Oh, how I love this modern tree bookcase. Available for $169 at babyletto.com.
Archive for the Baby Gear Category
I love BabyGanics. This is my new go-to for baby-safe cleaning and personal care products, and I wholeheartedly recommend the entire line. BabyGanics, a New York-based line of 60-different plant-based products, ranges from floor cleaner to sunscreen. I have switched over completely from The Honest Company. I don’t doubt the organic safety of the line, […]
Every new mom struggles with compiling a registry. Huggies Little Snugglers partnered with Lindsay Pinchuk, founder & CEO of Bump Club, to provide Baby Registry 101, covering diapers and wipes to car seats. A recent survey by Huggies Little Snugglers found nearly 75% of new moms anticipate changing less than 2,500 diapers in the baby’s first year, but the […]
This easy-to-carry, kid-friendly beach radio has a retro vibe with modern, MP3 compatibility. Available at Anthropologie for $49.99.
Chicago-based line of baby carriers, Catbird Baby (so named because it puts the baby in the “catbird seat”), offers excellent ergonomic support and four carrying options. Beth Leistensnider made a mei tai carrier for herself in 2004, and people were offering to buy them off her back. The Pikkolo carrier ($129) has comfortable, supportive straps created […]
Well, bummer. Winnetka’s Leoleno (976 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka, 847-446-1100), a source for European baby goods including high-quality wooden German toys, is closing its doors at the end of February. The shop has always been one of my favorites since it opened in 2011 and had a great event space with storytime, language lessons & […]
I’m crazy about this old-fashioned world traveler suitcase for kids, adorned with stickers from Hong Kong, Florence and Paris. Made from fiberboard with metal corners and closures so it cannot be used as checked luggage but works just fine for carry-on or road trips. Available for $44 at Romp.
Looking for a creative gift for a new parent? LuliBox, a company that launched in Brooklyn last year, is now making its way into the Chicago market. LuliBox is a toolkit of 10+ essentials for the first weeks home with baby, including Gerber snap tees, footed pajamas, an Aden + Anais wrap, diaper cream, baby socks […]
Upscale baby company Giggle (which has a location in Lincoln Park) has teamed up with JCPenney for the GiggleBaby for JCP collection. It’s already available online and will be stocked in select locations starting tomorrow.Check out a preview below of the inspired collection which combines the look of the upscale brand with the prices of JCPenney. Most […]
Kids love the look of fireworks but the love affair ends when they hear the accompanying boom. So instead of oohs and aahs, the child responds with a shriek of “It’s too loud! It’s too scary!” while clinging to a parent who then ends up fleeing to the car and ending the night early. (Not that […]