It is that time of the week again. I am excited to share with you this weeks picks for #MOBCRUSHMONDAY.
After typing this up and thinking about what truly makes me crush hard on these businesses, I realized that I have an unintentional theme again.
Mamas making movements, changing lives and making the world a better place.
Slumberkins is definitely accomplishing all of the above!
[Photos from Website].
The Slumberkins story is amazing as are the two creators Callie Christensen and Kelly Oriad. Kelly and Callie used their backgrounds in psychology and education, to create toys that teach children important lessons and life skills. Each insanely adorable creature comes with its own positive story geared towards self-worth and inclusion.
These mamas made their debut at a small craft fair in Vancouver Washington. Each of their items was hand sewn, by them, in their own living rooms. They quickly gained a huge following and avid collectors of all ages. [Yes, it is okay if you want to buy one for yourself].
They have since appeared on Shark Tank, where they stayed true to their concept and brand. They did not get a deal, but remained positive every time asked about the experience and let us all know- BIG THINGS were on the horizon. WOW! BIG THINGS indeed. Rapid growth, new characters AND a new partnership with The Jim Hensen Company! [Yep- THAT Jim Hensen].
I have MOB Crushed hard for quite a while, not just because of their inspiring story, meaningful products, or impressive growth. Slumberkins is also on #MOBCRUSHMONDAY because they are so down to earth and dedicated to helping other Mom-Owned Brands succeed. They often collaborate with smaller brands and provide education to mamas just starting out. We were lucky enough to have them as guest speakers at a MOB Meetup last year. I love watching them grow and cannot wait to see what the future holds.
One. Hundred. THOUSAND. Ounces. I am currently drinking a Coconut Lacroix, and trying to picture over 8,300 of these.
In addition to this, she also runs a page dedicated to helping breast pumping mamas find the best products and resources.
This woman lives up to her goddess title for sure. One of the things I love most about her is that she is SO connected to the women on a personal level. I once heard about her spending HOURS responding to every single Instagram DM she had, to provide links, resources or just emotional support. I also just find her vulnerability and realness as she documents her journey so inspiring. What a champion for moms and babies everywhere!
I encourage every Mom-Owned Businesses to get involved with this woman. If you have products you think she should review, get in touch with her. One ounce at a time also has sponsorship space available on her website to support her mission.
My last MOB crush for this week is Radiant Beautiful Things
I own the "Every Mother is a Working Mother" pin and will soon be ordering more. The Etsy Shop is filled with gorgeous designs showcasing powerful and important messages.
I mean, seriously, look at these! [Photos from Etsy Shop].
As a warrior, survivor and daughter of a "Queer Mama" these speak to my heart! Give them a follow on Instagram and join the revolution mamas!
That is all for this week. Please show some love on the Instagram post and in the comments. Please let me know, who is your MOB crush?