25 Black-Owned Brands for Babies, Kids, and Parents
There are so many ways to show support to the Black community...including shopping! From beautifully diverse dolls and books to thoughtfully made baby care products, here are just a fraction of the Black-owned businesses that are serving up high-quality products for you and your kids.
Toys, Games, Books, and Dolls
These handmade dolls are precious keepsakes your child will cherish their entire life. Created by a mother and daughter team, these too-adorable toys represent the kinds of dolls they wished they had growing up. The hard part for you? Deciding which one to buy!
Here you’ll find award-winning puzzles, memory games, playing cards, and more screen-free activities for kids 6 and under that were designed with inclusivity in mind.
Brown Toy Box
Originally launched as a STEAM kit for kiddos, Brown Toy Box has evolved into a full-scale educational toy company, putting out curated STEAM toys and experiences that celebrate Black children.
Brave and Kind Bookshop
You can’t go wrong with any of the picks from Brave and Kind’s thoughtfully chosen selection of diverse books. But if you’re stumped about what to buy, check out their board book bundles and book subscriptions.
Just Like Me! Box
There are never enough books! These subscription boxes are tailored by age and include children’s books featuring Black characters, plus educational activities. You can go month-to-month or do a 3-, 6-, or 12-month subscription.
Okay, so this is not quite a toy...but this cereal bowl is super fun! Plus, the Kids Swag shop is jam-packed with a thoughtfully assembled collection of all sorts of products—like backpacks, dolls, bibs, and way more—that all feature imagery of Black children. Hear! Hear!
The Fresh Dolls
Created by a mom and former professor, this diverse line of dolls was designed to inspire Black children to see just how beautiful their skin is. You can shop for baby dolls, boy and girl fashion dolls, and dolls clothes.
Puzzle Huddle came about because a young couple with three little ones believed all children should be reflected in a variety of toys...including puzzles! These bright and fun jigsaws aim to affirm and inspire children.
Kid and Baby Clothing
Choose from conversation-starting T-shirts, rompers, totes, and more…including matching sets for the whole family, like the viral The Original, The Remix, The Encore, Mic Drop collection. Perfection!
This Black-owned online clothing store offers up comfortable, high-quality wears for newborns, babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. It’s all so chic, you’ll wish you could wear them, too!
Tippy Tot Shoes
It’s not just Mamma who dreams of luxury shoes! Soft and flexible baby booties, sturdy walkers, even quality boots and socks, this high-end Black-owned retailer has all the cute-shoe bases covered.
These organic cotton clothes, bibs, caps, and more are each screen-printed by hand with original illustrations from the shop’s creator, who notes that all the designs are based on inspiring childhood memories she made in American and Guyana. Aww!
Miles and Milan
These basics that are so not basic! Black-owned Miles and Milan’s modern, minimalist designs are the perfect staples for fashionable little ones.
This baby boutique celebrates diversity with designs that feature Black faces and positive messages. In addition to apparel, look for baby blankets, quilts, and even wrapping paper!
Ozzie + Olive
These splashy tees and totes (which, by the way, make for a chic diaper bag) speak volumes. Love!
Coco’Pie’s rompers, tees, and accessories all feature the signature “Power in These Puffs” designs. These adorable illustrations put Black girl representation front and center.
PSF stands for pint size faith and their shop is all about delivering faith-forward clothing with a spiritual message. Besides kid clothes, they’ve got adult tops and totes, too.
Pretty Please Teethers
These natural teethers are easy on the gums…and on the eyes! Also check out their boho bibs and pacifier-holders—perfect for style-conscious parents.
Darlyng & Co.
Darlyng & Co. is a one-stop shop for fabulous kid and baby products! Here, you’ll find goodies like unscented, natural skincare products for the whole family, adorable clothing, and their signature teething mitt.
Fair-trade baby and kid lotions, shampoos, body wash, and more...plus, body and haircare goodness for grownups! Even better, any time you buy from Alaffia, you’re supporting the Alaffia Foundation, an organization that empowers African communities.
Black-sewn and Black-owned! Fashion meets function with Shine’s cloth diapers. They are all so full of style...and they’ll keep your little one’s bum dry, too. Sweet!
Ummm, hello yummy and healthy! This Black-owned food company—selling fruit and nut bites, tea cookies, and granola clusters—only uses natural and organic ingredients. Plus, there’s no dairy, no soy, no gluten, no artificial colors and flavors, zero preservatives, or not a one filler.
Co-founded by doula, educator, and author Erica Chidi, Loom works to empower all families with top-notch information on sexual and reproductive health, including fertility, pregnancy, and parenting. Check out their amazing virtual classes and support groups. (PS: Chidi recruited our very own Dr. Harvey Karp as one of Loom’s educators.)
McBride Sisters Wine Collection
A pair of sisters with a passion for wine created the largest Black-owned wine company in the United States that’s not only inclusive, accessible, socially-aware and sustainable, but tasty, too. The best part? There’s a wine club!
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