Category: Blogs

Individual articles posted on Dandelion Time website covering issues such as children’s mental health, environment, nutrition and training

Nature is vital for our mental health

The Natural World Where do you go on holiday? Chances are it will be somewhere peaceful, perhaps near the sea, or in the mountains or maybe by a lake. Some people go camping and it’s so calm being in woodland

Dandelion Time and the Development of Green Minds

An Explanation and Manifesto for Action Dandelion Time is now a leader in showing how agencies can work with children and families fragmented by neglect, abuse and trauma. Three particular strengths in the approaches are central: providing nature-based environments for

The Bicycle Ride that Inspired Dandelion Time

One sunny morning in May 2001,  I set off on my bicycle through the bluebell woods. It was the beginning of a journey that was to alter the course of my life in helping children’s emotional wellbeing and transforming the

Why I started Dandelion Time

by Dr Caroline Jessel, Chair of Dandelion Time I was a busy practicing GP in 2001, and one sunny May morning decided to ride my bike through bluebell woods as a great way to destress.  As I rode I reflected