Update February 2015

All the gear infants, tots, children and parents need.

Donald McDermott

Max Traxxx Tracer Racers

Featuring a patented glow-in-the-dark track, Max Traxxx Tracer Racers from Skullduggery offer the ideal way to teach your children about the laws of gravity, light trail technology, and the mechanics of speed while having lots of fun. www.skullduggery.com


The colorful new collection of travel bottles from SIGG includes a wide variety of whimsical designs for boys and girls. Delight in butterflies, birds, balloons, planes, animals, knights, and more! www.mysigg.com

The Ollie Swaddle

Comforting your baby is even easier with The Ollie Swaddle. The specially designed Ollie improves quality and duration of sleep for all babies, reduces fussiness, and helps your baby self-calm. www.shop.theollieworld.com


Blinkbuggy, the website and mobile app that is reinventing the "baby book," has launched a line of customizable designs that capture the photos, quotes, events, milestones, and other important moments of your baby's first year. www.blinkbuggy.com

Aminal Blocks

Fun to look at and fun to play with, the enchanting new Aminal Blocks from Studio Dunn are made completely of hardwood and include artistic animal figures that encourage observation, imagination, and fun! www.studiodunn.com/aminal-blocks

Skylar Luna

Featuring a modern mix of California style and feel-good fabrics, Skylar Luna's eco-friendly sleepwear offers superior comfort, contemporary design, and 100- percent organic cotton. www.skylarluna.com

Elmo Loves You

StoryToys and Sesame Workshop have come together to present Elmo Loves You, a brand-new interactive app that includes a multitude of activities and all of your favorite characters. www.storytoys.com


Created by two moms of kids who constantly bend the pages of their books, Bookmarks4Fun gives children a chance to personalize a bookmark. The bookmark wraps around books and never falls off. www.bookmarks4fun.com

Power 2U

Eliminate clutter and charge up to four devices at once with the Power 2U AC/USB in-wall charger. It features two integrated USB ports and two additional AC plugs for simultaneous powering. www.newertech.com

Feltman Brothers

Feltman Brothers is a family-owned business dedicated to presenting handmade, timeless baby fashions that last for generations. The outfits are the perfect additions for parties and all other special occasions. www.feltmanbrothers.com

This column appeared in the February 2015 issue.