Baby Shower Gifts

Customized Family Pillows

Family Pillows are custom-made by Michigan-based, K Studio, a mother-daughter based company committed to sustainable manufacturing practices.  The family "cast" of characters are taken from paintings done by daughter, Shelly Klein.  Working with her mother, Mary, each family pillow is…

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For Parents

Y Water – Drink, Design & Toy

Y Water is a new vitamin-infused organic drink targeted at kids with a unique bottle designed by designer Yves Behar.  The bottle also has a second life as a toy using connectors that come with each bottle to join with…

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IKEA Find: Modern Organic-Design Rugs

On a recent visit to IKEA this week, I found a couple very cool rugs that would fit nicely into a contemporary nursery or child’s bedroom.  The large 7′ 7″ round Andrea Rund rug ($299) would make a nice centerpiece…

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Nature Symbols on Baby Green's Organic Clothing

Baby Green’s organic cotton clothing goes hand in hand with their designs by depicting cultural symbols of nature from around the world.  Their four designs include Japanese-inspired Nami (wave) and Kaze San (wind-sun), Koru (Maori for unfolding fern symbolizing growth),…

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Organic Baby Crib Mattresses by Natural Mat

Handmade in Devonshire England, Natural Mat offers a selection of 100% natural and organic baby mattresses that are free from synthetic chemicals, plastics, or PVC.  For today’s parents concerned with formaldehyde exposure to their  children, going natural is the best…

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Biome 5 – Eco-friendly Animal Tees

A biome is a class of ecosystem where certain vegetation and living organisms live.  A new children’s clothing company, BioME 5, chose to represent animals in their biomes to launch their new eco-friendly t-shirt line. From A to Z, BioME…

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Artist Spotlight: Sion Lee

Sion LeeSion Lee is a 28-year-old Las Vegas-based artist who designs simple, modern pieces for the home. His art is the result of both Asian and Western influences, his educational background (he holds two engineering degrees) and seven years of…

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Baby Gear

Bambu Baby Fork & Spoon Set

Made from 100% organically grown bamboo, this utensil set has a comfortable grip for smaller hands and sized for little mouths.  Comes with two sets of forks and spoons. Baby Fork and Spoon Set by Bambu  |  $12 at…

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Quick Picks

From Around the Mommy Blogs – April 20

Babyfaces – Photo of the Week Father and newborn son bond early Boston Mamas: Keeping Kids Safe Resources to help teach your kids about safety in a way that won’t scare them (or you) Celebrity Moms: Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Has…

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CA Boom 4 Recap: What's Fresh in Modern Parenting

Last weekend, Coochicoos sponsored the Modern Parenting section at CA Boom 4, an annual design show that takes place every spring in Santa Monica, California.  One of the great things about CA Boom is that it's a consumer show that…

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Lotta Jansdotter's Soft Baby Toys

These soft baby toys are organic, soft, and modern from Swedish designer Lotta Jansdotter.  Screenprinted on natural linen fabrics.  Cute too.Soft Baby Animal Toys  |  $16 each at Greener Grass Design…

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