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

Accessories · Gear

Dad-Friendly Diaper Bags

By sheer luck, the only American made diaper bags I could find also happened to be designed for dads too. DaisyGear by DadGear makes sophisticated messenger bags that have clever compartments for wipes and gadgets. I personally like the striped pattern, but they have all kinds of options from floral to more manly choices: DaisyGear… Continue reading Dad-Friendly Diaper Bags