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Baby Chateau


New boutique strives to bring quality, integrity and style back to boys fashion.

Baby Chateau™ is a contemporary online boutique exclusively designed to cater to boys. It’s full of luxury clothing, accessories and gifts for both baby and toddler boys.

Lorraine Lilavois brings her love of art, fashion and entertainment to the online-based, baby boys clothing boutique powered by a team of motivated home-based Moms who curate an inventory that’s just as adorable and gorgeous as any collection designed for girls. By investing the time, money and energy to supply you with genuine choice, the Moms at Baby Chateau hope to make shopping for your little Prince Charming a fun and fascinating experience.

The result is a high-end baby boys clothing company dedicated to delivering premium wares for fashion-forward mothers and fathers all over the world.

“Raising boys to become gentlemen is hard enough. Dressing them well shouldn’t have to be,” is Lorraine’s key sound bite. She goes on to give a hardy warning to parents everywhere: “Today’s boys clothing market is flooded with cheap products made from inferior materials and manufactured under questionable– if not unethical – conditions.

Companies have become so concentrated on profit margins and annual revenue figures they’ve forgotten about their most important statistic, you and your prince.”

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Hand-Picked Authenticity

At Baby Chateau, parents can buy only the finest goods available, intelligently tailored boys fashion from leading global designers that is personally chosen to provide authentic clothes for their baby boys that are ethically manufactured with integrity and quality. The company requires their designers and manufacturers to complete a comprehensive Due Diligence survey to authenticate the excellence of their processes before they can list their products on Baby Chateau’s digital shelves.

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Marquee Customer Service

Not only does Baby Chateau welcome feedback, they thrive on it. Baby Chateau buys in limited quantities until their valued customers give them the “seal of approval” on a product through reviews, comments and shared experiences. Connect with Baby Chateau today.

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What Do You Do With an Idea?


Hope for anyone, at any age, who’s ever had an idea that seemed a little too big, too odd or too difficult.

Written by Kobi Yamada with illustrations by Mae Besom, What Do You Do With an Idea? is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world. As the child’s confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then, one day, something amazing happens* …

Bookseller Barnes & Noble proclaims it as one of the best books of 2014 for kids, and the 36-page tale is perfect for children ages four to eight years … yet it also touches everyone who is young at heart. “From that first puzzled inkling, the little boy realizes that the idea was following him like a small egg waiting to be hatched. Finally, it does … and reminds us what we do with an idea: You change the world.” From the booksellers’ review.

050615_CRTPost_WhatDoYouDoWithAnIdea_inside“It’s a story to inspire you to welcome that idea, to give it some space to grow, and to see what happens next,” Kobi says. “Because your idea isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it’s just getting started.”

Kobi Yamada is president and CEO of Seattle, WA-based Compendium Incorporated, “a company of amazing people doing amazing things,” producing extraordinary gifts that inspire, educate, motivate and celebrate the world we live in. Gift books, journals, greeting cards, boxed notes, pop-up cards and guest books for just about everyone. Wholesale available.

*Listen to the entire story as it’s read aloud by the fine folks at ArtistEducation.

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moriko


Little seats for little peeps. 

One look at Seattle artisan Bruce Hanamura’s whimsical-yet-modern chairs perfectly proportioned for children will have you wishing for a smaller behind, perhaps … just so you, too, could enjoy sitting on the soft, smooth surfaces he creates from solid Mahogany, Western Maple, Walnut and Birch.

You’ll have to be happy to let your kids dream of a forest where magical animals frolic and play – while they sit on a moriko. In fact, the name moriko means, “forest child,” and the children’s furniture line includes little seats that resemble a rabbit (usage), fox (kitsune), beaver (biba) and squirrel (risu) –all uniquely hand-crafted, heirloom-quality solid wood seating that is Made in the USA. Currently moriko’s ship in three to four weeks.

Each chair evokes the personality and character of the animal it represents, and is a loving and unexpected detail for any child’s play space.

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Not to worry. Bruce also designs custom furniture for adults (and the size of their behinds) through his company The Design Pallet. He likes to use reclaimed and local lumber giving it a second life as desks, tables, chairs, headboards, night stands – anything your adult imagination can dream up!

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TrailHoppers by Cozey7


Introducing the first performance blanket for your little explorer.

090214_CRTPost_TrailHopper_08Perfect for an Errand or Adventure. In a world of multitasking, everyone could use an extra hand – especially parents. TrailHoppers are a hands-free way to keep your little ones bundled up, cozy-warm, while you walk the dog, carry the diaper bag or push a sibling on a swing. Made from warm, breathable, recycled Polartec,® TrailHoppers are an extra layer to keep the chill away, but they don’t blow away or get run over by the stroller! TrailHoppers integrate with all baby gear and fit between the buckles of car seats, strollers, backpacks, front packs and swaddlers, plus kids can wear them over a diaper or snowsuit.

090214_CRTPost_TrailHopper_05Jill Winckler, a mom from Colorado and founder of Cozey7®, found that a regular blanket requires both hands free to keep little ones’ legs and toes covered while out running errands or enjoying a hike in nature. It’s easy to keep them cozy with a sweater, hoodie or jacket, but legs and toes stay cold. So Jill invented this functional blanket that’s easy for parents to use and even easier for kids to wear.

“TrailHoppers are made for life with the wee set. Whether you’re running errands, bopping around the zoo or kickin’ it on a new trail, this blanket keeps your hands free and gives you peace of mind that your little explorer will be ‘cozey’ and stay tucked all day, down to their toes.”

090214_CRTPost_TrailHopper_02Super Convenient. TrailHoppers’ Polartec® fabric is produced in the U.S. and is the highest quality fleece. The Denier spandex trim has an unbelievable feel and is quick drying, keeping little explorers’ chins from getting chaffed and soggy. The zipper’s anti-jam system makes it easy to zip’em up and off you go. The easy open-toe flap saves you from back-tracking to find a lost sock or shoe or opens to let kids explore.

Made in the USA. “Bringing apparel manufacturing back to the U.S. is a big issue,” Jill says. “A few years back our designers left the U.S. for cheap labor. Young and old were exploited in the factories overseas and at the end of the day, it’s not the best practice. At Cozey7, we have sourced our materials in the U.S. and are manufacturing the TrailHoppers right in Colorado. This has given us the opportunity to build a strong relationship with our manufacturer and see that the production crew is compensated fairly and has a safe work environment.”

Available in a modern array of colors, TrailHoppers are suited for newborns and children up to two years of age. To see the blankets on active toddlers, look through Cozey7’s online picture gallery or Facebook page. Buy on the website or select specialty stores.