Every year Mothering runs a community-wide Holiday Helper program to lend a hand to families in need during the holiday season. Over the years the program has helped thousands of families and we are proudly continuing the tradition this year.
However, despite the generous donations of our community members, we still have many unmet needs this year.
We want to thank the very special businesses who have come forward to donate goods to help fill those needs! Please help us show some appreciation to these generous businesses by checking out their shops!
At Thirsties it is our desire to make it easy and affordable for every family to choose cloth diapers. Whether you are using cloth diapers for the financial savings, for the health of it, or for the environmental benefits, we believe you are making the best choice for your baby.
Inspired by the simple utility, earth-friendliness, and comfort of cloth diapers, GladRags was founded in 1993 in Portland, Oregon. It began as a home-based business that quickly outgrew the extra bedroom and moved to its own building. Today, GladRags is still a small company but with a big presence, promoting positive attitudes toward menstruation and making the environment a safer, cleaner place.
A Toy Garden has an extensive selection of handmade, USA-Made, Fair Trade, natural, and open-ended toys that inspire your child’s creative play. They have gifts for newborns, children, and even some treasures adults will love. Visit their website to see all of their unique products. Free gift wrap and quick shipping! Like their Facebook Page and use code FBM5 for $5 off your order through Dec 16th.
Bella Luna Toys, has been providing families with the highest quality Waldorf toys, natural crafts, and art supplies for more than 10 years. Based in midcoast Maine, Bella Luna Toys is operated by Sarah Baldwin, an experienced Waldorf teacher, author, and mama of two Waldorf grads. Bringing imagination into play! Like them on Facebook and use code FBM for $5 off your order through 12/14.
Hip Mountain Mama is a modern day Mom and Pop online shop that offers a funky style for free spirits. From comfortable and colorful clothing to fun headbands and reusable household items, we have a large variety of unique products for the whole family. We allow you to express your individuality through our funky and fun items. Use code FB15 for 15% off your order through Dec 31st.
BLUE TASSEL designer Audrey Bach’s latest collection for Fall/Winter 2012 ushers in beautifully subtle shades with exquisite feminine details. The collection covers a range of drapey and flowy BoHo Chic tops, dresses and skirts. Hollywood celebrities such as Keri Hilson, Aly Michalka, Janina Gavankar, Sharni Vinson, Chelsie Hightower and Bree Turner are among fans of the collection and have been spotted wearing Blue Tassel out on the town!
Saadia Organics is dedicated to providing 100% pure, unprocessed Argan Oil that is hand-pressed in Essaouira, Morocco. This “liquid gold” treats any issues that you may have with your skin, hair and nails. It’s one product, containing only one ingredient that is so natural you could eat it. Use the code MOTHERING10 for 10% at www.saadiaorganics.com.
The Burley MyKickTM balance bike is a fun learning tool that helps children master riding without training wheels! The handle bars, with comfortable rubber grips, and child-size seat are adjustable! Backed by Burley’s high safety standards, you can be confident your child will learn to balance while having a great time!
Ash & Alys Babes is a boutique shopping destination where parents can find exceptional eco-friendly, natural products for moms, babes and toddlers. Ash & Alys Babes has also created the SlumberSling® car seat headrest, and Lovingly Recycled, an online shop for gently used children’s and baby clothing.
Zarbee's is the fastest-growing cough and cold brand in the country. Developed by Dr. Zak Zarbock, one of the country's top pediatricians, and recommended by pediatricians nationwide, Zarbee's products are all-natural, drug-free and made from antioxidant-rich buckwheat honey, which clinical trials have shown to be the safest and most effective treatment for relieving coughs in children. Zarbee's products are also gluten free, contain no drugs, alcohol or dyes, have no side effects and carry no risk of overdose. Zarbee's products are available at Walgreens, Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Kmart, Kroger, Winn Dixie, Albertsons and Meijer stores nationwide.
If you would like to help families in need, please check out our Holiday Helper page. If you're a business who would like to donate please contact Mothering's Content Manager, Melanie Mayo, at firstname.lastname@example.org.