Born from a desire to find safe, natural toys for their own daughter, Lithuanian Sigita and Donatas founded Friendly Toys to make the toys they could not find!
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I am a mum, wife, friend, and student. A lover of books and walks, sewing, knitting, museums, art galleries and playing games. I whole-heartedly support breastfeeding, babywearing and cloth-diapering and know that there are many different parenting paths to walk!
Baths are just about an evening ritual at our house. For the toddler whose favorite past-time is digging in dirt, and a baby who perpetually has milk stuck in his neck, any skin care product used has to be gentle enough for daily use on delicate skin!
When deciding what to snuggle our newborn in, we had some set criteria. It had to be natural, it had to be well-made, and it had to be comfortable! When I was introduced to Aden + Anais with their fabulous swaddling cloths and crib sheets, I knew it was exactly what we were looking for!
Being a busy mom doesn’t mean sacrificing your sense of style! Started by two women who strongly felt that frumpy moms were completely at odds with the spectacular job of being a mother, Perry Mackin is a collection of chic, stylish diaper bags perfect for dressing up or down.
Twigtale books are fully customizable books that allow you to add your own photos and child’s name to create a story that is unique just for them! Perfect for difficult childhood transitions, or just for learning fun, Twigtale books are fabulous books from birth to age 5.
Gro Furniture founders, David and Aimee Singelyn, set about creating furniture that would not only be durable and functional, but also be a true heirloom piece. The first 2 cribs were built for their own children, and the design of these very cribs would then become the Gro crib.
Founded in 2011 by new mom Ariane Goldman, who had previously established twobirds Bridesmaid, Hatch is the answer for all moms looking for stylish maternity wear that will take them well beyond the 9 months of pregnancy.
Designed in Berlin and hand-crafted in Argentina, Coquito offers a stunning collection of hand smocked dresses for little girls. From wee bishop-style smocked dresses with flutter sleeves and diaper covers for the very small, to bigger dresses with smocked bodices for older sisters, Coquito combines lovely prints with exquisite artisanship.
Increasingly modern parents are on the look out for smart nursery furniture that can grow with their children and do double duty. The Spanish company, Alondra, has a convertible crib that doesn’t disappoint!