IN DEPTH 8 BROTHERS & SISTERS How to strengthen and nurture the sibling bond
12 LIVING WITHOUT TV One family experience life outside the box
16 THE ENCHANTED
GARDEN 10 ways to bring magic into outdoor play FAMILY LIFE 11 SUNDAY SELECTION Reclaim family Sundays
15 SPIRITUAL PARENTING Natalie Fee shares her thoughts on being present
20 MODERN DAD Adharanand Finn discovers friendship in an unlikely spot on Dartmoor
98 THE GOOD LIFE Janet Ross delves into the murky depths to create a wildlife pond LEARNING 33 EDUCATION NEWS Emotional games
34 NATURAL LEARNING Gill Kilner home educates around the kitchen table
37 ON THE BOOKSHELF Great green reads for both adults and children SEASONAL FOOD 39 ON YOUR PLATE Foraging and tried and tested elderflower drinks
40 CAMP COOKING Great recipes for families to try over a camp fire HOUSE & GARDEN 43 AT HOME Build your own home and how to look after your fruit trees
44 SECRET LIFE OF
PLANTS Susun Weed reveals fertility boosting properties of red clover
45 ON THE PLOT What is happening down on the allotment?
WELLBEING 47 HEALTH NEWS Support teen health
21 WOODLAND SPECIAL 22 LIFE IN THE WOODS We meet the community at Steward Woodland in Devon and find out why they choose to live a low-impact life with their children. 24 CLASSROOM WITHOUT WALLS Exploring the rich benefits of outdoor learning for children and discovering all that the woods have to teach us. 28 WILDERNESS CLUB Hetti Dysch runs a weekly club for older children and believes that it’s important for our children to be able to go back to nature. 31 WILD PLACES From wild Welsh countryside to the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, discover our reader’s favourite places to go wild with their families. 33 MAKE YOUR OWN Follow the simple step-bystep instructions to make a whole feet of boats using a range of items salvaged from the recycling bin.
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In this special section we look at what woods can provide for our families. We explore some of the best wild places in Britain, meet those who live amongst the trees and discover all the myriad benefits of a forest school setting for our children and the future of our planet. Then you can take it further, with one of the family bushcraft events this summer. 22Living in the Woods We meet the Steward Wood community in Devon and find out why they live a low-impact life.
24Classroom Without Walls
Exploring the rich benefits of outdoor learning - what being in the woods can teach our children.
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28Wilderness Club Hetti Dysch runs a weekly club for older children to help them
31Wild Places From wild Welsh countryside to the
Forest of Dean, discover readers’
favourite family places to go wild.
33Make Your Own Follow simple instructions to make your own fleet of boats using items rescued from the recycling bin.