PERMACULTURE SPECIAL 24 PERMACULTURE PARENTING How the principles of this innovative system can be used not just for productive gardens but also to enhance family relationships and help family life run more smoothly 28 THE CHICKEN CHRONICLES
The art of hen keeping using permaculture to create a closed loop system, and how to source your own ex-battery flock 31 BUILD YOUR OWN HEN HOUSE Easy to follow projects for families such as how to make your own chicken shed and other useful structures for the back yard 37 MY PERMACULTURE BOOKSHELF Favourite reads to get you inspired and motivated in the permaculture garden IN DEPTH: GREEN BABIES 65 BUDDHA BABES The benefits of practicing
baby yoga for including exercises you can try at home and where to find a class 68 HOW GREEN IS YOUR NAPPY?
What is the most eco conscious way of clothing your baby’s bottom? 72 NATURAL LED WEANERS Older children and the end of the breastfeeding relationship 77 IS MY BABY TOO BIG? All your babywearing questions answered
MAIN FEATURES 8 PARENTING WITH HEART Children’s right begin at home; ways to honour and respect your children 12 LETTING GO How one parent deals with separation anxiety 16 MOVING MOUNTAINS Ideas to inspire and motivate your child FAMILY LIFE 11 SUNDAY SELECTION Great family adventures for our favourite day of the week 18 MODERN DAD Home education becomes a rosier prospect when faced with Kenyan schools 22 SPIRITUAL PARENTING How navel gazing can be used to heal your body and mind LEARNING 35 EDUCATION NEWS A college that encourages self-directed learning 36 EXPLORING THE SHORE Ideas, recipes and more for trips to the beach this spring 41 ON THE BOOKSHELF Great reads for the whole family 43 SPRING CRAFTS How to make delightful birds for your season or nature table 44 CHILD LED LEARNING A day in the life of a small school
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