Consignment Done Right
Spoiled!, the online consignment shop for designer kids’ clothing, has a new brick-and-mortar spot on Melrose Avenue. LA Mom and fashion stylist Cece Hendriks started the business after being impressed with the quality of the children’s clothing she purchased…
British-born fashion designer (and LA dad) Rupert Bye designed for big labels (Gap, Calvin Klein) before launching his own line of toddler streetwear: Rupert Bye Kids. Manufactured in Sherman Oaks, the garments are crafted entirely out of American-made fabric…
Time For Zen
EasyPose brings yoga sessions right to your home or office, whenever you want them. Choose from prenatal and postpartum classes, plus yoga for toddlers and kids in addition to the standard fare. Each hour-long class is taught by a Yoga Alliance-certified … Co…
Basics With Purpose
YIP (Youth Independent Play) clothing keeps future generations in mind by utilizing custom fabrics knit from 100 percent recycled Recover yarns and polyester derived from PET beverage bottles. The wardrobe staples for tykes include tops, bottoms, and dresses—…
Welcome, Baby
Local midwife Tiffany Gallo founded Pure Births, a birthing center in Valencia that offers support for home and in-center births, plus holistic gynecological care, and prenatal chiropractic. There are also plenty of resources for after baby’s arrival, like la…
Stylish Nursing, Simplified
Mama Bird Tees’ nursing tops, designed and created by LA mom Lily Nguyen-Malone, are just as comfortable as they are fashionable. The shirts feature two layers of fabric: the under layer has strategically-placed cutouts to facilitate easy nursing, and the … C…
Life, Balanced
Samantha Ettus’ new book, The Pie Life, offers up a recipe for balancing the demands of work and family without guilt as an ingredient. Ettus, a Los Angeles mom of three and work/life balance expert, presents helpful tools to enable working … Continued
Jean & June’s adorable pairing of Mas Café ($36) and Mas Leche ($32) tees pretty much sums up mom life. The brainchild of LA mama and designer Blake Alfstad, Jean & June graphic tees are made from organic cotton and are cut and sewn, … Continued
Dinner Plans
TasteTrades, a new website launched by local mom (and former producer) Anna Robertson, aims to take the frustration out of dinner planning. Robertson was tired of repeating the same meals each week, but didn’t have the time to search cookbooks … Continued
No More Diapers
BottomZz Up, a new potty training system invented by SoCal mom Lynn Tilker, lets kids feel the discomfort of having wet underwear—minus the mess. The soft, unisex cotton undies have space for a BottomZz Up absorbent pad in their double-layered … Continued
Calm Down
Headspace, the wildly popular meditation app, just launched Headspace for Kids. Designed for parents and their littles to enjoy together, the app teaches meditation and mindfulness in a fun and playful way. The kid version offers five themes—calm, kindness, f…
Slumber Party
Brentwood Home has extended its line of healthy living products made from natural, organic, and non-toxic materials to the nursery. Among the locally-produced Babies & Kids collection, look for staples like the Wildfire Crib and Toddler mattress ($325), built…
Raise A Healthy Eater
Little Foodie Club baby food delivery aims to help parents avoid raising picky eaters. Founded by food writer and local mom Kerstin Kuhn, the concept was born out of Kuhn’s desire to pass her own love of food onto her daughter, … Continued
Urbana Sacs’ newest backpacks don’t just look cool—they’re as environmentally friendly as they come. They’re crafted right here in LA from washable paper—the sustainable textile is made using paper pulp fiber and recycled felt, and is manufactured through cul…
After welcoming her first baby, local mom and fashion industry vet Christina Okubo was inclined to design a gender-neutral baby clothing collection, so she launched INIMINI. All pieces are designed for comfort and longevity (hand me downs for the win), and … …