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Blue Health | What is it that draws us to the Ocean

Blue Health | What is it that draws us to the Ocean

Our vast, magical oceans house secrets beyond those we can see.  Blue Health ~ a term coined by a pan-European research project investigating the links between urban blue space, climate and health. This study explored the connection between how being in or around the water has a positive impac...
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Half Terms Nature Hacks

Half Terms Nature Hacks

“Don't you wish you could take a single childhood memory and blow it up into a bubble and live inside it forever?” ~ Sarah Addison AllenTo make this half term that little bit easier we have done a round up of our favourite nature hacks to get your littles of screens, out of the house and into...
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The Invigorating Power of Bad Weather

The Invigorating Power of Bad Weather

"No, we don't need more sleep. It's our souls that are tired, not our bodies. We need nature. We need magic. We need adventure. We need freedom. We need truth. We need stillness. We don't need more sleep, we need to wake up and live."   ~ Brooke Hampton   In a world that often encourages shelt...
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The most versatile coat for the changing seasons

The most versatile coat for the changing seasons

When it comes to choosing a coat versatility is key. As parents ourselves we understand that you are looking for something that will see your children through the ever changing weather conditions that occur over the course of a day. A coat that is warm, but not too warm and certainly never stuf...
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Töastie is a Certified B Corp™

Töastie is a Certified B Corp™

"The little explorers of today are our custodians of tomorrow: let’s rewild them, building their confidence, imagination and skills as their roots grow deeper and deeper into the earth."This December 2023 marks a significant milestone for us at Töastie ~ has been Certified B Corp™. Achieving B...
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Journalist & Author Jessica Hatcher-Moore | My Feral Child

Journalist & Author Jessica Hatcher-Moore | My Feral Child

This week we are absolutely honoured to share 'My Feral Child - How social restrictions set us free', a piece written for us by investigative journalist and published author of 'After Birth', Jessica Hatcher-Moore. Jessica is no stranger to taking herself out of her comfort zone; as a foreign c...
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WORLD OCEAN DAY & FIVE CHANGES FOR GOOD

WORLD OCEAN DAY & FIVE CHANGES FOR GOOD

“The emphasis is on all of us to consider how we can refine our lives to better protect our planet; whether it be single use plastic, our buying habits, how we wash our clothes. No day more poignant to consider and commit, than World Ocean Day.” KIRSTIE DUKE, CO-FOUNDER TÖASTIE World Ocean D...
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What makes our Pac-a-Mac waterproof raincoat so special?

What makes our Pac-a-Mac waterproof raincoat so special?

 " Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. " ~ John RuskinAt Töastie, weather conditions are something of an obsession. In the glorious British Isles, where we are desi...
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How Does UV Swimwear Work?

How Does UV Swimwear Work?

As we creep out of our winter hibernation, all eyes are now set on the summer that lies ahead. With Easter holidays around the corner it won’t be long before our toes are leaving indents in the sand and our bodies feeling that first crisp bite of the ocean blue. Whether at home or abroad, the oc...
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The Power of Puddles

The Power of Puddles

The Power of Puddles     So many reasons why this completely free activity is worthwhile..   1. Physical Activity: Jumping over puddles provides an excellent opportunity for kids to get their hearts pumping, practice balance and work on their co-ordination. This can help improve cardiovascular h...
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How to get your children out for a walk | Jessica Hatcher-Moore

How to get your children out for a walk | Jessica Hatcher-Moore

How to get your children out for a walk on a cold, wet day Jessica Hatcher-Moore, journalist and author of After Birth: How to Recover Body and Mind, described by Marina Fogel as 'essential reading for all parents to be', understands the very real importance for body and mind of spending time i...
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Guide to 100% Waterproof Clothing For Kids

Guide to 100% Waterproof Clothing For Kids

When it comes to keeping kids dry and comfortable in wet weather, waterproof clothing is a must-have. But with so many options on the market, it can be overwhelming to choose the best gear for your little ones. To help you navigate the world of waterproof clothing for kids, we are sharing our 6 t...
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