26 Products Are Finalists for Kind+Jugend Innovation Awards

A jury has nominated 26 or 200 submitted products for finalists in the Innovation Awards to be presented at Kind+Jugend, the largest trade fair for children’s products in the world. Kind+Jugend is scheduled in Cologne, Germany from Sept. 19-22. The jury nominated 26 products in eight categories. On the first day of the trade fair the top eight will be announced and the awards handed out. All of the nominated products will be presented in the attractive “Innovation Award.” Altogether, 1,250 suppliers from around 50 countries will once again be exhibiting at Kind + Jugend. Over 24,000 trade visitors from …

6 Self-Care Tips to Follow While Pregnant

Your health is very important during pregnancy, so you’ll want to make sure you take care of yourself. Follow our self-care tips for a successful pregnancy. You’re going to go through a lot of changes while pregnant, and if this is your first child, they’ll all be completely new to you. We believe the most important thing you can do while pregnant is to take care of yourself. Our priority here is for your pregnancy to be as comfortable as possible, so we’ve curated a list of self-care tips to follow while pregnant. Ask Your Doctor for Resources Your doctor will …

Appaman offers clothing for boys, girls from 3m to 16 years

Named after the childhood companion of founder and designer Harald Husum, Appaman is inspired by the whimsical spirit of youthful times. The brand seeks to create quality, thoughtfully designed clothing inspired by Harald’s love of cars, American Pop Culture and the street art of NYC. The collection includes everything from t-shirts, jeans, swimwear, and outerwear to dresses, suits and accessories, all for children, size 3m-16. Wholesale pricing ranges from $15 for graphic tees to $71 for boys’ finely tailored suits. In the outerwear collection, retailers will find a variety of warm winter coats, transitional fall jackets, puffer vests, winter accessories, …

Swaddelini features seamless and Hug Technology®, two fabrics

swaddles for hoodini

New mother Liz Hilton resolved to invent a superior swaddle that would be escape-proof, soft, stretchy, breathable, safe, and comfortable. Hilton used her company, KNITit, to develop and manufacture her swaddle design – the Swaddelini. Hilton is a 3D knitting expert and used her CNC knitting machines to create the Swaddelini in one single seamless process. It is engineered with arm tubes to protect against moro reflex, face scratching, and has Hug Technology® built into the chest area to give the sensation of a hug all night long. There is an easy access diaper opening at the bottom so the …

Strolyy collapsible car seat carrier simplifies parents’ life

baby carrier stroller

Strolyy is a universal car seat carrier that easily collapses like a camping chair and makes transporting a car seat a breeze. Strolyy is affordable, portable, compact, and lightweight. Easy to open with one hand, a parent or caregiver can set the car seat in the seat opening, latch the safety strap, and set off to your destination. Steering can be done with the Strolyy handles or the handle on the car seat itself for one-handed steering. Strolyy’s compact design has a universal fit for all infant style car seats and includes a removable storage basket. The lightweight Strolyy features …

NurseMeMama BusyTabs solve distracted baby situations

keeping baby happy during nursing

NurseMeMama’a BusyTabs are designed to help keep distracted babies busy and latched when breastfeeding. The easy-to-use clips go on any bra or shirt, and are made of soft satin ribbon. The special clips are clothing-safe and feature a strong and easy-open clip. Moms can mix-and-match the patterns and the clips can be used as a side reminder. Six BusyTabs carry a $19.99 MSRP. Jennifer Fletcher, founder, launched her company with BusyTabs and has also introduced Visy Bra, available in black and white. The sleepstyle bras don’t include underwire and are made of soft cotton and a stretch frame to gently …

5 Important Health Benefits of Kids Playing Outside

There are many incredible health benefits of kids playing outside, and we have a few of them listed here. Check out why it’s so important to get kids outdoors. For children, playing outside often becomes a fond memory once they grow up. From playing with neighbors to adventure hikes with the family, there are so many ways to get your kids outside and enjoy the fresh air! Not only does outdoor play provide incredible memories, but there are also numerous health benefits to spending time outside as well. Below we’ve listed some of the top health benefits of kids playing outside—check them out! …

6 Creative DIY Arts and Crafts to Enjoy with Your Kids

Every child loves to get a bit messy and have something to show for their efforts. Both you and your kid are sure to have a blast with any of these projects. You’d be hard-pressed to find a child that doesn’t love crafts. They find an irresistible appeal to getting their hands dirty and creating something they can call their own. For particularly insatiable crafters, you may find yourself scrambling to keep up with your child’s demands for brand-new activities. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. We’ve made a list of six DIY arts and crafts for kids. 1. Milk Carton Birdhouses …

The Best After-School Activities for Your Child

For your child to figure out what they’re interested in, they must do some experimentation. Discover the best after-school activities for your child to try. For your child to figure out what they’re interested in, they must try different things. The best and safest way to do this is to encourage and enlist your child in afterschool activities. There are many areas they might be interested in, such as fitness, art, or academics, and the only way for them to find out is to try as many as they can. Discover all the options you have with the best after-school activities for …

ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas October 23-25

abc kids expo

Networking, product showcases, and innovative products are expected to attract more than 2,000 retailers and media representataives from around the world to the ABC Kids Expo, scheduled October 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The 17th annual event is expected to host more than 1,000 booths containing nearly 2,200 brands as well as a number of new exhibiting brands. First held in 2001 with 100 booths, the event has grown exponentially. Attendees should expect to see cutting edge technology, safety, travel, and convenience products designed to appeal to the average millennial parents who are spending $12,000 a year, on average, …