By: Nicole Pelletiere
For Mommies that are in search for furniture that is good for your child’s health and for the planet, Oeuf Eco-friendly Nursery and Children’s Furniture is a sure way to go. Oeuf combines simple, clean designs with multifunctional convenience for your modern nursery or bedroom. Not only are these pieces stylish, but the non-toxic, water-based finishes will give our ‘Green Mamas’ something to cheer about!
Not only can you store your child’s precious belongings in this nifty unit, but it can be used as a changing station as well (changing pad sold separately). It offers adjustable legs for uneven surfaces, an anti-tipping strap, and a counter-weighted back panel for added safety.
Classic Toddler Bed
This scaled-down bed has a low mattress position to allow your child to climb in an out on their own.
The Robin Crib offers three adjustable mattress positions and a low overall height for easy access. With the conversion kit (sold separately), this unit convert to a “day-bed” style toddler bed.
This fun, sturdy library offers stylish and practical storage for your child’s bedroom or playroom. The low-overall height allows your child to grab and reach their bedtime story of choice.
This versatile storage system allows your child to have easy access to books, toys, and even clean-up time. The bins will store various-sized items and can position either flat or tilted.
This station is a great space-saving solution, as it eliminates the need for a separate changing unit. It securely attached with safety straps to all Oeuf cribs and to most fixed rail full-size cribs.
To learn more, or to purchase some of your own Oeuf furniture visit http://www.oeufnyc.com/.
Oeuf has made it its mission to ensure environmentally sound products starting with the choice of materials to the manufacturing processes to the selection of recycled packaging.
Oeuf furniture is produced in the small European country of Latvia. On the Baltic Sea, Latvia is covered by over 70% forest and thus has a proud tradition of woodworking. As a respected member of the European Community, Latvian manufacturers adhere to the standards and enforced regulations relating to labor, safety, quality, and the environment. The partners of Oeuf believe those same standards best reflect their own values of fair work practices and conservation.
By: Nicole Pelletiere
After a long nine months of excitement, your baby is finally here! It is soon realized that your life-changing experience has also left you with some unpleasant surprises (added weight, saggy skin, and stretch marks—just to name a few). Many women are faced with a common dilemma: pre-baby clothes are too tight and maternity clothes are too loose. What to do?
Luckily, Julie Scorsese, via C Department Manager of Women’s Designer Apparel at Nordstrom’s, has sat down with New Parent to offer five smart suggestions that will compliment those post-baby bodies. “Not only are these pieces stylish and comfortable, but they will reinforce some of that pre-baby body confidence” she says.
Find some inspiration, or click the links provided to pick up one of these chic designer steals. (Have we mentioned that they are all on sale?)…
Adrianna Papell Lace and Chiffon Shift Dress
This Adrianna Papell lace and chiffon combo dress is great for any post-baby body. The intricate lace overlay on this shift dress masks any imperfection you may have in or around the tummy area. This piece also offers an airy chiffon sleeve to leave you feeling cool. The exposed zipper adds an edgy twist, allowing Mommy to feel like herself again.
Available only in Black in petite, regular and plus sizing (Petite Focus, Dresses and Encore Departments).
Maggy London Cowl Neck Shirtdress
Talk about effortless fashion! This Maggy London look gives every new Mom what she needs: the perfect thrown-on-and-go dress. This no-fuss cowl neck throw over shirtdress also provides an airy feel with the textured gauze fabric. Although this tie belt is removable, it really allows our new mommy to show her shape while still feeling comfortable. The tabbed sleeves and partial collar neckline on this Maggy London dress gives her a hint of sophistication, in covering the upper arms.
Available only in Aqua in petite and regular sizing (Petite Focus and Dresses Departments).
Anne Klein Washed Satin Shirtdress
“This Anne Klein shirt dress does all the right things for a post-baby body. Again, with the ease and effortlessness of the throw-over, this dress is a very practical staple our new mommy needs in her wardrobe. The super-soft satin material is equipped with functional drawstrings that lightly cinch the waist that, yes…she still does have! Wear it as a daytime look, paired with metallic sandals, or transition it into date night with your hubby and throw on a pair of wedges, gold bangles and a statement necklace.
Available in Blush color and regular sizing (Narrative Department).
Donna Ricco Bloused Sleeve Faux Wrap Dress
Hitting all angles of flattery, this Donna Ricco dress is a home run! The deep V-Neck detail takes the focus off the mid-section, as the faux wrap still allows our new mom to show off her waistline, without feeling restricted. The comfortable jersey fabric in this dress creates fluidity and ease, embracing but not hugging the hip area. The three-quarter bishop sleeve on this Donna Ricco dress adds subtle drama to the simplicity of this look, and covers up the upper arms.
Available in Black, Blue Jay, Plum and Twilight in regular sizing (Dresses Department).
Caslon Button Shoulder Jersey Dress
Nordstrom’s own label, Caslon is a line that targets each of our very different customers. Offering different fashions for every woman, our new Mommies are no exception! This Caslon Jersey Dress is an easy throw-over that no new Mom should overlook. Offering a bloused bodice, this elastic smocked waist dress gives her the opportunity to show off her waist with confidence. The gathered skirt allows the fabric to flow in a way that creates comfort and ease. Wear alone or pair it with structured black blazer so you can bounce right back into your everyday routine.
Available in rich Blue Saxony (pictured), Purple Magenta, Black and two printed options, Brown Earth Combo and Navy Peacoat combo. Offered in petite and regular sizing. (Petite Focus and Point of View Departments).
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By Lindsay Goldenberg
The 2009 Toy Fair in New York City gave us a chance to see all the awesome new toys coming out this year. We scoured miles and miles of playsets, gadgets, dolls, and more to come up with our 10 favorite toddler toys for 2009. Plus: We saw a sneak preview of the new Dora the Explorer doll, and we were impressed! Read on to get all the fun details.
Go to the next page to see the toys!
Nurse your skin back to health with Mustela Nursing Comfort Balm. It uses moisturizing emollients and skin-soothers to relieve the pain and irritation associated with breast feeding while repairing and regenerating the skin.
WHO IT’S FOR
Ideal for nursing mothers who want moisturized, soothed, and regenerated nipples.
Shea Butter smooths and softens. Panthenol hydrates and strengthens. Sea Salt gently purifies.
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Isn’t it about time someone made a cute humidifier? Not only do they provide soothing moisture that helps with nasal congestion, dry cough, sinus irritation and dry skin, but these animal shaped versions provide a whimsical touch to any room. The one-gallon tank provides moisture for up to eleven hours.
*auto-off function when tank is empty
*up to 2.1 gallon moisture output per day
*removable water tank fits easily under most bathroom sinks
*low power consumption
*suitable for rooms approximately 250 sq. ft. in size
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Does the little princess love dogs? Get her one that she can take with her anywhere she goes!
A sequined Scottie dog sparkles on a tee with cute cap sleeves. Scooped neck. Cotton; Available in buttercup and white. Read more about it and get it here.
We love this desk! Its hip design will make it look good anywhere in your house and your kids will love having a cozy work desk just their own size. A storage bench is built in, to get crayons and paper quickly in and out of sight. Good design starts at an early age! Read more about it and get it here.