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Nov 01, 2013

SheKnows Reveals Winners of the 2013 Parenting Awards

Annual Awards Program Recognizes 47 Winning Products for Parents and Kids 

SheKnows Users Cast More than 18,000 Votes for Their Favorite Products 

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and NEW YORK, NY SheKnows (www.sheknows.com), a leading online women’s destination with more than 40 million unique visitors per month, announced the winners of its 2013 Parenting Awards in conjunction with its November Best-Of Issue. 

SheKnows’ fourth annual Parenting Awards recognizes products and services for children and parents that stand out in the areas of functionality, durability, innovation, convenience, price and overall excellence. The SheKnows editorial team reviewed nearly 200 products, and the SheKnows user community cast more than 18,000 votes to help choose this year’s winners. Categories ranged from baby gear and pregnancy essentials to baby and toddler toys and tablets for kids. 

“The SheKnows Parenting Awards are a great resource for parents who want recommendations on products and services that are vetted by their peers, especially as the holiday season approaches,” said Kristin Bustamante, SheKnows' Editorial Director. “Each year, the Parenting Awards gets bigger and better. We are proud to work with so many great companies and would like to extend our congratulations to our 2013 winners and finalists.”

For more information about the SheKnows Parenting Awards and to view winners, finalists and the Editor’s Choice picks in each category, go to www.sheknows.com/parenting/awards/parenting-awards-2013. Below is the full list of 2013 Parenting Awards winners as chosen by our users:

Baby Gear

Best Booster Seat: Summer Infant Deluxe SuperSeat – Island Giggles 
Best High Chair: Summer Infant Bentwood High Chair 
Best Soother: Cloud b Twilight Turtle Tunes

Baby Wearing

Best Carrier: BabyBjörn Baby Carrier One
Best Wrap: Baby K'tan Baby Carrier

Car Seats

Best Car Booster Seat: BubbleBum Inflatable Booster Seat
Best Convertible Car Seat: Britax Advocate 70-G3 Car Seat
Best Infant Car Seat: Chicco KeyFit 30 Infant Car Seat


Best Diaper: Charlie Banana One Size Reusable Diaper
Best Diaper Bag: DaddyScrubs Daddy Diaper Pack
Best Diapering Extra: Ubbi Diaper Pail

Best Bottle: Dr. Brown's Natural Flow Standard Bottles
Best Baby Food & Maker: Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Perfect Prep Machine
Best Green Storage: OXO 12 Piece Baby Blocks Set


Best Pregnancy Workout: Knocked-Up Fitness Pre-Natal Workout
Best Post-Pregnancy Product: Knocked-Up Fitness After Baby Workout 

Newborn Essentials

Best Layette: Little Me Layette Take Me Home Sets
Best Swaddler: Summer Infant SwaddleMe
Best Baby Care Product: Blooming Bath Baby Bath

Nursery Must-Haves

Best Bedding: Harper Grace Baby Pixie Baby Bedding in Aqua
Best Crib: DaVinci Emily 4-in-1 Convertible Crib with Toddler Rail
Best Glider & Rocker: Babyletto Madison Swivel Glider
Best Nursery Extra: Tommee Tippee 360° sealer Diaper Disposal System

Nursing Essentials

Best Breast Pump: Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Manual Breast Pump
Best Nursing Cover: Bebe au Lait Nursing Cover
Best Nursing Pillow: Boppy Feeding & Infant Support Pillow

Pregnancy Essentials

Best Pampering Product: USANA BabyCare Prenatal Essentials
Best Stretch Mark Cream: Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Tummy Butter for Stretch Marks
Best Pregnancy Book: A Simple Guide to Pregnancy & Baby’s First Year


Best Baby Gate: Munchkin Safe Step Gate with TripGuard
Best Baby Monitor: Summer Infant Baby Touch 2 Digital Color Video Monitor  
Best Latch & Cover: Safety 1st Double Door Slide Lock – Décor Collection


Best All-in-One: Johnson’s Head-to-Toe Baby Wash
Best Diaper Cream: AVEENO Baby Soothing Relief Diaper Rash Cream
Best Eco-friendly: California Baby Super Sensitive Broad Spectrum SPF30+ Sunscreen
Best Wash: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Best Lotion: Johnson’s Baby Lotion
Best Sunscreen: Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen Brushes


Best Everyday: Babyhome Emotion Stroller
Best Travel: Summer Infant Fuze Stroller
Best Specialty: Bumbleride Indie Stroller


Best Play Mat: Kushies Shangrila Activity Mat
Best Baby Toy: Tickety Toc Musical Pufferty Train 
Best Toddler Toy: LEGO DUPLO Toddler Build and Play Cubes  
Best Construction Toy: Wonderworld Trix Tracks 2-Way Flipper
Best Educational Toy: That’s Gross Science Lab
Best Tablet for Kids: LeapPad Ultra Tablet

About SheKnows 

SheKnows, LLC is an award-winning women’s media platform and a top lifestyle site with a network of more than 40 million unique visitors per month (comScore 2013). The SheKnows family of sites ranges from entertainment and parenting to beauty and food. Our mission is to connect women’s interests in real-time and in real voices, celebrating the everyday “experts among us.”  We enable brands to distribute authentic content and integrated advertising at scale to influence preferences and drive purchases. SheKnows is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. The company also operates internationally, with sites in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.


Jenni Ottum
Corporate Public Relations Manager

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