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Magic of the Australian Bush

Jan here, creative director and Mum in the mother-daughter trio that makes up Thea With Love. When I was a child I loved studying picture books and was fascinated by the colours and detail in every illustration. I always encouraged my own kids to read and take notice of the pictures and words. Growing my family up in the Perth hills with an abundance of native wildlife and flowers, I noticed that they were also intrigued by pictures and stories that reflected the environment around them. This intrigue and love of Aussie wild flowers and animals translated to when they had their own babies and my daughters wanted clothes and baby products that could teach their children about the environment around them....

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Impact Of Our Purchasing Decisions

Do you ever look at the tag on the clothing you purchase to see what it is made of? We feel it’s really important to think about clothing in the same way you consider the labels on the food you eat. A consciousness of what’s in your clothing has far reaching impacts. Not only for you and your babies, but also for the lives of flora and fauna, marine life and really, the future of our planet. Here are some basic but icky facts for you: Synthetics such as polyester, acrylic, nylon and elastane are made using fossil fuels, non-renewable resources and are essentially made of plastic. Every time synthetic material is washed, minute fibres are released which then travel...

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