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Naomi Bulger: Rhythms & Rituals

Naomi Bulger: Rhythms & Rituals

Welcome to 2018 and the second in our guest blog series with slow living guru Naomi Bulger. Naomi shares the small rhythms and rituals that help her and her family live in the moment and create a more mindful life. I hope you find some inspiration and a...

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The Maker Series: Little Miss Viv Dolls

The Maker Series: Little Miss Viv Dolls

What first drew me to these wonderful handmade dolls, was their hair.  I was so fascinated by how those long beautiful ponytails were made.  I thought they were so clever and I had to know more!  I asked Meg, the creator and maker of the Little Miss Viv Dolls if she...

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5 Tips for Creating a Calm Boys Room

5 Tips for Creating a Calm Boys Room

Talie Jordan is the Interior Designer and Girl Boss at Bam Interiors and proud mama to two boys. She is passionate about creating beautiful, organised and functional spaces for busy mums and their families to minimise overwhelm and promote a calm and happy...

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Winter Essentials

Winter Essentials

Baby, it's cold outside... Well actually here in Australia it’s most definitely NOT cold outside. But for our lovely friends in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s coats and mittens all round. And you couldn’t find a cuter way to show winter style than Princess...

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Slow Living with Naomi Bulger

Slow Living with Naomi Bulger

      When I started Tiny Loves Slow, I knew that my status as a slow living novice was not going to cut it. I try, but mostly I’m still running around chasing my tail, hoping for a few more hours in the day to get everything done. I needed an actual...

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Maker Series: Suomi Tale

Maker Series: Suomi Tale

      I fell in love with the beautiful characters of Suomi Tale as soon as I saw them.  Even more so when I discovered their maker, Florencia Slatkis is literally one of the nicest people in the world!  Florencia has such an amazing connection with the characters she...

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The Maker Series: Maple Forest Toys

The Maker Series: Maple Forest Toys

Sometimes you can just smell the love that goes into a handmade toy. That's how I felt when I first saw the beautiful watercolour animals made by Femke Brouwer for her collection, Maple Forest Toys. As soon as I started chatting to Femke, I understood that each and...

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The Maker Series: Fable Dolls

The Maker Series: Fable Dolls

      I instantly fell in love with these beautiful dolls when I first spotted them. They are truly magical and when you read Angela's story about how she first started making dolls, you'll understand where that magic comes from. Each doll has a name and a personality...

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The Maker Series: Betty Friday

The Maker Series: Betty Friday

We love finding products for babies and children that are fun, beautiful and promote learning. Betty Friday does just that! Danika MIlligan, the owner of Betty Friday, designs and makes her own range of Flash Cards, Educational Cards, Prints and Wall Posters for...

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The Maker Series: Inorog The Label

The Maker Series: Inorog The Label

Discovering a new brand is always exciting and when I first saw the beautiful dolls from Inorog The Label, I was instantly intrigued. Teodora and Mihai have created a business focusing on minimalism and non-explicit designs.  They believe that a suggested form is all...

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Artwork for your kid’s room

Artwork for your kid’s room

I love prints and artwork in my kid's rooms.  For me, it just creates a nice, warm and inviting space to be in, but did you know there is actually a science behind introducing colours and shapes to your little ones.  Kristin Poh, the founder, and designer at Hues &...

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Take Five with Mana Sira

Take Five with Mana Sira

  This week we spoke to the wonderful ladies behind Mana Sira, a community-based initiative teaching a group of Timorese women in Timor-Leste basic crochet skills with the aim of creating an opportunity for them to become financially self-sufficient. In...

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How Anxiety Lead To My Purpose

How Anxiety Lead To My Purpose

  a, n, x, i, e, t, y - seven little letters that when placed together, form a word, and more importantly, a state of mind, that can change your life forever. But not necessarily in a negative way... In the beginning I was always an anxious child; I hated...

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Take Five with Buildme Wooden Toys

Take Five with Buildme Wooden Toys

  Imagine creating big smiles and even bigger memories with your child or grandchild by simply building a toy racing car together. This is what motivated Melbourne Dad Darryl Thompson to create Buildme Wooden Toys, a range of eco-friendly modern wooden...

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Toy Shops From Around The World

Toy Shops From Around The World

    As well as bringing you our curated directory of online toy boutiques, we have created our very own global directory of small independent toy shops from around the world. We LOVE online but this is a bricks and mortar list for families,...

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Top Five Toys Your Baby Will Love

Top Five Toys Your Baby Will Love

    Meet Bibi the sheep.  Named 'Bibi' after the Timoreese term for sheep, this is the perfect gift for a little one. Not only the are little sheep adorable, but the story behind them is remarkable. In 2016, the brand Mana Sira was born as a way...

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Publishing your own children’s book

Publishing your own children’s book

    ynsey Davis is passionate about living in the New Forest in Hampshire and raising her two boys with husband Chris, in a place she calls the most beautiful place on earth.  So much so, that she decided to write about it.  Along with illustrator...

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Fun Outdoor Activities

Fun Outdoor Activities

    The weather is slowly getting warmer and the sun is out most days, so it’s that time again to start thinking about fun and free outdoor activities for the kids. We have put together a list of some of our favourite outdoor activities that we enjoy with...

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Why Eco Toys

Why Eco Toys

          Our babies and children play with toys to stimulate learning and awareness of their environment. What you may not be aware of are all the toxins and dangerous materials in some toys that can negatively harm their health. Unfortunately...

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Our Top 5 Toys of the Month

Our Top 5 Toys of the Month

      very month we'll show you our Top 5 creative, beautiful and eco-friendly toys we have fallen in love with from around the world (in no particular order - we love them all equally ♥).  All of these toys have children's development, a sense of...

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