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Keeping the Kids Entertained: Our Top Picks for School Holiday Fun

Looking for some fun and engaging activities to do over the last week of school holidays? From playgrounds to movie marathons to arts & crafts - we’ve rounded up a list of ideas to keep kids of all ages entertained. SLIDE INTO THE HOLIDAYS How exciting is it that playgrounds have reopened! Wulaba Park Playground in Waterloo is a rainbow wonderland perfect for burning off some energy. Tunnels, swings, towers and one massive three-story-high slide for the fearless kiddos.      CHALLENGE THEIR MINDS A team of engineers at Dyson have designed 44 challenges specifically for children. Spend a fun afternoon  expanding their curious minds by building a spaghetti bridge or trying to push a wooden skewer through a balloon without popping...

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Interview with Anthony Green of Tiger Tribe

"Being creative helps kids to discover their imagination. It builds a sense of confidence and self-sufficiency."  Meet Tiger Tribe - An Australian children's brand celebrated for its focus on unplugged creativity. Founded in 2007 by husband and wife team, Anthony and Naomi Green, Tiger Tribe creates an impressive range of thoughtfully designed, high-quality toys and activity kits. We caught up with Anthony to learn about the company's design process, the importance of old fashioned creative learning and what the future holds for the brand. Let's start at the beginning. How did Tiger Tribe come about? My wife Naomi and I decided that we did not want to work for anyone else. We had two young kids, so we were very interested...

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At Home With Rebecca Elms

We love that our community includes such unique and inspiring mums and business owners, each navigating this challenging time in her own way. Hopefully reading these interviews has brought you some reassurance knowing that we really are in this together. With Mother's Day on the horizon, we're wrapping up our little Q&A series by having a good ol' catch-up with the owner of Elms herself, Bec!  Image of Bec with her mum, Robyn First off, how are you doing?I am good. It was tough making the decision to close the doors of our retail store, but in saying that, I loved being at home with my daughter and husband. I've enjoyed the change of pace and the changes we have made to our “normal” lifestyle. I'm also really enjoying...

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How to Give Yourself a Spa-Level Facial at Home

LISTEN TO YOUR GUT When you're stressed, your body's response is to go into fight-or-flight mode. Being in this state stimulates your cortisol levels, causing inflammation and making your sebaceous glands go into overdrive, which in turn increases oil production in your skin. In other words, stress can wreak havoc on your gut, and an unbalanced gut can cause breakouts and bad skin. So, above all else, pay attention to the gut. Drink lots of water, eat nutritious food, try to manage your stress levels, and support your gut health by taking pre and probiotics and prebiotics. Our recommendation? We love The Beauty Chef Glow Powder and IMBIBE's Beauty Renewal. SET THE MOOD Create a spa-like experience by turning off your...

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At Home With Sara Lundgren

How do you juggle working from home while also trying to care for and entertain your kids? It can be a daunting task. This Q&A series invites some of the mothers and small business owners we admire to share their isolation experience in an effort to help us all feel a little more connected. Swedish-born Sara Lundgren is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Tasteology – a gourmet brand producing artisan salts, sugars, spices and oils that caters to the design-conscious foodie.  First off, how are you doing? I’m doing OK actually. Being in isolation is tough with two little kids, but it is also kind of nice to be in our own little bubble with our newborn baby and spend time together at home. Tell us a little...

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