30 July, 2018
bbox for kids fun and functional

b.box is Fun for Kids and Functional for Parents

In 2007, best friends Monique Filer and Dannielle Michaels teamed-up to bring the baby-world their first invention, b.box’s diaper wallet. While on a flight to New Zealand, Dannielle found the task of changing her newborn’s diaper to be quite clumsy and awkward. Thus, the idea for a convenient, all-in-1 essential baby...

2 July, 2018
Tinta Crayons

Tinta Crayons – Handmade, Natural Wax Crayons

Tinta Crayons are created by two Melbourne mums who want to produce a safe, natural crayon, without using palm, soy or paraffin (a by-product of petroleum) waxes. Safe for our children. Lots of research and testing has gone into creating the perfect mix of natural waxes to produce natural, sustainable...

25 June, 2018
Tuutu Baby Box

Bringing Finnish Baby Boxes to Australian Parents

In Finland, the government provides a Baby Box to all parents, which includes everything they initially need for a newborn baby. The Baby Box concept in Finland dates back to 1938. It was written into law in 1949 as a maternity entitlement. Baby Boxes are not dependant on the social...

18 June, 2018
A Little Surprise

Be Surprised by A Little Surprise

A Little Surprise’s mission is to showcase Australian Artisans via surprise gift boxes. Their customers are passionate about all things handmade, unique and of beautiful quality. A Little Surprise Owner and Femeconomy member, Karla Bradshaw has recently been announced as a nominee for the 2018 AusMumpreneur Awards. So we asked Karla...

25 May, 2018
EOFY sale

EOFY Sale – hardtofind and Farm to Hanger

Farm to Hanger and hardtofind support independent craftspeople and manufacturers. Anna-Louise Howard is the Owner of Farm to Hanger and produces sustainable, eco-friendly and ethical fashion by hand and personally knows everyone in her supply chain. Eri Stewart is the Owner of hardtofind and she supports independent sellers the world over who produce gifts,...

22 May, 2018
She Wear EOFY Sale

EOFY Sale – She Wear

She Wear are Australia’s largest supplier of safety footwear, workwear and personal protective equipment for women. To help you save money on your work gear, we’re featuring the She Wear End of Financial Year Sale!  She Wear are proudly Australian owned and operated. All their products are designed in Australia. She...

14 May, 2018
screen-free children

5 Screen-Free Activities to do with your Children

Box for Monkeys CEO and Founder, Sarah Donges is a screen-free expert and has kindly shared her top five activities. These days, the smartphone is a parent’s best friend and nemesis all at the same time. Yes, it keeps the kids occupied but we can’t deny the guilt we feel...

29 April, 2018
Travelling with Babies

Travelling with Babies, Naturally

Do you arrive at the airport, baby under one arm, and a huge assortment of toys and pacifiers under the other? Are you dreading the flight knowing that the chances that your normally sweet and docile adorable bundle of joy, is about to turn into a hysterical screaming and squirming...

9 April, 2018
Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

I often reflect on how my Mum has influenced my life and helped me become the person I am today. You may have seen our blog posts last year celebrating our Mums, Marie Kelly-Moran and Vicki Bastin-Byrne. We just spent last weekend with our Mums enjoying the Women of the...

2 April, 2018
Farm to Hanger

Farm to Hanger

Farm to Hanger is an entirely female owned and operated business producing sustainable, slow fashion garments in a variety of styles, perfect for the fashion and environmentally conscious among us. We have a big focus on traceability and remain very conscious about what goes into our products. This isn’t a...

26 March, 2018
WOW Australia Logo

Our Women of the World Festival Itinerary

The countdown is on to the Women of the World Festival (WOW) held at the Brisbane Powerhouse from Friday 6 – Sunday 8 April. The event celebrates women of the Commonwealth and is part of the Commonwealth Games cultural program. To help navigate your WOW itinerary, I’ve shared the panels...

21 March, 2018
Balance Nikki Casey

A Story of Balance by Nikki Casey

In a recent interview, I was asked “What was the element that kept my life in balance in a racy world of fashion and style? A world where the accent was seemingly always on appearance and how we present to others.” Sure, I’ve written my fair share of articles on...