Feeding

Designing Better Baby Products

When moms and dads design baby products together, you get the best of both worlds: intuition to create better products for their own children, and determination to bring their innovation to families around the world. This is especially the case at Nenu Family where two sets of parents set out to create well made, well… Continue reading Designing Better Baby Products

Clothing · Sleeping

Pajama Jam

After a season of sleeping in fleece pajamas that aren’t made anywhere near here, it was refreshing to find organic cotton two piece sets that are made right here in California. Brian the Pekingese earns bonus points for having a memorable brand name. These pajamas are perfect for the transition to warmer weather and have… Continue reading Pajama Jam

Accessories · Clothing · Feeding · Gear · Pacifier

Mama Maker: Haylie from Bee Bear Children’s Designs

Maintaining quality and family time is top priority for Haylie, while she mindfully grows her collection of Texas-sewn nursing sleeves, paci bibs, and teething necklaces.  She relies on her husband to hold down the fort while she spends one week a month at the Dallas Market sharing her wares with the world.  Haylie’s idea to… Continue reading Mama Maker: Haylie from Bee Bear Children’s Designs

Accessories · Feeding

Sippy Cups with Straws

Straws make learning to drink from a cup much easier. We figured this out early on while taking our toddler to restaurants. And with a lid, the combo is great for slowing down spills! A good friend sent me a Lollacup to try, since they’re made in the US and popular in her family. Turns out they’re perfectly… Continue reading Sippy Cups with Straws

Accessories · Gear

Mama Maker: Sarah from Piperoos

This is the first post in a new series that profiles the “mama makers” behind American made baby brands. If you’re interested in being featured, contact me. When I spoke with Sarah, co-founder of Piperoos, she was navigating the kind of day that any of us working mamas are all too familiar with. Work meetings,… Continue reading Mama Maker: Sarah from Piperoos

Accessories · Furniture

Wooden Whale Crate

I’ve been rooting for Bannor Toys for two years now. When I was in the thick of my nautical nursery obsession, their wood whale toy box came into my life. Despite it being on back order, it was worth waiting for! A smaller version is now available on Amazon: Whale Mini Crate Toy Box Storage… Continue reading Wooden Whale Crate

Accessories · Clothing · Shoes

Washable Shoes

Two words that are more unique as a pair than one would think. Add American made, and it’s the holy grail in my book. CLAMFEET are adorable, soft soled baby & toddler shoes made in Los Angeles with eco-friendly materials that are soft for baby yet durable enough for the washer and dryer.  They’re also… Continue reading Washable Shoes