August/September 2016

About the Cover  Skip*Hop’s runway-inspired Chelsea diaper bag features insulated side pockets to fit bottles, sippy cups, and snacks. This day-to-dinner design also features a front compartment that flips down for a second look. Manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $100. For more information call 877-4-SKIPHOP or visit www.skiphop.com.

Quality and passion make Paty treasured brand for 60 years

Paty, Inc. has roots that began in 1955 in a small garage in Lima, Peru, where Ruth and Faride Abugattas began what would become a life-long journey filled with hard work, determination, and success. For nearly 20 years, the Abugattas operated and grew the very successful infant apparel company from their home-town in Peru. Then, in 1970, seeking a better environment in which to continue to grow the company, they moved to the United States. In 1971, armed with new knitting machines from Germany, sewing machines from Italy, and a new 4,500 square foot facility in Houston, the Abugattas continued …

PRIMO Charli Chair – is baby shower chair

New from Primo is the Charli Chair, the first bathing product designed to keep a child safe and secure while bathing in a shower, which eliminates much of the drowning risk of conventional bathtubs for baby.  The Charli Chair features a non-slip seat surface and rubber feet, corrosion-protected legs (zinc-treated steel making it waterproof and rust-resistant), a five-point adjustable safety harness, a two-position reclining seat, three height adjustment levels, a seat that easily drains preventing water buildup, and easy assembly. The chair tilts to a 30-degree angle for newborns and then a 45-degree angle when the child is able to …

My Baby’s Keeper Baby bodysuit secures baby toys, pacifiers

My Baby’s Keeper bodysuit by Happy Baby, LLC is a patented bodysuit made of 100% organic cotton and designed to keep baby’s belongings securely attached. My Baby’s Keeper allows for the attachment of toys, pacifiers, and teethers directly to baby’s clothing, enabling baby to play with his/her belongings without parents worrying about sanitizing them when they have fallen to the ground—or just retrieving them endlessly. Additionally, My Baby’s Keeper may help baby develop hand-eye coordination when the baby sees belongings attached to his/her clothing and attempts to reach for them over and over again. My Baby’s Keeper bodysuits are available …

Sound Machine lulls babies to sleep

New from Big Red Rooster is the Baby Sound Machine that offers six sounds including the ocean, lullabies, heartbeat, or white noise to ease a baby from awake to asleep. Brian Johnson, the founder of Big Red Rooster, says that “babies fall asleep easier, sleep better, and wake up refreshed.” The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the small white machine is $24.99. The machine measures fit in a suitcase for a trip to Grandma’s house or a week at the beach. Caregivers can select one of six sounds, allowing baby to be accustomed to one sound or try a different …

Kleynimals ‘keys’ are safe, fun for baby

Eco-friendly Kleynimals are designed to charm babies and toddlers with the rattle and cool, soothing texture of keys but without possible toxins. Made in America, Kleynimals are innovative stainless steel baby toys and flatware with adorable animal faces. Founded by a mom looking for toxin-free keys her baby could play with as an alternative to her real keys, Kleynimals are environmentally friendly, non-toxic, and dishwasher-safe. They are also engravable, making them an ideal gift or keepsake for a shower, new baby, or birthday gift. Kleynimals include Eli the Elephant, Gus the Giraffe and Leo the Lion, all made of stainless …

Liam & Isla founded by dad for outdoors

Iam and Isla was founded by Rand Bruce, a father who enjoyed taking his children outside to play in the cold. His original Snap collection was designed to keep mittens from disappearing. Outdoor wear for boys and girls is designed to be worn with coordinating mittens. Two styles with snap-on mittens are available for girls and boys. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices range from $49 to $64. Sizes range from 2T-5T A variety of other outdoor wear is available without the snaps feature and colors to range from ivory and black to red and purple For more information call 888/ …

Itzy Ritzy® offers leather baby Mocs

Seven fresh new designs of Itzy Ritzy’s Moc Happens™ baby moccasins feature genuine leather in a range of fashionable looks designed to protect in sizes from 0-6 months to 12-18 months. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $29.99. The moccasins include a removable padded insert for comfort, easy-on easy-off elastic opening, 100 percent super soft breathable leather, and signature chevron embossed soles. Ranging from the bright “Little Fox” to the sparkling metallic Pink Champagne, the new moccasin designs include flowers, animal print, plaid, and solids. For more information call 630/ 770-4177 or visit www.itzyritzy.com.

Huggalugs introduces adult hat collection

Huggalugs® recently introduced a new collection of hats for fun-loving parents, according to company founder Carol Lavinthal. The US-based company is known for its whimsical hats as well as sweaters, legwarmers, and bonnets for babies and children. The new line of adult headwear will allow moms and dads to match their kids. Adult hats from Huggalugs® include several best-selling designs as well as new cable knit styles, making them the perfect compliment to portraits and holiday card photos as well as everyday wear.  The best-selling knit Santa hat is made from premium cotton yarn and trimmed with a mohair cuff …