The Green Parent

Raising kids with conscience

You are logged out

Register or login

Blank avatar


Article Feeds

  • 27 May 2015

    Why wilderness is essential for children’s wellbeing

    There is a satisfaction that comes with spending time outdoors. In my work, as a facilitator of naturebased programmes, I aim for a holistic approach, to include minds, bodies, emotions and spirits to make sure we meet the fundamental need of humans to spend time outside in nature. Our modern educational curriculum concerns itself predominantly with the mind and the accumulation of facts whilst forgetting how much we learn from playing, feeling and being encouraged to have a sense of wonder and mystery. Marina Robb takes us on an adventure into the woods to play games and get connected to the earth […] more

  • 27 May 2015

    Reaching for the stars

    ONE OF MY EARLIEST MEMORIES is of walking in the Welsh countryside at night with my father and stopping to watch shooting stars darting across the sky among the twinkling stars. Astronomy has fascinated me ever since, and this love of the night sky has been passed on to my children. On dark, moonless nights they spread a blanket on the lawn, lie down, and try to make out the pictures made by the stars above their heads. Emyr Parri encourages parents to bring the night skies to life for their children. […] more

  • 25 May 2015

    Plan your summer holidays…

    Looking for the perfect spot for your family summer holidays? Check out some of these beautiful places to stay around the UK. You’ll find something to suit every taste and budget here from yurts in the woods to beautifully restored gypsy caravans, campsites in the heart of the countryside to luxurious converted barns. And to make planning even easier, you can see at a glance what facilities each provides for babies and children from nature trails to baby gear. […] more

  • 6 May 2015

    Upgrade your festival experience

    Tangerine Fields take away the hassles of camping to ensure a more pleasurable and luxurious festival experience. They provide additional on-site facilities at selected events leaving you and your friends plenty of time to enjoy good music, sports, friends and sunshine. The concept was simple for founder Suzy Myler and Mark Shelley. In 2004 at the Big Chill festival, after an exhausting experience in taking their own tents down at the end of a long weekend of music and fun, the idea was formed. A year later they accommodated 100 people at the Big Chill and suddenly a viable business was born. […] more

  • 3 May 2015

    Nine beaches for rock pooling

    At last – the sun has arrived! This time of year it’s so fun to be outside, making the most of the long days and coming home grubby and tired in that happy, summer kind of way. One day out that has been entertaining kids for centuries is a rock pooling adventure. Given that we live on an island, there are plenty of places to discover marine wildlife. […] more

Bickiepegs Nature Baby Mittimoos Aberhyddnant Old Rectory Great Gizmos Holistic World Lewes New School Arte Ideas Handmade Naturals Collins Firespiral Slings Castles for Rascals

Copyright © Green Parent Media Ltd 2015 | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions

Back to top