The quest for the perfect gift for a baby or child can be a challenge. Many gift buyers search for something practical, yet also seek that adorable and unique factor to make their gift memorable. Noellas has met this demand with handcrafted fabric picture frames available in an array of shapes and fabrics for boys and girls of all ages. Noellas is a family-based business that has grown into a team of friendly, down-to-earth people always looking to help their retailers and consumers.
From the first moment a woman finds out that she is expecting, her world becomes full of questions. Deciding which foods are best, stopping bad habits, and improving overall health can be overwhelming. Finding an ideal exercise plan is also a concern for many women, but with all the dos and don’ts, some are afraid to exercise at all! Thanks to the creator of PregoFIT, expectant women no longer have to worry about over-doing an exercise routine or keeping up with repetitions that might be too stressful for certain stages of pregnancy.
Breastfeeding is a special time for mother and child, but can be challenging for moms with busy lifestyles. The creators of Peek Away understand this difficulty firsthand. Always traveling, creators and parents Natalie and Glen Sanders wanted a nursing pillow that would allow Natalie to nurse her baby on the go without having to lug a huge wrap-around style breastfeeding pillow. With its unique streamlined design, the Peek Away is the perfect alternative for many moms. The convenient Peek Away does double duty as an all-in-one breastfeeding aid and portable diapering center.
“So use…your imagination,” wrote Cole Porter. This remains excellent advice today! Imagination, that glorious key ingredient to a happy childhood, builds a strong foundation in the architecture of a fertile, young mind. Children who nurture creativity find unique solutions to life’s challenges as they grow into adulthood. The Giggle Guide® celebrates the creative sparks that ignite children’s imaginations with a look at crafts and activities from Supereditions, Aliquantum-International, Peter Pauper Press, Faber Castell’s Creativity for Kids and Bead Bazaar.
By Michelle Armstrong - Monday, November 22nd 2010
Hippototamus, a European-inspired children’s wear collection, has grown from its origins in company-owned brand shops in NYC to availability at other specialty retailers. For the first time, the brand is offering its unique and competitively-priced Spring 2011 apparel, for children ages newborn through six, to a broader market. “I am excited to be growing Hippototamus, as I began this endeavor five years ago to fill a huge void in the marketplace!” says founder and president Tiffani Talbot. “Better quality children’s wear at a moderate price point was not, and is still not, readily available.”
See Kai Run, popular manufacturer of the perfect first shoe for new walkers is introducing its own collection of organic cotton socks for the Spring/Summer 2011 season. Available in six coordinated sets, each is designed to complement See Kai Run footwear for a perfect match.
Babies amuse themselves with the simplest objects. Anything that rattles, rolls, dangles or squeaks suggests amusement park-like fun to little ones! Children have an inherent ability to uncover joy through simple pleasures, an ability that can be easily lost in adulthood. Adults, for example, look at a man’s necktie as simply a clothing accessory. However, in the eyes of a child, dad’s tie is an exhilarating plaything! With creative inspiration, Smart Mom, LLC introduces a tie designed for child’s play — the Babe Magnet: a tie that babies can enjoy safely, and dad can wear stylishly.
Welcome to “Imagination Theater.” Not since Jim Henson created Kermit the Frog from a fuzzy robe and golf balls have there been such innovative options for creative puppet play for children! By offering a variety of fanciful products from Maxim Enterprise, Apple Park, Puppet Hand and Folkmanis, you can bring the world of Imagination Theater into your store, and introduce a whole new generation to the magic of puppets, theaters, and story time.
Kids are notorious for leaving their sippy cups just sitting around anywhere. When they finally return for another swig, they are either met with a sweaty, dripping mess from condensation or a lukewarm drink that’s no longer appetizing. Then there is the frustration of warming a baby bottle to take along in the car only for it to be cold by the time baby needs it! Want to provide your customers with a happy solution to both of these problems? Give Bottle Freakers a try!
Petunia Pickle Bottom and Ergo carriers have recently partnered to create the ERGObaby Companion Carrier™ for Petunia! It will be available in 3 beautiful prints. Customers will have the comfort and style in two brands that they trust. The Companion Carrier™ will comparable to the Organic Ergobaby Carrier. Estimated ship date is mid- February. Contact Wendy’s Closet for ordering information: 213.627.9586 or
Young boys and girls love to enter the world of knights, princesses, heroes and villains. Even with the most active imaginations, every story is made more exciting when children can experience the fantasy coming to life in active, surprising and hands-on ways. The pop-up series of classic stories published by Simon and Schuster presents favorite tales in an engaging way that makes reading an adventure! With the upcoming release of the newest title in the collection — Beauty and the Beast — parents can build a keepsake library of children’s literature.
New York, New York - November 16, 2010 - Today, New Jammies, announces some much needed nighttime relief for the 20-percent of infants and young children in this country that suffer from eczema. Recognizing that 90% of all cases of eczema start before a child turns five years-old, the pajama maker known for it’s ‘pajamas with a purpose’ philosophy has just introduced a special mitted collection that are specifically designed to help children sleep more soundly when suffering from excessive itching and scratching during the night.