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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. 

The Fields That Heal: Why I Decided to Write a Book About Dandelion Time

The Fields That Heal: Why I Decided to Write a Book About Dandelion Time

Written by John Hunter, Author of The Fields That Heal  Imagine you get an email from a friend you haven’t seen for some time – an invitation to a party to help launch her new book (about ...
Why I Decided to Become a Dandelion Time Trustee

Why I Decided to Become a Dandelion Time Trustee

Written by Gilly Wilford, Trustee at Dandelion Time I have been a supporter of Dandelion since it was founded nearly 20 years ago. I am humbled by the dedication, skill and love for humanity shown ...
Blooms of Hope: Nurturing Children in Nature

Blooms of Hope: Nurturing Children in Nature

Written by Rachel Rodwell, Family Case Worker at Dandelion Time At Dandelion Time, working with traumatised children and their families, in a wholly natural setting, planting Spring bulbs in the ...
Family Relationships & Attachment Theory

Family Relationships & Attachment Theory

Written by Lauren Mewett, Family Case Worker at Dandelion Time What is Attachment Theory? Attachment theory, considered a key component in children’s development, was initially proposed by John ...
How Volunteering at Dandelion Time has Changed my Life

How Volunteering at Dandelion Time has Changed my Life

Written by Anna Feierabend Anna from Germany arrived at Dandelion Time as a Residential volunteer in 2017 and all these years later she is still very much part of the Dandelion Time family. Here is ...