Gym Dandies Children’s Circus

Where on earth do six-foot unicycles, flying lacrosse balls, intermediate/middle school age students, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade have anything in common? You'll never guess…on the rocky coast of Scarborough, Maine, the home of the Gym Dandies Children's Circus. Founded in 1981 with a box of tennis balls and a handful of 5th and 6th grade students by physical education teacher Jon Cahill (my …

Rock Made Shades

The talented and multidisciplary husband and wife team of Rebecca Odes and Craig Kanarick at Rock Made have a new product to brighten up kid's rooms. Their line of custom printed roller shades transforms windows, bunk beds and can be innovately hung as dividers. They come in several original designs and can be custom ordered to your specs. You may recognize Craig's photographs of candy …

Ooba

An antidote to everything cutesy and traditional that typically goes along with parenting, the baby revolution continues to grow, fueling more chic design and with it shifting ideas about raising children. Such is the case with Nest, the debut line from Ooba, a Chicago-based furniture company founded by pro-designers Scott Wilson, Kathleen Brandenberg, and brand strategist Dan Kraemer (all first-time parents). The trio's first piece, …