Ready for 2019? Our pals at the National Parenting Product Awards are helping families everywhere be comfy, cuddly and happy at play with their January picks.
Start with some stylish solutions for your home. Customize the mimish Pouf with Storage ($69, mimishdesigns.com) by mixing and matching top and bottom pieces, and you’ll have seating that doubles as storage.
If you’re reading while you lounge, try the OttLite Wellness Series Glow Lamp ($89.99, ottlite.com). Designed to mimic natural daylight and reduce eye fatigue, it has touch-button operation and sleek design.
For your littlest loungers, the lightweight P’kolino Nuzzle Baby Lounger with AiraTex ($189, pkolino.com, birth-8 months) offers safe, comfy cradling and is washable, hypoallergenic and available in several playful designs.
The Little Book of You ($49.95, littlebookofyou.com) is an illustrated baby book personalized for your bundle of joy, with room for fun facts about their birthday, the year they were born and the people who couldn’t wait for their arrival.
The picture book “Happy Papas” ($14.95, amazon.com, ages 2-4) celebrates the wonder of fatherhood and explores how animal and human fathers shelter, nurture, interact with and love their little ones.
Kiddos love animals. Rideamals Scout ($398, kidtraxtoys.com, ages 3-7) is a rideable pony friend that walks, whinnies and does a playful dance in response to your child’s touch.
But what if there’s a boo-boo? The Thermal-Aid Zoo ($19,95, thermalaidproducts.com, ages 3+) provides comfort for minor injuries via cute animals that can be cooled in the freezer or warmed in the microwave.