We're big Emma Thompson fans, but we're not sure anyone should mess with Beatrix Potter. Still, Thompson pays pays faithful tribute with her latest book, The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit. $13.49 at bookworm.com.
We're digging Boon's new Fleet stacking boats, which are great for scooping and pouring and floating (and rinsing), take up almost no storage space, won't get moldy, and have little drain holes on top, so you can flip 'em over and make it rain. Pre-order for $11.99 for a set of 5 at booninc.com.
Two new sets of stickers from Sticky Bellies are meant for photos celebrating baby and toddler milestones (sitting up, rolling, first teeth, and more) and holidays (first Christmas, New Year, Valentine's Day, and so on). $14 per set at stickybellies.com.
When it's time to start practicing with a regular cup, the two-handled, plant-based CUPPIES (with little animals hidden inside) have way more toddler appeal than anything with a lid. $8.99 at jjrabbit.com.
Plum Organics has recalled various pouches from its Baby Stage 2, Tots Mish Mash, and Kids lines, due to potential spoiling. Recalled products include those with "Best By" dates ranging from 08/05/14 to 12/08/14 and the letters AT. For additional info, includ…
The organic cotton baby gowns by Electrik Kidz are cozy and thoughtful (they have hand mitts and open easily at the bottom for diaper changes). We love the glow-in-the-dark constellation (okay, the glow only lasts for 10 minutes, but it's so cute), the mermai…
NUMI NUMI Design's new 6-foot-tall Explorer growth chart ($220), which doubles as gorgeous wall decor, will pretty much last forever, and it's got good eco-cred (no formaldehyde; Greenguard-certified laminate). We're also fans of NUMI NUMI's latest crib, the …
J. Crew's small maternity collection has expanded (a bit) and now includes jeans. And they're priced a little better than typical designer maternity denim. Let's hope J.Crew keeps the new items coming. $135 to $145 at jcrew.com.
BreathableBaby has recalled about 15,000 wearable blankets sold from June 2012 to August 2013 because parts of the zipper can detach, creating a choking hazard. For details about the recall and how to obtain a replacement blanket, visit cpsc.gov.
Like everything Petit Collage designs, their new Mighty Push Toys are simple, modern, and lovely. And they're made from sustainably harvested bamboo, water-based paint, and a non-toxic finish. $29 at petitcollage.com.
Unlike most kid-size soft seating (which is generally treated with flame-retardant chemicals), the new round and cube poufs from giggle are totally free of flame retardants (and they come in cheerful colors, too). $65 to $75 at giggle.com.
Zoobean curates a collection of excellent children's books; choose a one-time gift or sign up for a monthly subscription, personalized for a kid's age and interests. From $9.99 per month at zoobean.com.