Green Gifts for the Whole Family December 12 2016, 0 Comments
It’s already December 12th! We are double checking our family holiday gift lists and discovered there are some top notch green gifts for the whole family. We love finding brands and items that are eco-friendly, health conscious, or organic – better yet, all three! While there is always that something special for each person (as we’re all unique snowflakes), we are certain these family friendly gifts would be warmly welcomed this holiday season!
- Petit Collage puzzles: Who doesn’t love a good puzzle? Petit Collage has an array of puzzles in sizes, images, and age ranges. The adorable modern, brightly colored, and textured graphics are fun for children and adults alike. The cards and package are made from recycled content and printed with vegetable based inks, and Conforms to CPSIA and ASTM standards.
- Moby Bamboo Wrap: New parents will adore this wrap for many reasons! It encourages parent/child bonding, is machine washable, made from a blend of viscose fibers from bamboo and natural cotton, and adjusts to grow with babies from 8-30 lbs. While wraps may seem very daunting initially, there are tons of videos, tutorials, and instructions online; and our ladies are always available to answer any questions and assist with learning the techniques. And, like anything new, the more you practice the better you become!
- Chewbeads Mercer Rattle: A bright, stylish rattle for baby to ring in 2017! Made from 100% medical grade silicone, and doesn’t contain BPA, phthalates, cadmium, lead, or metals, parents breathe a sigh of relief when baby puts this in their mouth. It’s easy to grasp, soft on babies gums and emerging teeth, too!
- PlanToys My First Dollhouse: PlanToys is extremely conscious of the creation of their toys. The toys are made from natural rubber wood trees that no longer produce latex. All the toys are assembled using a certified E-Zero formaldehyde free glue in place of traditional toxic wood glue. Just these basic, yet outstanding efforts, mean you’ll worry less as everyone plays house in this four room dollhouse with a balcony and sliding doors.
- Klean Kanteen: We can’t say enough about how great this brand’s selection is! There are baby bottles, kid bottles with sippy or sport leak-proof caps, and classic and insulated bottles for adults in so many sizes and colors! All of Klean Kanteen’s bottles are made from 18/8 (food grade) stainless steel, while their sippy, sport, loop, and café caps are all made with BPA-free polypropylene #5. AND many of their products are recyclable, too. We seriously believe every family member needs one of these bottles, as we use our own every day, all day!
- aden + anais Organic Dream Blanket: Made with four layers of certified GOTS organic cotton muslin that is grown and manufactured in an environmentally responsible way, aden + anais’ Organic Dream Blanket blanket ensures playtime, cuddle time, and bedtime is nothing less than dreamy. The delicate and imaginative designs will make any child happy, and any adult jealous!
- Erbaviva Mommy-to-Be Milk Bath: The holiday season can be stressful on anyone, but especially on a mommy-to-be who is busy growing another life! Treat her to something extra special with Erbaviva’s Mommy-to-Be Milk Bath: A sublimely scented blend of organic essential oils of lavender and lemon combined with organic milk powder and bath salts! This gift is especially designed to pamper, ease tired and sore muscles, and soothe dry and itchy skin as the belly grows. A divine bathing moment every mother deserves! (Available in store only.)
- Green Toys Submarine: Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs that save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Green Toys has created an outstanding bath time toy! This submarine features a spinning rear propeller and a classic handle with wide-mouth opening combination for plenty of scoop-and-pour fun. Made without BPA, phthalates, PVC or external coatings, and also meets FDA food contact standards, and the whole vessel is also dishwasher safe – a parent’s dream!
- Thule Chariot CX stroller: What better way to be green than to be outside, enjoying the fresh air and exploring nature as a family? The Thule Chariot CX single child carrier is the elite performer in comfort, style, and technology for the most active family. It’s design is ideal for jogging parents, has full side window venting for kiddo’s temperature control, and adjustable suspension for a smooth and stable ride for everyone!
- Darn Tough Socks: We don’t know about you, but the holidays wouldn’t be complete without a good pair of socks! Darn Tough believes that happy feet = happy campers, and we couldn’t agree more! Made in Vermont and guaranteed for life, these merino wool socks are breathable and fast drying! The best added bonus, you ask? Merino wool is naturally antimicrobial, meaning it repels bacteria and odor – perfect for little ones with the stinkiest of feet!