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Push Presents: Black Diamonds

Put these stunning jewelry picks from stylist Jennilee on your new baby check list.

Push Presents: Black Diamonds

Just because you’re going to be a mom doesn't mean you have to go soft. Black diamonds are a sure-fire way to convey elegance and edginess. Not only are black diamonds (Carbonado) much cooler than the classic white and yellow versions, but they come from outer space! According to a study, black diamonds were formed in a supernova explosion that took place prior to our Solar System being formed. Think of these minerals as cosmic dust that eventually became solid and fell to Earth as meteorites. Check out this roundup for some gorgeous pieces that will surely make a huge impact.

1. Gabriela Artigas Rose Hexagon + Three Black Diamonds Ring, $290

Wearing a stack of tiny bands on your finger is nothing new, but this diamond-embedded hexagon shape from Gabriela Artigas is a fresh take on the form.

2. Anna Sheffield Chasse Ring, $395

The Chasse ring from Anna Sheffield is a chic solitaire that can be worn alone or paired with the designer's signature slender pavé bands for a classic bohemian look.

3. Ariel Gordon Silver Bangle, $280

A sophisticated bangle never goes out of style and this tasteful Ariel Gordon is a modern twist on the classic with black diamonds.

4. Workhorse Jewelry Diana Black Diamond Bracelet, $240

Having a baby can overcome you with love and emotion, and this arrow bracelet from Workhorse Jewelry is a pleasant reminder of Cupid aiming at your heart.

5. Mociun Black Diamond Circle Earrings, $260

You have a lot on your mind these days, which means the best jewelry is the kind you put on and forget about. These effortless but unique circle stud earrings from Mociun will never be overlooked.

Without camps and back-to-school plans still TBD, the cries of "I'm bored!" seem to be ringing louder than ever this summer. And if you're anything like me, by August, I'm fresh out of boxes to check on my "Fun Concierge" hit list. It's also the point of diminishing returns on investing in summer-only toys.

With that in mind, we've rounded up some of our favorite wooden toys that are not only built to last but will easily make the transition from outdoor to indoor play.

From sunny backyard afternoons to rainy mornings stuck inside, these toys are sure to keep little ones engaged and entertained.

Meadow ring toss game

Plan Toys meadow ring toss game

Besides offering a fantastic opportunity to hone focus, coordination, determination and taking turns, lawn games are just plain fun. Set them up close together for the littles and spread them out when Mom and Dad get in on the action. With their low profile and rope rings, they're great for indoors as well.

$30

Balance board

Plan Toys balance board

Balance boards are a fabulous way to get the wiggles out. This one comes with a rope attachment, making it suitable for even the youngest wigglers. From practicing their balance and building core strength to working on skills that translate to skateboarding and snowboarding, it's a year-round physical activity that's easy to bring inside and use between Zoom classes, too!

$75

Sand play set

Plan Toys sand set

Whether you're hitting the beach or the backyard sandbox, this adorable wooden sand set is ready for action. Each scoop has an embossed pattern that's perfect for sand stamping. They're also totally suitable for water play in the wild or the bathtub.

$30

Water play set

Plan Toys water play set

Filled with sand or water, this tabletop sized activity set keeps little ones busy, quiet and happy. (A mama's ideal trifecta 😉). It's big enough to satisfy their play needs but not so big it's going to flood your floors if you bring the fun inside on a rainy day.

$100

Croquet set

Plan Toys croquet set

The cutest croquet set we've ever seen! With adorable animal face wooden balls and a canvas bag for easy clean up, it's also crafted to stick around awhile. Round after round, it's great for teaching kiddos math and problem-solving skills as well.

$45

Mini golf set

Plan Toys mini golf set

Fore! This mini golf set is lawn and living room ready. Set up a backyard competition or incorporate into homeschooling brain breaks that shift focus and build concentration.

$40

Vintage scooter balance bike

Janod retro scooter balance bike

Pedals are so 2010. Balance bikes are the way to go for learning to ride a bike while skipping the training wheels stage altogether. This impossibly cool retro scooter-style is built to cruise the neighborhood or open indoor space as they're learning.

$121

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