You rock motherhood like. a. boss. Win $4,000 in prizes to make your life as a working mother even better.
Up the IQ of your first aid kit with smart thermometers from Kinsa! The smart stick and ear reader thermometers sync with your smartphone to provide expert guidance for all degrees of fever (AKA, when to not worry and when to call the doc). For this giveaway, you’ll get $150 credit to Kinsa’s website, great for buying the perfect thermometer for your child so you can take super accurate readings and track your child’s health history with this pediatrician-recommended device.
Total prize value is $4,272.85.
Sonnet James dresses were designed with two things in mind: playing with your kids and looking incredibly stylish while doing it. GOALS. Creator Whitney designs each and every dress to be comfortable and easy-to-clean all while making the wearer feel absolutely beautiful. From sassy stripes to bold color-blocking, there’s a style and hue to fit every personality—your only problem will be deciding which ones to spend your gift card on. (We know, it’s a difficult life.)
For those of us who would like a drink without a heavy commitment, VINEBOX has the answer: monthly wine tastings by the glass. Sourced directly from Europe (meaning you won’t be tasting the same wines you find at the corner shop), VINEBOX uses a patented technology to bottle the wines in small formats without exposing them to air that could tarnish their flavor or quality. From there, the bottles are shipped directly to you so you can enjoy a unique spin on your end-of-the-day glass of vino.
Get ready to take babywearing to the next level. The ergonomic Baby Carrier One is designed for a more comfortable wear for longer periods of time (we’re looking at you, family day at the zoo!) and has been rigorously tested by real parents for maximum comfort and ease of use. With four-way carrying capabilities, this is the only carrier you’ll need from newborn to three years old. Especially magical? This carrier is designed so mamas can go from front to back carries without any help—no, seriously!
Legend has it than at ancient emperor challenged all the animals to a race across the river, promising the first 12 a place in the calendar as a prize. Today, each of those 12 animals represents one year of the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. (Just in case you weren’t sure where the charts on your Chinese dinner menu came from.) Inspired by the Asian Zodiac, TWELVElittle creates diaper bags and accessories that celebrate each child’s individual character and dreams. The bags are designed with personalized style and a hefty dose of practicality, making them the perfect piece for all stages of your child’s life.
Need back-up childcare while you’re at the office? UrbanSitter is the best (and simplest) place to find your community’s most trusted babysitters and nannies. Founded by four busy parents, this online resource will help you find available sitters recommended by other parents in your social circles. From there, you simple search by date and time and then book—and even pay—online. Your ability to plan a spur-of-the-moment date night has officially been reinstated. Now get out there you two crazy kids.
What do you think of when you think of the perfect sofa? If words like “durable,” “high-quality” and “comfortable” spring to mind (not to mention, “the perfect place to take a nap”), Interior Define gets you. The company partners with factories that meet their high standards to create timeless, modern pieces that can be easily customized to fit perfectly into your life. By bypassing markups and middlemen, Interior Define is able to offer well crafted pieces at an unheard of value. Your weekend Netflix-watching space never looked so good.
Picky eaters have met their match. The BEABA Babycook Original Plus works as a steamer, blender, warmer and defroster so you can make healthy meals for babies and toddlers in 15 minutes—perfect for quick dinners you can make after work. The cooker tackles fruits, veggies and meat and fish and then blends your concoctions to the desired consistency to please even the littlest palates. Have leftovers? Freeze whatever your baby is too full to eat in the Multiportions Silicone Tray, a BPA-, lead- and phthalate-free tray designed for freezing and storing a la carte foods. Get ready to chow down, mama.
Peanut butter and chocolate. Wine and cheese. Sometimes the perfect pairings just happen. That’s kind of how we feel about Chewbeads, the perfect combination of teether and jewelry. These baby-safe, 100 percent silicone baubles are magnets for teething babies—and stylish enough to wear long after the molars come in. Chewbeads is giving away $150 worth of chewable necklaces, bracelets and teethers.
It’s the unique challenge of the working mom: how to schlep your breast pump to work...along with your regular purse, laptop bag or briefcase and anything else you need for a day at the office. Fortunately, it’s a plight Sarah Wells also knew well. And so, Sarah Wells breast pump bags were born. Named for Sarah Wells’ youngest daughter, the Abby bag features thermal-lined pockets on both sides for your pump, accessories and pumped milk—it even keeps milk cold for up to six hours when used with ice packs. (You know, unless you enjoy storing your milk in the communal office fridge.) There are also convenient outside pockets for your wallet, train pass, cell phone and whatever else you need to keep on being the boss mama you are.
What do you get when you combine a professional makeup artist, a cosmetic dermatologist and a tree-hugging entrepreneur? An all-natural beauty brand that feels as good as it looks. W3ll People’s products feature hydrating formulas that won’t crease or fade —without using fillers, propylene glycol, petrochemicals or petroleum by-products. Handcrafted in small batches in the USA, their array of skin, eye and lip cosmetics deliver flawless coverage and soothing protection you’ll actually want to wear every day. Need to hide those dark circles from a sleepless night before your big meeting? This is how to do it.
Created by a mama looking to make life better for other mamas (not to mention survive a bitter Chicago winter), Monica + Andy’s collection of organic cotton clothing and blankets create the perfect wrappings for baby from maternity ward to the toddler years. From swaddling blankets and home-from-the-hospital outfits to stylish bodysuits and sweatshirts, each of their super-soft products is made from organic cotton and free of lead, phthalates and flame-retardants for coziness you can feel good about.
You change diaper blowouts like a boss. You’re the queen of the conference call. When it comes to handling life at home and at work, you’re a rock star. You’ve got this.
There’s no doubt that being a working mama is crazy-demanding and insanely rewarding.
Our ROCK WORKING MOTHERHOOD SWEEPSTAKES is here to make the early mornings at the office easier and late nights with your most-demanding client (hi, baby!) even sweeter. Enter now to win over $4,000 in working mama necessities—and quite a few goodies—from much-loved brands like BEABA, Skip Hop, BABYBJÖRN, and more!
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Expert guidance, interactive programming and an inspiring community? Our new video class series are everything you’ve come to expect from the team at Motherly. Our WORK IT videos are a four-week series taught by Allyson Downey, CEO of weeSpring and author of “Here’s the Plan: Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing Your Career During Pregnancy and Parenthood.” The video class will help you create a plan to take ownership of your career and a community of moms to inspire you. Our LOVE IT video class is a four-week series taught by NYC relationship expert and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Vienna Pharaon to help you thrive as an individual, a couple and a family as you embrace the new world of parenthood. You’ve got this.
From their first stylish diaper bag design in 2003, Skip Hop has become synonymous with fashion-savvy and super functional mom-friendly designs. The resulting line features an expansive collection of products for parents and babies, including clothing, toys, decor and much more. Their soft, breathable nursing scarf is the perfect accessory for nursing moms— simply drape over baby for meals on the go (there’s even a mesh window so you can view baby while she nurses) and then rewrap as a scarf when you’re done. As for what you’ll do with that $200 gift card...happy shopping, mama.
Let’s face it: All mamas can use a little more spring in our steps. Constructed from 100 percent recycled water bottles, Rothy’s collection of flats and point shoes feature a soft, breathable material that wicks away moisture—meaning no sweaty-toed commute for you. The innovative 3D knitting process creates a seamless design that is then hand-assembled with a cushioned insole to build the perfect versatile flat. The shoes are available in a variety of colors and patterns, and we haven’t even told you the best part yet: They’re machine washable. Style, sustainability and simplicity? We are so in step with that.