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  • 1 Apr 2015

    10 steps to raising compassionate boys

    Increased violence by young males is spinning out of control. Boys are constantly bombarded with the false information that real boys must always be strong, aggressive, tough, in control, and repress their feelings says Ted Zeff. Boys are continually saturated with this distorted version of manhood from television and movies, video games, the Internet, peers, coaches, and other adults. In the last 15 years the violent video games and movies children have been exposed to have become more graphic than ever. Here is a 10 step plan to help combat the culture of violence and raise a compassionate son. […] more

  • 15 Mar 2015

    New issue published

    Really excited to announce our Gratitude special edition of The Green Parent, which is published today. Think features on how to practice gratitude with your family, bring more happiness into daily life and embrace an unexpected pregnancy. You can meet the mother who built her own tiny home (the pictures are stunning and the story inspiring) and read about craftswomen who've launched their own business alongside having children. Take a family adventure to Russia, adopt a granny, raise resilient children and eat the finest gluten-free breakfasts ever! Plus loads, loads more! […] more

  • 14 Mar 2015

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  • 3 Mar 2015

    Women’s Day for Mothers

    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

  • 1 Feb 2015

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    Now you can get a monthly fix of The Green Parent. Our exciting newsletter includes events, competitions and articles about everything from family life to birth, alternative education to nutrition. Published every month, it's free to receive. All you have to do is sign up below. […] more

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