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When and Where Should Children Wear Face Masks

When and Where Should Children Wear Face Masks

Many months ago before we knew very much about covid or anything about living through a pandemic. We at Tyoub were preparing for a kids design market – the timing was great for us and we were looking forward to sharing some gorgeous new prints and styles. I had been watching the news coming out of Wuhan and had decided to start making face masks, it was March 2020. I made children’s face masks, as my immediate concern as a mother is for the well fair of our children. Little did I know then that this virus would be devastating...

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3 Reasons Why Kids Should do Yoga

3 Reasons Why Kids Should do Yoga

Wouldn’t it be great if the first lesson of the day in primary school was yoga and meditation? When my children’s primary school introduced this there was a little scepticism from the parents and a little reluctance from the kids too. But the teachers persevered, it started to have so many surprising results not only were the children able to focus and settle down into the days routine quicker, but the effects rolled into the rest of the days achievements. The busy world that we live in means that our children’s days are often started with a “hurry-up let’s go!”...

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How to choose the right swimsuit for your baby

How to choose the right swimsuit for your baby

There are so many styles and options to choose from and it can be difficult to decide which is the right one for your bub. We think about this stuff all the time, and it comes down to a few major things: Fit, purpose & sun protection, quality and price. "No one likes baggy bathers! Ask yourself, is it going to fall off?"Bathers are for swimming this might sound obvious but so many kids go to swim school in rash vests or bikinis. We recommend; swim trunks, unitard aka Zootie and a good ol' fashioned one-piece are perfect for the pool and swimming...

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What’s happened in Victoria with swim school in Term 4?

What’s happened in Victoria with swim school in Term 4?

What is absolutely clear is that ‘all indoor pools are closed in Step 2’ Outdoor swimming pools are open for exercise only. (Metro Melbourne as of 27 Sept 2020) Indoor swim schools are still shut down because of Covid restrictions and many parents are frustrated and worried about children missing out on vital lessons that could potentially be life saving as we head into summer this year. Swim schools in Victoria have been closed for 6 months leading to not only significant income loss to swim school businesses, but more tragically to loss of life. 13 people (incl. 5 children, aged 2...

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