Chic and Durable
Made in Australia, this eco-friendly Kids Beach Toy Set is sturdy enough to handle Florida’s weather and comes with a mesh carrying bag, so you keep the sand at the beach. The modern, stylish set comes in four pastel colors. $59.
This Naples-based online boutique covers your newborn in love with accessories and photo props like the Rainbow Mohair Wrap & Tieback set. The wraps, headbands and tiebacks are hand-knitted and extra soft on your baby’s skin. $28.
Wrapped in Luxury
Whether trimmed with ruffles like the Loulah Baby Blanket (right) or smooth-textured like the Silk Velvet Quilted Baby Blanket these throws are pure luxury. Bella Notte’s machine-washable products are handsewn in California and come in several jewel tones. From $330.
Your baby will rest easy with the Organic Cotton Quilted Snuggle Sack by Coyuchi. I love the no-fuss zipper and the quilted satin finish on this snuggle sack made with 300-thread-count organic cotton. It comes in three colors and fits babies up to 12 months, but you’ll wish it came in adult sizes. Find it at Food & Thought in Naples. $58.
Meet Flo Maflingo
Jellycats are my go-to gift for any toddler. Made in London, these quirky and ultra-soft toys are a favorite among kids and moms. The plush and huggable Flo Maflingo Little is one of the top sellers at Pop Toy Co. in Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt. $19.99.
Fort Myers’ Conscious Space, the first zero-waste store in Southwest Florida, promotes green living for the entire family. Minimize plastic with these darling, handcrafted Kids Wooden Plates. The animal-shaped pine wood platters are durable and sustainable. $16.
After their bath, the pool or a day at the beach, my kids absolutely love these Child’s Shawl Collar Bath Robes from Monogram Goods on Third Street South in Naples. Monogram your toddler’s name or customize with trucks, trains or ladybugs. $60.