Dandelion Time Blogs

A photo of a boy running along and playfully swiping at dandelion seed clocks with a stick

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. 

Nature is vital for our mental health

Written by Dr Caroline Jessel, Chair & Founder of Dandelion Time  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.

Dandelion Time and the Development of Green Minds

Written by Jules Pretty, University of Essex  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

The Bicycle Ride that Inspired Dandelion Time

Written by Dr Caroline Jessel, Chair & Founder of 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
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