Thursday, May 30, 2013

Nanda Home: Clocky and Tocky for the Over Sleeper!

Nanda Home - Clocky Nanda - Roll Away Clock
Nanda Home is a great company that created the world-famous alarm clock Clocky Nanda. This is the revolutionary roll away clock that runs away when it alarms, preventing the user from hitting the snooze button. This, along with all of Gauri Nanda’s creations, should make for a great addition to anyone who often oversleeps.  Nanda Home offers the most advanced clocks that carry innovative features to ensure that you get up right on time. Clocky and Tocky are made from high-quality materials with the newest in technology. What started out as a school project turned out to be one of the best alarm clocks ever made.
Nanda Home Clocky Alarm Clock That Runs Away in Black
The patented Clocky Alarm Clock that runs away and hides to get you out of bed. Clocky alarm clock gives you one chance to get up. But if you snooze, Clocky alarm clock will jump off your nightstand and wheel around your room looking for a place to hide, beeping all the while. You'll have to get out of bed to silence his alarm. Clocky alarm clock is kind of like a misbehaving pet, only he will get up at the right time.
Nanda Home Tocky Analog Alarm Clock - Kiwi
Meet Clocky's tech savvy brother, Tocky. Just like Clocky, Tocky will jump from your nightstand and roll away to get you out of bed. With the Tocky Alarm Clock there's never a dull morning. There is a microphone so that you can record your own sounds. Wake-up to your mom's voice calling you to get up even when you're 3000 miles away. Tocky can also upload MP3s. Listen to your favorite tracks as they roll around your room! Tocky's a breeze to use with his touch sensitive interface.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

TrueModern: The Brand Name Says It All, Truly Modern!

TrueModern is a textiles and furniture company that specializing in creating products for the home. Founded in 2005, this company has been creating modern and minimalist furniture pieces which are a perfect fit for My Urban Child. They have a line of modern baby furniture, youth furniture, and adult furniture that are assured to be simple, functional, and safe.  They also offer a variety of sizes/colors of rugs and mattressesThe color schemes that TrueModern puts into their products are familiar colors that have been given a modern twist for a more updated feel. The company also understands how busy today’s parents are which is why the goods come fully assembled already, meeting and even exceeding all American safety standards.
TrueModern MD-20 Playhouse
The MD-20 Playhouse comes from prefab designer Edgar Blazona. It is made with eco-friendly and sustainable birch plywood and non-toxic clear and painted finishes.  This playhouse is produced in the USA by a green guard certified manufacturer.  It features rounded edges, removable colorful panels, two interior wall-mounted paper tablet holders plus a marker and pen holder.  This structure is not suitable for the outdoors. However, if you do decide to leave it outdoors, we strongly suggest covering it when not in use. TrueModern will offer a cover in the near future.
TrueModern Luna Sofa
The Luna Sofa by Edgar Blazona is a modern take on a classic Danish design.  Its beautifully simple shape is upholstered with a comfortable and versatile cotton blend fabric.  Button tufting on the back cushions gives the sofa a retro feel.  The solid wooden frame and legs give it a sturdy, confident stance. The removable back and bottom cushions sit atop an upholstered and well-tailored deck. The TrueModern Luna sofa is available in several different fabric color choices and two wooden leg finishes: Honey and Espresso.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Spot on Square: Simple and Eco-Conscious Cribs, Dressers, and Storage Without Any Compromise on Design!

SPOT ON SQUARE | Spot on Square Furniture - Hiya Crib
Spot on Square was founded by a husband and wife team in 2007.  They have three children of their own so they have a complete understanding of what is necessary and practical in terms of nursery furniture.  They have been there and can relate to you as a parent.  The company creates cribs, dressers, and storage furniture that is simple and eco-conscious without any compromise on design. My Urban Child is proud to offer Spot on Square products while they are proud to feature the Eicho, Hiya, Oliv, Roh and Ulm collections.  Visit us and check them out!
Spot on Square Roh Crib
Take no chances with the Spot on Square Roh Crib. It features a 100% recyclable acrylic that is non-toxic and baby friendly. The Roh Crib exceeds safety standards which is the first crucial step of choosing the right crib for your baby. It leaves no room for error with regard to the safety and ensures the absence of toxic substances. The material is BPA free and phthalate free insuring only the best materials and the most contemporary style. Flaunting a modern design with a ruthless durability that puts other competitors to shame, the Roh Crib will look absolutely great sitting in the middle of your child’s nursery.
Spot on Square Hiya Dresser
There’s really no such thing as too much storage space or too much great design in your nursery. Spot on Square builds on this realistic principle with the Hiya Dresser, even combining efficient storage facilities with flexible functionality. The Hiya Dresser also doubles as a changing station with the optional purchase of a changing tray or changing table pad. It provides a good place to store baby necessities that you need to have within easy reach. This unit features two extra spaces at the top of the dresser because it is designed to help you become more efficient at caring for your baby with everything at arm’s reach. Spot on Square ensures that you are not breaking the budget when the time comes to transform the room for your big boy or big girl.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Kids Beds: Safe and Comfortable Twin Beds, Full Beds, and Even Bunk Beds!

KIDS BUNK BEDS | Kids Beds - Toddler Beds
Let’s say the average child sleeps for eight hours a night (wishful thinking at least!)  That being said, basic math tells you that your child spends a third of their day in bed.  If this is the case, don’t you want them to be safe and comfortable for this large amount of time?  My Urban Child is pleased to offer many Kids Beds options from top designers like Nurseryworks, Oeuf, Spot on Square and TrueModern.  Whatever you need, a Twin Bed, a Full Bed or even a bunk Bed you will find it here!
Oeuf Sparrow Twin Bed
The Sparrow Twin Bed gives your child more room to play and jump around, as well as more than enough space to snuggle up with mom for a bedtime story. This Oeuf twin bed comes in neutral shades and a contemporary design that goes well with your existing home decor. It was built to last your child well beyond the early growing years. On the plus side, you can even add the optional Sparrow Trundle Bed and mattress to help you maximize the extra space under the twin bed. Whether it is for a sleepover or some extra storage space, this hide-away is both useful and efficient. 
Nurseryworks Uptown Twin Bed
The Uptown Twin Bed is a modern bed with a classical twist that is perfect for your toddler and for your home.  Nurseryworks created the Uptown collection with a modern twist and playful sophisticated colors in mind. This modern bed takes inspiration from the architecture and furniture design of 15th century Britain.  It is available in two color lacquer combinations, cream with black molding and black with cream molding.  The bed is enhanced with high contrast reveals and accessorized with over-scaled brass hardware. There is a matching crib and changer/dresser so you can get this collection started early when your toddler is still a baby!

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Changing Tables: Change Diapers Safely and in Style!

Baby Changing Tables - Modern Changing Table - Changing Tables Dressers
Changing Tables are an integral part of any baby nursery.  Except for Cribs, they are probably the most integral part and serve multiple functions.  Best of all, most Changing Tables grow with your child and easily convert to a Dresser by simply removing the changing tray topper.  My Urban Child offers a wide variety of Changers to match your individual style or suit your unique needs.  We carry the top designers such as Babyletto, DwellStudio, Nurseryworks, and Spot on Square just to name a few! 

Nurseryworks Abbey Changer
The Abbey Changer by Nurseryworks has a sleek and modern design that will compliment not only the contemporary baby nursery but later room needs as your baby grows. With a designer feel but an affordable price that will not take a significant part of the budget, this piece is both practical and completes the look and feel of the baby nursery or later, the older child’s room. There is not too much going on and not too little! With a drawer that holds all of the items that you need at arm’s length while tending to baby, this cabinet allows for organization and practicality.
Spot On Square Eicho Dresser/Changer - White
The Eicho Dresser/Changer has an iconic, minimalistic look with an affordable price tag to match. Spot on Square, worked some magic to offer parents an amazing value while still providing them with a well-made product that is both modern and eco-friendly. The Eicho collection is made of 100% recycled/reclaimed green grade MDF and is offered in a bright white non-toxic finish. The changing station has an integrated changer on top allowing for a standard size changing pad.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Kids Riding Toys: Fulfill Your Child’s Dream to Drive!

KIDS RIDING TOYS | Riding Toys - Pedal Toy Cars
My Urban Child has one of the widest collections of kids riding toys that will fulfill any child’s dream of driving. Kids Riding Toys are not only fun to ride but they also boost the confidence level, self-esteem, and help stimulate the overall development of your child. For instance, pedal toy cars enhance gross motor skills when the child begins to use his/her muscles for pedaling and their fine motor skills when they open and closes a door, handle the dashboard or steer their toy by using eye-hand coordination.
Airflow Collectibles Vintage Red Baron Airplane Riding Toy
Look out the Red Baron is here! This plane has custom wheel pants, engine cowling, padded seat, an extra wing with struts and custom decals. Be the Ace of the Sky! Like all Airflow Collectibles planes it has sealed ball bearing drives, high traction tires, non-slip pedals, moving spring loaded propeller and long lasting lead free powder coated red paint.  You will have peace of mind knowing that this vehicle has been Toy Safety Tested and Approved for the USA.
Smart Gear Toys Smart Balance Bike - Flame
Smart Balance Bikes by Smart Gear are often referred to as “run bikes” or “balance bikes”, which are pedal free and without training wheels.  First and foremost, they help a child develop the most important skills necessary to later ride a 2 wheel bicycle with pedals.  Smart Balance Bikes were designed to develop a child’s balance and coordination by simply allowing the child to sit and walk or run with the bike by pushing with their feet. If the bike starts to fall, kids instinctively regain their balance using their feet. Smart Balance Bikes are made from birch wood with real inflatable rubber tires, foam handle bar grips, cushioned leatherette seat and a unique carry handle incorporated in the bikes body.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Diaper Bags: Always Be Prepared On The Go!

Baby Diaper Bags - Classic Diaper Bags - Designer Diaper Bag
My Urban Child is proud to offer a wide variety of Diaper Bags from designers such as Baby Star, Diaper Dude, Nest Children and Trend Lab.  You really cannot go wrong with any of our diaper bags, however everyone has their individual preferences and unique needs.  Whether you have a boy, girl or even twins you will find what you need!
Diaper Dude Dude Bag Black De Luxe
The Diaper Dude Deluxe Dude Bag is perfect for twins. It has embroidered Velcro which directs you where to store your essentials. The Diaper Dude dad check list will keep you armed and prepared at all times. It is also a great bag for travel and overnights. Features include: Durable nylon which stands up to everyday use, a large inner compartment with removable dividers, internal key clip, front flap with magnetic closure, special mesh pocket inside for diapers and wipes, three front pouches with innovative embroidered Velcro with product symbols, two exterior bottle holders, dad check list screen printed on interior flap, changing pad included, stroller straps built in, large slot located in the back perfect for quick access to wipes and diapers and converts from messenger to tote or over the shoulder.
Nest Children Collins Black Collins Diaper Bag
The Nest Children Collins Diaper Bag is the no fuss, no nonsense friend that every mom needs. The glazed leather is enhanced by the clean lines and straightforward features of this bag.  It’s roomy size with large pockets and a long strap tell it like it is.  This Nest Children bag features include: Glazed leather, custom hardware, exclusive lining, roomy size, large pockets and long strap.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Kids Desks for Toddlers and Teens, Work or Play!

My Urban Child is proud to offer a wide variety of Kids Desks for both toddlers and teens whether it is time to work or play!  Toddlers can enjoy arts and crafts time while teens can do their homework.  We even have a few stylish designer desks for you parents out there.  Every child is unique so it is important to pick a desk that fits their style.  Children also come in a variety of shapes and sizes so the size and shape of the desk is important as well.  Be sure to check the desk dimensions in advance so that it fits the space you have available.  Anatex, Ark Group, Guidecraft, KidKraft, and Offi & Co are just a few of the designers we carry that offer great desk for children.  Knifty, Nuevo Living and Zuo Modern offer great modern desks for parents.  Visit us and see all of the great options we have for both you and your child!
Anatex Easel Desk Combo with Bench
The Art Easel and Desk Combo by Anatex is the ultimate art center for crafty kids! One side features an easel with a reversible chalkboard and dry-erase board for endless drawing and creative play. The easel comes with 2 storage cups for paints and provides space to hold drawing utensils. The other side of this art center features an art desk that includes storage for an array of art supplies. Your children will have fun and keep busy creating new and exciting artwork all on their own. One perfect sized bench is included so kids can sit comfortably while drawing for hours on end. This art table is great for the home, playrooms, and classrooms and built to last for years of use and enjoyment!
Knifty Desk 3
The Desk 3 by Knifty is large enough to let you work the way you want to, spread out with room to store files and all your stuff. It is available in six different veneer choices and finished with an extremely tough catalyzed varnish. The legs are custom made using tubular steel powder coated with an aluminum finish.  Each leg has a nickel plated leveler to keep your desk steady. The hanging box/file pod features a wood pencil drawer with a large file drawer for letter or legal size files below. Also, both drawers are suspended with steel ball bearing drawer slides.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Kitchens and Play Sets: Where Playing with Your Food is Allowed!

KITCHEN PLAY SETS - Kids Kitchen Sets - Child Kitchen Play Sets
Children love to play with food even though most of them do not like to eat it.  Our Kitchen Play Sets serve exactly that purpose.  Let your children play with the groceries without actually spoiling them or making a mess.  My Urban Child offers a variety of kitchens as well as all of the accessories and food baskets your child can ever imagine.  The kitchen sets vary in themes from country living to the classic deluxe kitchen as well as specifically themed kitchens like garage sets and gourmet kitchenettes. The beautiful artwork on the kitchen sets create a cozy and colorful environment in which they can cook on the stoves, wash dishes in the stainless steel sinks, and store pretend food and kitchen supplies in the cabinets.
KidKraft Uptown Espresso Kitchen
The Uptown Espresso Kitchen by KidKraft is by far my favorite kitchen that My Urban Child has to offer.  I am more of a modern man myself.  It is large enough for multiple children to play with at the same time.  It is a great gift for both girls and boys that want to be a little chef.  The many features included are as follows: refrigerator, freezer, microwave, oven, dishwasher, cordless phone, paper towel holder, chalkboard surface on the freezer, removable sink for quick and easy cleaning, innovative speckled countertop design and convenient storage space above the sink.
Anatex Market Store
This limited edition Market Store by Anatex provides a delightful outlet for children to explore creative and imaginative play. Constructed of the highest-quality wood, this play store features an awning, 4 plastic bins, a chalkboard for listing specials, and plenty of storage space for play food. Kids will spend hours playing store, making deals, and buying and selling goods. It is great for classrooms, play areas, and the home! Possibilities and play are endless with this classic market grocery store!

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Doll Houses: For Your Little Doll or Dude!

DOLL HOUSES | Girl Doll Houses - Kids Doll Houses
My Urban Child is proud to offer a wide selection of Doll Houses from designers like KidKraft, Smart Gear Toys and Teamson Design Kids!  Every little girl loves to play with dolls and doll houses, but let’s not be closed minded.  Doll houses can be enjoyed by little boys as well.  They do not have to be pink and girly.  For Example, the Ferm Living Doll House and the KidKraft Campfire Cabin are both very neutral.  Check out what we have to offer today!
Smart Gear Toys Pinky House
This cute little pink Smart Gear Toys dollhouse will delight the little girl in your life. The eco-friendly Pinky House has plenty of living space as well as a special garden area perfect for a cozy afternoon tea under the foldable shade. It is a 2 story, open sided dollhouse that comes complete with dolls and furniture.
Teamson Design Kids Paris Mansion with Furniture
Let your child travel the world, stay and play in the most upscale mansions in the world! The Paris Mansion is the newest design of play time that your children will love thanks to Teamson Design Kids.  This doll house comes complete with furniture! The wheels at the base ensures that your child can move and play with the doll house where ever they are, and have full access to their play area with its high quality designs and its hand crafted structure.