For the Wee Ones: A Holiday Roundup for Babies + Toddlers

Ranging from major gifts to heart-melting little clothing and affordable, useful items, we’ve curated holiday gift ideas for the parents of little ones in your life this season.

The Gladly Family Merritt Portable Playard
Excellent as a safe haven for babies from birth-2 years or 50 pounds (whichever comes first), this Gladly Family Merritt Portable Playard was designed to be the ultimate portable playard. It folds up in a flash with one hand and includes a backpack-style storage bag for easy transporting. Toss it in the back of your car when traveling for easily setting up at your destination. With a breathable mesh surrounding and a comfy, supportive mattress, your wee one can slumber or play anywhere. The adjustable bassinet is perfect for newborns, and can be used for in-room sleeping.The fold-away changing station features an easy-to-use changer and an extra large diaper caddy with room to store all necessary accessories. It’s well-made, and built to last.
Bonus features:
Lightning Fold™ capability; folds with one hand in under 10 seconds. Whooosh!. It’s sturdy, yet lightweight, with a stylish aluminum frame and available in grey or pink. It has non-skid feet, and a changing station that folds away for easy storage. There is an extra large diaper caddy with room for everything you need. Removable, machine-washable fabrics for easy cleaning, which is important, and a comfortable, supportive mattress.

Find it HERE.
Price: $249

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4 Clothing Brands to Love This Season: Little Bipsy, JuJu + Stitch, Estella, and Sammy + Nat

JuJu + Stitch: Customized Cuteness
Juju + Stitch offers custom-embroidered apparel for babies, little kids, big kids + adults (#makeitpersonal) – as well as tie-dye sweatshirts, hoodies, crewnecks, zip-ups, baby onesies, T-shirts, and more. The concept is simple and brilliant: choose your apparel, your word(s) to embroider, your thread color, and your placement on the clothing. Your unique piece will be created. You can make it funny, or a nickname, or initials, or even a favorite book or film character – use your imagination. This will be a gift that is truly unique and thoughtful.

Sizes: newborn – adult men 2XL
Shop HERE.
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Estella: Organic Goodness
Estella is all about purity of fabrics -meeting- super cute designs for optimal cuteness overload and softness. You want your child to be pampered with ultra-soft clothing because then they breathe better, sleep better, and are less grumpy. A happy baby means a happy parent! Find organic gift sets, an array of organic stuffed toys, organic baby clothing, and blankets. If you’re looking for a whale of an adorable gift set, consider the organic Handmade Newborn Long Romper, Hat, & Rattle Toy (above). Soft and breathable, this gift set is ideal for all seasons. The Whale rattle is a winner of the Mom’s Choice Award and The National Parenting Seal of Approval. It’s handmade in Peru with certified organic cotton and is machine washable on gentle, dry flat. So cute! Check out their handmade gifts and NYC-centric offerings as well.

Sizes: newborn-18m
Find it HERE.
Share beautiful baby pics on IG @estella_nyc #estellanyc

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Sammy + Nat: Sophisticated Styles for Kith & Kin
Sammy + Nat offers gorgeous velvet clothing and plaids for the holidays and well beyond, as well soft 100% Pima cotton Holiday pajamas that are all-natural with no chemicals, gifts by theme (space, foodies, insects, travel, ballet and dance, etc.), monogramming, faux white fur jackets to match with mom, toys and games, and pretty much everything you need. We love their warm, well-made vests and outerwear for winter weather, and their camouflage pants for boys and red and green velvet dresses for girls. Their toys and stocking stuffers are inspired, too. Bonus: Sammy + Nat offers free shipping on orders over $120 and has a 7-10 business day turnaround for personalized monogramming.

Sizes: 0-12Y
Shop HERE.
Social follow @SammyandNat

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Little Bipsy: Tiny Athleisurewear
Black Cherry is a perfect autumnal hue for your little sweetie pie. Choose pullovers and matching little sweatpants (awww!) designed with comfort in mind from quality fabrics. This rich purple color looks amazing on every child, and is sure to keep them warm and cozy. The top-and-bottom sets feature a high/low waistline, a side slit for layering and non-restricted movement, ribbed neckline, cuffs, and waistband, and thoughtful “grow with me” sleeve cuffs. Checkout their other offerings, too.

Sizes: newborn-5/6T
Shop HERE.
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The Cherish Baby Handprint Keepsake Ornament: A Gift Through the Generations
This ornament can be saved as a holiday tree decoration to remind you of baby’s early days for years to come, or it can be used to decorate a nursery. You can also buy a few and send some to grandparents and other relatives for posterity this holiday season. Capture a tiny foot or hand (or both). This ornament kit is so affordable that you can buy a few for both feet and hands. An incredibly personal gift and great concept, it’s sure to be treasured. It uses food-grade clay.
Shop HERE.
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Kudos Disposable Baby Diapers: All Cotton, All Caring
These eco-friendly disposable diapers lined with 100% cotton and made with 4x more plant-based materials than the leading diaper brand. Available in a monthly supply, and 3-5 day supply – in sizes 8-13lbs, 11-17lbs, 15-28lbs, 22-37lbs, 27+ lbs and 35+ lbs, they’re the brainchild of CEO Amrita Saigal, an MIT alum who successfully created the only disposable diaper that allows your baby’s bum to touch only 100% soft, sustainable, sensitive-skin-loving cotton (instead of plastic). Their patent-pending DoubleDry™ technology boasts not one, but two absorption layers. A great gift is a month’s supply or two!
Shop HERE.
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Zigglebee Book: Hours of Coloring Fun
Written by Lana Bailey, age 7, during COVID, this book allows your child to illustrate the stories and use their imagination. Lana’s twin sister, Laila, lives with a disability that makes communication hard between them. Lana discovered that she can communicate with her sister through stories and pictures, which is why she published Zigglebee. She added the words, so your child can illustrate the pages. The identities of the characters in each story are just as your child imagines them to be. Written by a child for a child, for hours of creative play.
Shop HERE.

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