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Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

01st December 2021

I am so excited to reveal the brilliant Highly Commended winners in our 2021 Green Parent Writing Competition! Check out what’s in store over the course of the month.

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

01st December 2021

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

01st December 2021

5 STEPS TO RAISING ETHICAL KIDS

How do you persuade your kids to get rid of the mountain of soft toys they are rapidly accumulating? This is a question I’ve been asked time and time again. Bryony Wells writes about five steps towards raising ethical kids – read her story on 2nd December. Check out @bryony_wells and http://www.ishouldprobablychange.com


MAKING THE DECISION TO UNSCHOOL

Emily Foulkes wasn’t just making just an education choice; she was making a lifestyle choice when she chose the unschooling path for her children. Read about her family’s journey on 3rd December. Check out https://www.instagram.com/thebarenecessitoys for more about the family’s home education journey.


THE MONTESSORI ART OF SLOWING DOWN

Mindfulness and Montessori practice are perfect partners. Both require us to slow down, observe and pay attention to the natural world around us says Anne-Sophie Tomlin. Read about her path to a gentler Montessori approach on 6thDecember. Check out www.imperfectly-montessori.com.


HOW THE BIRTH OF MY SON AWAKENED THE DOULA IN ME

Frauke Ryan was not prepared for the changes she would experience as she entered motherhood. “The more I learned, the more I understood that birth did not belong in a hospital.” Read about how she became a doula on 8th December. Visit: https://fraukeryan.com or instagram.com/frauke_ryan/


BABYWEARING AND THE LOVE HORMONE

Baby-wearing featured heavily in my vision of life with my newborn, explains Bella Murray-Nag. Get the full feature on 10th December. Find Bella on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/giddykipperarts/


THE SEASONS OF MOTHERHOOD

Life events such as childbirth have always been rites of passage. Here Emily Young talks about the stages of motherhood as important transitions. Read the full story on 14th December. And find the blog at https://tinywindows.wixsite.com/tinywindows.

BIRTH EDUCATION FOR PRESCHOOLERS

My four year old son Henry often rehearses giving birth. He sees childbirth as something to be proud of and to get excited about writes Nicole Lucy-Jones. Read her advice on 16th December. Find Nicole on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/thebirthcoach

CHOOSING A BAREFOOT, JOYFUL EDUCATION

I never imagined home educating my children before they arrived, says Kate Stuart. Here she explains why it’s the right choice for her family. Read the family’s story on 15th December. Find on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/thephoenixgreenstore/

HOW TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT THE MOON

The moon plays an important role in our lives. Here, writer and mum of two, Rebecca Willmott shares how she encourages an awareness of lunar energy with her children. Get her tips on 17th December. And find her vegan parenting account on Instagram @vegantots

A STORY OF EXTENDED BREASTFEEDING

Becoming a mother ten years ago, Morwenna Kendall had no idea that she would feed her sons until they were four and five years old. Read this story of toddler and child led feeding on 20th December. Find Morwenna on Twitter - @pixie_mo_k

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