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January 27, 2019

Growing into Motherhood

What a journey motherhood has been so far!  My eldest is 5. Only 5 years of motherhood and it has grown me more than anything else.I have learned so much both from experience and from study and exploration of different ideas, strategies and appro...

September 3, 2018

It's now officially the end of summer.  Although I do welcome the Autumn I must admit I feel a sense of loss for the Summer and will grieve it's end.

We've had such an amazing time as always.  The boys are a joy to be with.  Don't get me wrong it's utterly exhausting an...

August 4, 2018

I've been working super hard on my packaging recently.  My goal is to have 100% sustainable and environmentally responsible packaging.   I don't want to be responsible for bringing plastics into our physical world or retail chain but it's difficult sourcing alternative...

May 24, 2018

A few years back - way before I had children (OMG a lifetime ago!) I was at a show at Ardingly Showground when a stall offering vinaigrettes caught my eye.  I had just got into balsamic glaze (if you haven't tried it you need to!) and these dressings were sweet and fru...

May 24, 2018

I know...another email on GDPR I'm sorry!

Tiny Land operate an Ethical Privacy Policy and may have requested your consent to be included in our news before.  However just to be on the safe side, when I do get a chance to send out emails like this, I don't want to break...

March 21, 2018

I have 2 children who are CMPI (Cow's Milk Protein Intolerant).  This also means they need to avoid Soy.  I have done the odd gluten free meal and keep all my products Gluten Free (the gluten Free Play dough is really popular!), but recently I have had to eliminat...

January 19, 2018

Every child loves crayons!  They give your child the freedom to create without limits - without being told what to draw.

You can pick up a pack of crayons from budget shops as cheaply as £1.  

The thing is, young children explore with their mouths and this can continue u...

January 19, 2018

It was my birthday this week. I have always despised having my birthday mid January. It is the quietest week in the social/pub trade for the whole year and most of my friends throughout my 20s and 30s had to pull out of going out for financial reasons.  I lowered my ex...

November 16, 2017

Hi everyone,

I’ve been thinking about the kinds of chemicals we all come into contact with on a daily basis, and while I don’t want to worry excessively, I think it’s important to minimise certain risks to our kids as much as possible.  Fortunately it’s relatively easy...