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  • 10 Sep 2013

    Education issue out!

    Our education issue is out this week and it's bursting with juicy content. As well as articles on learning at home, at school and in nature, we have features on parents who're bringing up babies on boats and why being the perfect mother isn't possible, or healthy for our children. There's plenty of practical ideas for you to use at home from creating your own family book club, to making creativity part of your daily life. We also have plenty of recipes for delicious warming family food and how to boost your health using Ayurveda as the seasons change. […] more

  • 10 Sep 2013

    Celebrate Roald Dahl Day

    Roald Dahl fans (and, frankly, who isn’t?!) will be delighted to learn that the annual Roald Dahl Day http://www.roalddahlday.info/ rolls around on 13th September, the birthday of the late, great storyteller. This author extraordinaire created characters that resonate throughout the generations. His inventive prose, magical worlds, fantastical characters, and irreverent humour have left a lasting legacy for children to enjoy. […] more

  • 26 Aug 2013

    Questioning Preschool

    With Scottish preschools opening their doors this week and the rest of the UK not far behind, many families will be seeing their three or four year olds embarking upon their school education. With government funded hours and a growing economic crisis, pressure to put children into preschool education is being masked by universally positive rhetoric. The truth about how appropriate it is for the individual needs of each child can be hard to get to. So, what is preschool all about and is it the best thing for every child? […] more

  • 16 Aug 2013

    Try bat spotting

    Bats have been intriguing humans for centuries. These incredible migratory creatures are the only mammals that can fly. They navigate using echolocation: they emit sounds and use the echoes of these sounds to discover where objects are around them. Echolocation also enables bats to find their prey, such as flies, moths and other insects. But European bats are in danger. Loss of roosts and feeding areas, and the increased use of pesticides along with prejudice and misunderstanding, combine to threaten bats’ survival. […] more

  • 15 Aug 2013

    The Art of Slow Travel

    These days, holidays are mostly about the destination. Holiday-makers sit in plane seats and are flown halfway around the world without seeing any of the sights along the way. When they arrive, hire cars are available so that local landmarks and tourist destinations can be reached quickly, before returning to the hotel or guest house to eat food cooked for the western palate. If this all sounds a bit boring, or familiar, you might like to check out the Slow Travel movement. Immerse yourself in local culture, savour the food... […] more

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