Modern Mom Favorites. One of the first things every pregnant woman does is ask her girlfriends for advice and tips on what she needs to buy for her baby.  I’ve asked a number of modern moms to share their must have items with all of you, and to tell you ‘why’ they love these products and services so much.  Click on the names below to find out what great recommendations these women have to share.

Best Gifts for Moms

Are you shopping for a new mom or mom-to-be and you don’t know where to start? Check out this large array of products that these modern moms have selected as their favorites. These are some great gifts that any mom would love to have.


Modern Mom – Lillian
A high-tech CFO from Northern California and mom of two adorable sons.



Modern Mom – Hilary
A San Francisco based art consultant and busy mom of two little boys.



Modern Mom – Kelly
The most glamorous mom I know. Kelly is a marketing guru based on Austin, Texas and a new mom to a very well dressed baby girl.



Modern Mom – Gaby
A mom of two girls and owner and owner and executive chef of a Southern California based catering company (she has cooked for lots of very famous people!).



Modern Mom – Diane
A Google Product Manager who juggles life with her son and daughter (and husband too) on top of her busy work schedule.



Modern Mom – Charity
Super chic Austin based mom juggling twins and her thriving career.



Modern Mom – Lisette
Director of Production at babyGap (she’s been working with Stella McCartney – how cool is that!?!) and a very creative and stylish mom of two.



Modern Mom – Christine
A Brooklyn based full time mom and super blogger.



Modern Mom – Joy
A Palo Alto based product and furniture designer taking a break from her design work to be a full time mom to her son and daughter. She lives in a museum (or close to it) and has miraculously managed to keep dirty handprints off her spotless white walls.



Modern Mom – Elaine
A busy physician and mom of two (and my freshman roommate from college!).



Modern Mom – Alisa
Me! Carl’s mom & founder of Sweet Peas & Stilettos.



Modern Mom – Liz
A full time mom and amazing seamstress (with a phenomenal shoe collection!) from Fairfax, CA.  I have known Liz since I was 4 years old.



Modern Mom – Kimberly
This super busy and active mom of 3 lives with her family outside of Chicago in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. Kimberly loves yoga and pilates. She also knows a lot about, and is a great advocate for, many healthy living topics including nutrition, “green” awareness and allergy awareness.



Modern Mom – Julie
A mom who left corporate America to spend more time with her 3 kids and to launch her own company (in her spare time).



Modern Mom Erin
A jet-setting attorney who is enjoying her first few months of being a new mom.

Things for Mothers

Why do we need so many things as moms? As soon as I found out I was pregnant my house started to fill up with all sorts of random things that the mothers I knew insisted that I needed. With your first child it is easy to get carried away – I am certainly guilty of that! In the end, the only thing a mother needs is an open heart to love her baby (and yes, some diapers too!).

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*Family* Mommy Day Planners & Family OrganizersBack to School Guide –  iPhone & iPad Apps for MomsPhoto Hanukkah Cards – Father’s Day Gift Guide –  Graduation AnnouncementsModern Holiday Cards – Photo Christmas Cards – Christmas Holiday Party Invitations –  Mommy Business Cards Kids Birthday Party InvitesPhotos & AlbumsSafetyEducationGreen LivingEtiquette Caregiving  – Family HealthMoneyPetsPersonal AssistantsModern Personalized StationeryCostumes & Dress-Up Family Cars – College PrepFamily Resource Center

*Your Nest* Art Eco-ConsultantsGreen CleaningModern Home GoodsCustom ClosetsHousehold HelpInterior Decorating Books – Moving Announcements – Bunk Beds

*Food* Cupcakes –  ChocolateFamily CookbooksGrocery DeliveryVeggie DeliveryMeal Delivery & Personal ChefsBest Organic Baby Food Brands & Recipes  – Foodie WebsitesMeal Time for Babies & Toddlers – Cute Lunch Boxes

*Travel* Luxury Spas & Mommy Getaways –  Family Travel Ideas & InspirationTravel Planning & BookingHome Rentals & House SwappingLuggageFamily Air Travel Rules & TipsPrivate Planes & ConciergeBusiness Travel Tips

*Work* Cute Laptop Bags for Work – Websites, Books & Blogs for Working Moms – Cute Business Card Holders –  Designer iPad CasesDesigner iPhone Cases –  Best Companies for WomenNetworking & Calling CardsJob SearchStart Your Own Company – TipsStart Your Own Company – ResourcesExecutive MBA Programs for Women

*Give* Get Inspired to Give BackShop for a Good Cause – Donate Shoes to Charity – Donate Baby Items – EducationDonate Breast MilkChildren’s Health & Well BeingHuman Rights, Advocacy & Financial Empowerment Homeless Mothers & ChildrenWomen’s Health

*Girl Stuff* Wedding Invitations – Designer HandbagsBridal Shower Invites – Designer ShoesJewelryRoyal WeddingWedding Save the Date Cards –  FlowersFragranceDenimBeauty, Makeup & SpaThe MallBest Designer DealsFashionistaGossipConnectDiet & FitnessMagazinesBooks

*Sole Searching* Alisa’s Collection of Shoe Shopping Stories

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