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  • 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

  • 15 Mar 2015

    How to have a mindful birth

    You may have heard that oxytocin is the hormone we want to have flowing around the body during labour. It helps the natural process of birth along. But do you know how to actively promote oxytocin besides just trying to relax? In the midst of facing unknown challenges in labour, it is very normal to feel the emotions and sensations associated with a loss of control. The question is, will you be able to make space to observe and simply 'be with' your thoughts, emotions and sensations in a way that avoids spiralling into panic? […] more

  • 14 Mar 2015

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  • 13 Mar 2015

    Last minute Easter holiday

    Looking for somewhere peaceful for a family break during the Easter holidays? Check out some of these beautiful spots 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

  • 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

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