Category: Fabric

Why Do So Many Kids Have Sensitive Skin?

sensitive skin is a big issue for kids

Sensitive skin affects so many children. As a mom of a little girl who is ultra-sensitive due to some scarring, I know firsthand how challenging this can be. I have to be careful with the clothing that I purchase because certain fabrics and trims can cause irritation on her skin, not to mention are uncomfortable.Read more »

Does Your Child Hate Wearing Underwear? Let’s Solve Your Dilemma

Reasons to Choose Underwear

When it comes to wearing underwear, some kids simply don’t want to do it. Chemically-dyed fabrics cause underwear to be scratchy and rough on their skin, while itchy labels and too-tight elastics make undies super uncomfortable to wear. Parents all over the US from San Francisco to NYC are at their wits’ end. While buyingRead more »

Save the Environment by Purchasing Children’s Organic Cotton Underwear

Raw Cotton

Organic is a word that is overheard in grocery store lines, at farmers markets, and even in clothing stores. From organic beef to organic bathroom cleaners, practically everything we see for consumption has the option of being organic. This also applies to organic children’s underwear and organic sleepwear. How can clothing be organic? Going OrganicRead more »

Care Labels for Sensitive Skin

Ava Collection

A few weeks ago, we shared info about care instructions and the importance of following them if you want your kids’ clothes to last long enough for your little ones to outgrow them. Another reason for following the care instructions came to my attention recently– A customer wrote to say that she and her daughter love the design and softRead more »

Proper Care Instructions for Clothing

Do you follow the care labels on your family’s clothes? I don’t, not always.  If they’re just a little bit dirty, I wash my daughter’s clothes in cold water, per the instructions. Wash in cold water seems to be the default instruction these days for all types of clothing– it’s more environmentally friendly.  But sometimes her clothes really needRead more »

The Importance of Durability

As I do my fifth load of laundry of the day, I wonder how my mother survived three kids– potty training accidents, wet beds, two boys who liked to bring home tadpoles and watch them turn into frogs in the bathroom sink. One small girl can overwhelm me at times– sometimes it’s the ceaseless laundryRead more »

Raising a Sensory Smart Child

Sensory Hotspots

One of the wisest things my mom taught me about parenting is, You have to pick your battles. When my son was about 10 years old, he wanted to grow a tail. No, not that kind of tail, this one involved letting the hair at the back of his neck grow while keeping the rest ofRead more »

Organic Cotton– Meet the Lily Collection

cotton field

Did you know that 50% of the textiles produced and used in the world are cotton? Or that total global cotton production in one year is nearly 60 trillion pounds?! Cotton truly is the fabric of our lives, as the commercials say, and it has many positive attributes which have made it attractive for clothing andRead more »