Registration Open for JPMA Show

Registration is now open for the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) Show: Built for Baby. This year’s show is scheduled April 10-13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, and is expected to attract  4,600 attendees, 90%+ of the industry’s buying power, and thousands of new and expecting parents. In addition, manufacturers can enter products in the JPMA Innovation Awards competition until February 11. This long-standing and widely respected contest is judged a committee comprised of industry buyers, consumer and trade media, safety experts, and industry partners. The products are judged on their innovation and other qualities. For …

December/January 2019

Actress Eva Amurri Martino and Masala Baby have collaboratively designed a capsule collection with charming vintage flair that is so Eva and Marlowe! From beach to boardwalk, mix and match styles create dreamy Mommy and Me Masala Moments with The Happily Eva for Masala Baby! This spring/summer collection launches January 29th, 2019. For more information call 347/ 515-6439 or visit www.masalababy.com. Photography by Julia D’Agostino.

StickyLickits make healthy food more attractive to kids

StickyLickits is a product based on the company’s belief that if fruits and veggies are fun to eat, kids will eat them. The only thing StickyLickits adds to food is fun, and since most kids love stickers, the novelty of stickers they can eat encourages them to eat food that includes an edible sticker. These are stickers that can be peeled from their backing, licked, and then stuck on fruit or veggies. StickyLickits are sugar-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, gluten-free, non-GMO, soy-free, dairy-free, vegan, and kosher. StickyLickits melt in the mouth, turbocharge healthy eating and are fun. The company reports that …

JPMA Innovation Awards Call for Entry Opens December 11

Awards recognizing juvenile industry innovative products are awarded annually as part of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Innovation Awards competition. Call for entries for 2019’s awards opend on December 11. This year, the competition is open to JPMA show exhibitors and non-exhibitors, as well as JPMA members and non-members. Finalists will be required to register and attend the show. Each year 10 awards are presented to juvenile manufacturing companies to recognize safety gear, convenient products for parents, educational products for children, as well as  high-tech products and interactive toys and helpful apps. To see which products won Innovation Awards in …

Happiest Baby’s award-winning Sleepea is the Easiest Swaddle Ever

Happiest Baby’s award-winning Sleepea makes swaddling easier and safer than ever. That’s why this 5-second swaddle is so beloved…it sold out in 3 weeks. Now fully stocked again, it’s available for retail partners. Swaddling gives babies the snug embrace they loved in the womb. And, by preventing startles and wild-handed nose-whacks, swaddling quickly boosts a baby’s sleep. Sleepea was designed by Dr. Harvey Karp, America’s top pediatrician. Dr. Karp started the swaddling revolution with his parenting classic, The Happiest Baby on the Block, which teaches his popular 5 S’s soothing method…and swaddling is the first step. New York Magazine declared Sleepea “The …

Winter Rompers are TOG rated

ergoPouch says babies sleep better in natural fibers An Australian company, ergoPouch is renowned for high quality, innovative, and award-winning Swaddles Sleeping Bags, Sleep Suit Bags, Winter Rompers, and Layers (PJ’s/Rompers) all made from natural fibers for safe & comfortable sleeps. Babies sleep better in natural fibers for the simple reason that they improve breathability and keep the body at an even temperature. And it’s for this reason that all ergoPouch products are made using natural breathable fibers including organic cotton and bamboo. All ergoPouch products are TOG (warmth) rated to suit every temperature and season and convertible for multi-functionality. …

Premier Prints offers numerous fabrics

Premier Prints brings child-related prints to fabrics Premier Prints was founded by a Tupelo, Mississippi, family with deep roots in the furniture supply industry. John Hodges, Billy Hodges, Zeke Hodges, and Bob Stedman started the company in February of 1991 and began by producing a printed decking fabric to market to upholstered furniture manufacturers. The product allowed each furniture company to personalize their products with custom logos and quickly became a staple for the industry. Through hard work, research, and necessity, the business branched into printing home decorative fabrics. After 12 years of steady growth, the company purchased a new …

SnoofyBee™ makes for happy diaper time

Company designs Clean Hands Changing Pad in several patterns/colors. Parents of five children, Amy, and Michael Perry had a problem. Their 8-month-old son was so curious about the world around him that the squirming, reaching, and grabbing made diapering so difficult it required two people. The active family sought a portable solution to make diaper-time easier. They wanted something less restraining than changing table covers and diapering pillows on the market. With the help of grandma’s sewing skills, they created a few prototypes and eventually developed the Clean Hands Changing Pad. The portable changing pad features a thin foam-filled section …

Newlie introduces the Louise Backpack Diaper Bag

From Newlie is the The Louise Backpack Diaper Bag, which can be worn as both a backpack and a shoulder bag. Even better, this is the perfect transitional baby bag. The signature interior insulated pocket means mom can store baby bottles during the diaper years and snacks during the toddler years. For more information call 800/ 324-1272 or visit www.newlie.com.