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  • 25 Nov 2015


    Glennie Kindred helps us mark the winter solstice with our families. The winter solstice falls in the heart of the winter on the shortest day and the longest night of the year. This special festival is an opportunity in our busy lives to put aside some time to pause, to appreciate the stillness and rest that is the gift of midwinter, to reflect on the old year that is finishing and to look forward with hope for the new year about to begin. […] more

  • 25 Nov 2015

    22 steps to a stress free christmas

    Already feeling a bit ragged by the annual build up to those few days? It’s amazing the pressure we put ourselves under to make them memorable and perfect in every way. Perhaps the most important thing we can remind ourselves is to take a step back and enjoy all the little moments of connection and wonder that pass us by when we’re on the treadmill of perfection. Here are our top 22 tips to make the most of your family’s festive season: […] more

  • 24 Nov 2015

    The Seasonal Table

    A place to follow the changing seasons, a nature table can be used to mirror the outside world in a cosy corner of your home. This creative pastime encourages us to live in harmony with the rhythm of nature, and for small children it can offer a real sense of security. This is the beginning of a series of articles on creating your own seasonal table. […] more

  • 24 Nov 2015

    A natural advent calendar

    Advent calendars are such a delight for children. Opening the little windows to discover a new picture inside is always exciting, and the prospect of doing so each day until Christmas builds up to the big event in a magical way. However, so many advent calendars now feature children's television characters that it can feel like a big advertising ploy. Or you might resent the prevalence of chocolate calendars, with children scoffing cheap sugary rubbish before breakfast! […] more

  • 12 Nov 2015

    New Edition Out This Week!

    The theme for our latest edition is peace. Want to know how to be a more peaceful parent and learn great conflict resolution skills? Interested in a Buddhist approach to family life? This edition is packed with articles to help you on your way. We also have a holistic guide to autism and the benefits of being an introverted parent. Try our festive ideas from decorations to craft to a simple stocking template that you can easily whip up at home. […] more

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