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Dandelion Time helps children who are struggling with the effects of trauma, abuse and neglect. Children spend time on the farm with animals and crafts to overcome emotional difficulties, grow in confidence and begin to love and trust again. 

In our blogs we will share some of the thoughts, ideas and experiences that have influenced our methodology. 

Dandelion Time: Healing from the Trauma of Domestic Abuse

Dandelion Time: Healing from the Trauma of Domestic Abuse

Written by Lauren Mewett, Family Case Work at Dandelion Time   We know, for some children and families, home might not be a safe place right now. Around two million children in England1 face a ...
Hope for a Sustainable Future: My thoughts on Nature and Dandelion Time during lockdown

Hope for a Sustainable Future: My thoughts on Nature and Dandelion Time during lockdown

Written by Anna Chilton, Global Sustainability Manager, Camellia PLC It’s a beautiful Spring day, blue skies and we are in lockdown. Not having a garden limits me to one, precious hour with this ...
Remembering to Breathe: How Nature and Crafts help to Ground and Connect Us

Remembering to Breathe: How Nature and Crafts help to Ground and Connect Us

Written by Lauren Mewett, Family Case Worker at Dandelion Time  This is an unusual and uncertain time for many of us. It’s only expected that our children and young people might be feeling a little ...
It’s Time to End Food Waste!

It’s Time to End Food Waste!

Written by Anyès Reading, Relationship Manager at Dandelion Time  I had an amazing day at Tesco Community Cookery School  learning to use left over food to make delicious and nutritious recipes to ...
The Boy & The Earthworm

The Boy & The Earthworm

Written by Rachel Rodwell, Family Case Worker at Dandelion Time  The story of a how a small creature can bring so much wonder ‘I wonder what he’s thinkingwhat does he feel?’ mused the young child, ...