Updated: Sep 9
TREND #1 | Hand Sanitizer Backpack Clips
AVAILABLE AT BATH & BODY WORKS
3…2…1…Blast off to clean hands! Pair this light-up holder with your favorite PocketBac & watch germs take off like a rocket. The convenient silver tone clip attaches to your backpack, purse and more so you can always keep your favorite sanitizer close at hand. Designed exclusively for our PocketBac hand sanitizers, sold separately. Unicorns, Kittens and more designs available Visit today! www.bathandbodyworks.com\
TREND #2 | ‘Go Ask Your Father’ Mug
AVAILABLE AT THE COLLECTIVE LHE+MAKERY IN LISLE
If you’re the mom who frequently finds herself telling the kids to ‘Go Ask Your Father’ then we have the absolute perfect
mug just for you! This shop in Lisle is adorably chic with the hottest trends, but this trend is our FAVORITE! Enjoy.
TREND #3 | First Year Mom Box
A SPECIAL KEEPSAKE BY MUDPIE
This washed wooden keepsake box has a stamped metal sentiment plate featuring a sliding lid with printed poem about mom and baby's sweet first year together. Arrives with 52 paper cards to record weekly milestone thoughts and memories.
$29.00 • M and Em's • Glen Ellyn • www.mandems.com •
TREND #4 | Bentgo Lunch Box
KIDS DURABLE & LEAKPROOF LUNCH BOX
The must-have lunchbox for kids this year is this leakproof, durable options avialble in many colors. Proportioned perfectly for a child’s appetite (recommended for ages 3-7). Plus, drop-proof, rubber-coated edges and a sturdy design for active kids.
$27.99 • www.bentgo.com
TREND #5 | Screen Savers Glasses
BABIATORS® BLUE LIGHT BLOCKING NAVIGATOR GLASSES (Boys)
All new Screen Saver glasses from Babiators will help you protect your children’s eyes from overexposure to digital screens. Babiators took the navigator style that kids and parents love and added blue light blocking lenses to create Babiators Screen Savers to make screen time safer for your family.Flexible rubber frame. Blocks 55% of blue light through Category 1 lenses
Ages 6+ years • $22.00 • Von Maur • www.vonmaur.com
TREND #6 | ‘Faith Over Fear’ Tee
A WAY TO STAY POSITIVE DURING THE PANDEMIC
Words to live by. . . "Faith over Fear", this graphic tee is available in black or white and size S, M, L, XL available. $35 • Jeans & a Cute Top Shop Wheaton & St. Charles • www.jeansandacutetop.com/product/faith-over-fear-tee/
TREND #7 | Magnetic Calendar
MELISSA & DOUG® • AVAILABLE AT LEARNING EXPRESS
Keep life organized with this wooden magnetic perpetual calendar. Open the fabric hinged boards to reveal a calendar grid on one board, while the other board keeps all the magnets close at hand. A sturdy cord is attached for hanging. The wood framed dry-erase board include 133 magnets including years, months, days, and most holidays and childhood activities and a bonus magnet to customize. Ages 3+ 11.75''H x 15.5''W x 1''D • $19.99 • Melissa & Doug® www.melissaanddoug.com
TREND #8 | Taco Tuesday Cookbook
A MUST-HAVE COOK BOOK FOR THE FAM!
The Taco Tuesday Cookbook is your family's dream come true, because, if there's one thing we all can agree on, tacos are awesome. They're customizable. They're quick. They're tasty. And most importantly, they make us all happy! Inside, you'll find taco recipes for every week of the year, all of which are made with real-food ingredients--and most of which are ready in 30 minutes or less. There are also vegetarian, gluten-free, and paleo options throughout, so you'll be able to fully customize recipes based on your family's needs. Tortilla, salsa, drink, and dessert recipes make your taco night complete.
$21.99 • M and Em’s Boutique • Glen Ellyn • www.mandems.com
TREND #9 | ‘Slay at Home Mom’ Hat
SAY IT LOUD, WEAR IT PROUD...IT’S YOUR HAT–SLAY GIRL!
The 'Slay at Home Mom' Personality Hat Makes the Perfect Gift for the Special Mom In Your Life...or Treat Yourself. YOU DESERVE IT! ♥ $28.95 • Urban Echo Shop • Sugar Grove • www.urbanechoshop.com
TREND #10 | Erasable Crayons
I HEART ART ERASABLE CRAYONS
Start the love for art with the inspirational heart shaped crayons. The I Heart Art Erasable Crayons are brightly colored and shaped into heart-shapes with 2 coordinating colors in each one. These easy to hold crayons can be twisted into an oval shape as well. Plus the heart crayons are erasable too! Recommended age 6 years to 12 years
$11.99 • Learning Express • Naperville, Glen Ellyn, Geneva • www.learningexpress.com