated in many guises throughout history. As with all the solstices and equinoxes, it’s a perfect opportunity to stop and connect with the natural world around us, and a lovely time to celebrate with family and friends. more

  • Women’s Day for Mothers

    3 Mar 2015 ~ Parenting

    Mothers, perhaps more than other women in society, know about inequality in the ‘workplace’ (if mothering is considered a job and thus our homes our workplace). Many of us give up paid employment to become mothers and while our new role has an untold amount of love and joy woven into the contract, it also demands impossibly long hours, no time off for ill health, no financial perks or pay-rises. In fact, we tend to take a huge or complete cut in our wages, supplementing our income if we can with part-time work. […] more

  • Veggie Month

    3 Mar 2015 ~ Food, Living

    Veggie Month, organised by Animal Aid takes place every March. Why not give vegetarianism a try this month with our delicious recipe suggestions? We have some great ideas for breakfast, nourishing lunchtime meals and family dinners. […] more

  • Keep hands and wrists warm

    3 Mar 2015 ~ Fashion, Living

    READER QUESTION: 'At this time of year, my fingers get so chilly on the school run in the morning but I find gloves really impractical. I need something that will keep me warm but not get in the way. Do you have you any green suggestions?' […] more

  • Win 1 of 3 Shea Mooti Gift Sets

    3 Mar 2015 ~ Health, Living

    Shea Mooti, is an award winning skin care range of natural ethically sourced ingredients for baby and mum which is specifically formulated to make managing skin complaints such as eczema easier. Retailing in Fortnum and Mason, Selfridges and Mothercare to name a few Shea Mooti is the go to brand for new and expecting mums who are seeking gentle, yet effective moisturising skin and bath products which leave the skin nourished and supple. […] more

Popular Articles

  • Extraordinary Breastfeeding

    17 Sep 2009 ~ Babies, Parenting

    Extended breastfeeding is one of the greatest gifts we can give to our children. Here, one mother shares her story of breastfeeding her toddler and how it helped to heal emotional wounds. more

  • Save our Planet

    25 Mar 2010 ~ Environment, Living

    Eight year old Verona Strauss writes about how we are damaging the planet with our actions and shows us ways in which we can work towards a better future. more

  • Win festival tickets

    21 May 2012 ~ Environment, Living

    To celebrate the launch of our gorgeous jam-packed festival guide we have loads of festival tickets to give away. Take your pick of these brilliant events across the UK this summer. […] more

  • Wear your baby

    14 Jan 2010 ~ Parenting

    In this taster from the February/March issue of The Green Parent magazine, Jessica Richards looks at the history of babywearing and how it is growing in popularity today. […] more

  • A Green Birthday Party

    18 Jan 2009 ~ Learning, Parenting

    Any birthday should be a joyous celebration and your child's birthday must rate amongst the very best days of the year. So why do so many of us find birthday parties stressful? Dawn Francis-Pester debunks some myths. […] more

  • Five gross habits that are healthy!

    9 Jul 2013 ~ Health, Parenting

    They may not be socially acceptable, but science has shown these 5 gross habits to be beneficial to our health. While you might not be encouraging your children to engage in these offputting activities, the evidence suggests that it might just be worth leaving them to it now and then… […] more

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  • Win 1 of 3 Shea Mooti Gift Sets 03/03/15

    Shea Mooti, is an award winning skin care range of natural ethically sourced ingredients for baby and mum which is specifically formulated to make managing skin complaints such as eczema easier. Retailing in Fortnum and Mason, Selfridges and Mothercare to name a few Shea Mooti is the go to brand for new and expecting mums who are seeking gentle, yet […] More

  • WIN A MONTH’S SUPPLY OF ORGANIC VEG WITH ABEL & COLE 02/02/15

    A weekly veg box is a rare thing because it’s a healthy habit that actually makes your life easier. You do your thing and all these fantastic vegetables wait at home so you don’t have to. Abel & Cole are pleased to offer one lucky winner a month’s supply of organic veg. The prize will consist of 4 deliveries of a medium veg box delivered straight to […] More

  • Get 20% off Great Eco Fashion 02/02/15

    Fashion-conscience.com, the UK’s leading eco fashion style site is about to have a fresh new look and to celebrate we are offering The Green Parent readers an exclusive 20% off all order, including sale, clearance and New In this February. […] More

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