Coming soon: Autumn Extra – Babywearing Special

Our Babywearing Extra is the second in our series of Extra issues. The first was a Craft Extra, published in April 2016. This is still available to buy in our shop. The Babywearing Extra will celebrate all aspects of carrying through advice about types of sling and why carrying matters to beautiful articles showing how wraps are made and wrap scrap crafts. Families share why they love babywearing, and we look at why safety matters through the T.I.C.K.S guidelines. We learn how kangaroo care … [More...]

Screen control: Saffia Farr asks whether we should switch it all off

As parents in a modern technological world we have the dilemma of screen culture. Screens pervade our lives, but do we want them to, and is it good for us and our children? Aric Sigman presents evidence that might make us want to remove all televisions: watching television affects brain development in children; it makes you fat – and not just because it displaces exercise; it increases the likelihood of children developing ADHD; and it affects the development of speech.1 In JUNO Issue 27, … [More...]

Colours of Nature: Catherine Greenwood shares the excitement of experimenting with plants as dyes

I have been actively making dyes with plants for about three years. I was introduced to it at the Peat Moors Centre in Somerset in a reconstructed roundhouse where a woman was stirring a pot of blackberries over an open fire, re- enacting how cloth was dyed 3,000 years ago. As the year evolves, noticing when each plant grows and which parts to use is a good way of ensuring that you always have dyestuff at hand. Each season has a different palette. Rather than composting plant material … [More...]

Sacred birth: Ina May Gaskin talks to Lucy Pearce about fighting for home birth

Ina May Gaskin has empowered hundreds of thousands of women around the world to give birth naturally. She has done this through her best-selling books Spiritual Midwifery and Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, and, for a very lucky few, at the Farm, in Tennessee. The Farm was established in 1971 by Ina May and her husband Stephen, a philosophy professor in San Francisco. They set off across the US, joined by many of Stephen’s students, in a convoy of 60 yellow school buses, picking up followers … [More...]

Holistic Healthcare for Everyone – Dr Preeti Agrawal in London

Friday 11 November 2016, 9am - 5:30pm at effraspace, London "We are not a bag of organs. Western medicine is used to make us believe our health is only a piece of paper with our blood test results or the picture of our organs on a scan screen. It’s approach is very fragmented and incomplete- the doctor usually treats the disease, not the human being. The doctor treats disease for a specific part of the body, not caring about the fact that other organs and emotional states exist too, this has a … [More...]

Organic School Uniform from EcoOutfitters

If you are looking for school uniform ahead of the new term, why not consider online EcoOutfitters? They have an excellent range of uniform for boys and girls including shirts, trousers, skirts, dresses, socks and polo shirts. We are trialling skirts and a long-sleeved blouse. The cotton in the blouse is thick and you can tell by touch that it’s good quality. My daughter really likes the skirt with the black bow; she said it is “comfortable”. It has 3% spandex so there is slight … [More...]

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