When it comes to shopping for our babes, it can be overwhelming. There is certainly no shortage of available and adorable gifts to give, but at the end of the day, you want gifts that are memorable, inspiring, and let’s be honest, can hold their attention for longer than a few minutes. We put together a list of some of our favorite picks for gifts this year. Ranging from a few practical items like socks and adorable tees, to big ticket items like a bike they can grow with, each gift was thoughtfully chosen and is sure to bring a smile to each of the tiniest family members on your shopping list.
Let your toddler strut their stuff in their stylish pajamas. Sturdy enough for the most energetic moppet, they’re made with buttery-soft organic cotton and feature a wide elastic waistband for added comfort. As well as sleeping, they’re perfect for lazy weekend afternoons lounging around the house. 100% organic cotton, G.O.T.S. certified, non-toxic, eco-friendly dyes, wide elastic waistband and ethically made in India.
Keeping Austin Weird one baby at a time! We love this adorable onsie from the iconic Austin Motel (and home to our First Anniversary Party). 100% organic cotton, it’s also available in t-shirt for older kids.
3. Pride Socks
Any brand that stands behind empowering individuals to be who they are and to chase their dreams, gets our vote! Support your littles individual freedom and style (and grab a pair for yourself while you’re at it). Use lovelife at checkout for a 20% discount.
We’ve been a fan of Wildflower Liberty League for a long time. Maria, the owner, is a transracial adoptive mama who started Wildflower Liberty League, a small business focused on diverse, huggable, lovable, and classic dolls. I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these custom, hand knit, toddler beanies that read Wild on one side, Flower on the other. Mamas, they are coming in your size soon!
Vegan, easy closure (we are a laces-free family), and with removable insoles, this is a perfect choice for beginning walkers. And with every pair of shoes your purchase, TOMS will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need. Win, win for everyone.
6. Woom 3 Bikes
What started as a search for an idea children’s bike eventually led to 6 years of crafting the perfect bike. Six perfect bikes in fact that are lightweight and high-quality. Woom Bikes, for children of all ages, starts at one and half and goes all the way up to 14-year-old young adults. They are the lightest children’s bikes in the world and are tailor-made for children’s anatomy and needs. Shown above is the Woom 3, perfect for children 4-6 years old.
Meet the suitcase that gets on their level. Unbreakable, thoughtfully designed, and made to last a childhood—and beyond. This is luggage that will grow with your child.
Hip + Historical T-shirts with a wee bit of edge! For HIP kids with fashion forward brainiac parents. Real heroes are the BEST heroes! USA made and ethically sourced.
Unsure of what to give friends or family with new babies? Always diapers. My husband and I were given a diaper shower when pregnant with Bowie and we didn’t buy diapers for a year and a half. It was amazing! Subscription services like Parasol make it so easy to choose a box and quantity, email a gift certificate, which then gives the receiver the option to order when ready. Plus, how cute are their designs? Use code “UhHuhHoney” for 30% OFF ALL GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS!
10. Lucy and Lester
Like so many small business stories, Lucy and Lester was born after a trip to England where Leslie, the owner, fell in love with the fun and edgy children’s wear she was seeing. Knowing there was market for it in the States, Lucy and Lester was born. Starting with pants and bloomers, the online shop has quickly grown to include the most adorable pinafore dresses. Comfortable, design-forward and globally inspired baby and children’s clothing made in Austin, TX. For additional 20% coupon code, use lovechild at checkout.
Kleynimals are innovative stainless steel baby keys with adorable animal faces that your child will love. Created by a mom, they are an eco-friendly, non-toxic, and American made toy. Kleynimals can also be personalized, making them a perfectly unique baby shower or first birthday gift. With a focus on social responsibility – starting with manufacturing in the USA, in addition to supporting three non-profit organizations through our sales, this is a company we are proud to support.