contents February/March 2006 issue 9
54 18 24
main features 8Get ethical with chocolate Meet the people behind the bars.
12I want that one! James Russell looks at consumerism in modern society.
14Make time for love Sex after childbirth.
18Esbats Full moon celebrations with Amy Warburton.
21Let’s talk about Climate change.
24Get Happy 10 steps to happiness .
bumps birth and beyond
26Birth Corner First stage of labour with Imogen Makepeace.
27The Daily Grind Breastfeeding and working life by Jo Middleton.
17Holistic Health How to enhance your sensuality.
32Shoreline News Bella Griffin writes about her life.
35Fair-trade toys Our favourite toys made by fair-trade producers.
62Sunday Selection Reclaim relaxing family Sundays.
75Directory of Fair-trade toy shops.
29What’s the rush? Gareth Lewis discusses children who are late readers.
30Click click whirly beep beep Do ‘educational’ toys help your child’s learning? asks Amy Schofield.
33A day in the life of: An alternative school.
food and drink
45What’s in season? Seasonal delights and wintry red wines.
46Slowly does it Josie Butchart looks at how the Slow Food movement involves children.
49Vegan Story Angela Harnett tells the story of her family’s veganism.
50Recipes Delicious vegan treats for the whole family.
health and beauty
39Your child’s health What are night terrors?
40Tried and tested Best organic facial creams.
41 Your health Winter skin treats.
42Healing hands How craniosacral therapy can work for your family.
36Great little reads Favourite bedtime stories.
37Adult bookshelf The latest big reads.
house and garden 53House and garden news Rainwater collection and what to do in your garden.
54Crazy about chooks A guide to keeping chickens.
is a separate magazine free inside every issue of The Green Parent. This issue is about wind power, and there’s lots to keep children busy while parents enjoy their own magazine.
57Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Nicky Scott looks at our household waste.
58Embracing Nature The best places to see wind power in action.
60Secret life of plants The healing power of calendula.
61Ethical money The best eco-homes on the market.
63The Ultimate indulgence The best spa breaks.
71Children’s fashion From baby booties to cool clothes for older kids.
73Shoe heaven The most delectable ethical shoes.
3 welcome 6 mailbag 7 out and about 68 subscribe 78 your environment 80 next issue and useful numbers directory 78 the best: highchairs
40Reader survey: every participant receives a Weleda soap.
66Spa Giveaway A weekend family break with luxury spa treatments
68Natural beauty gift set For all new subscribers
the green parent 5