How to Keep Your Kids’ Spirits Lifted—Even When Yours Are Down

How to Keep Your Kids’ Spirits Lifted—Even When Yours Are Down

June 12, 2020

With experiencing the Covid 19 pandemic and horrible death of George Floyd and resulting anti-racism demonstrations, it is only natural for parents to feel anxious, stressed—and even depressed. If you are a parent, you likely already know how hard it can be to keep your children’s spirits uplifted when your own spirits are feeling down. Let’s take a closer look at how you can keep up your children’s spirits even when you’re not feeling great.

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Why it’s Important to Spend Time Outdoors

Why it’s Important to Spend Time Outdoors

May 15, 2020

With most of our days spent indoors self-isolating due to the current health crisis, it's easy for our kids to get attached to their tech gadgets, while forgetting about the world outside. While it is crucial to stay indoors for our safety, it's also our responsibility as parents to remind our children about the importance of the great outdoors. Of course, if you can afford to step outside every now and then, they you should definitely take the opportunity.

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3 Ways to Make Chores Fun for Kids

3 Ways to Make Chores Fun for Kids

May 06, 2020

Chores are not really fun... for adults or for kids. But since we're at home anyway, we can make the best out of it and have some fun while we're tidying up. Doing chores with your children also teaches them ways to help around the house and teaches them a sense of responsibility as well - I loved helping my parents around the house when I was little. So, without further ado, lets get to the tips! 

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3 Fun Activities for the Backyard

3 Fun Activities for the Backyard

April 27, 2020

I think we can all agree that fresh air is so important to everyone, adults and kids alike. Our backyards may be one of the easiest ways to get it, but how many things can you actually do until your kiddos get bored? 

Fear not! We have a couple of unique ideas for the whole family so everyone has fun while getting a daily dose of sunshine.

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3 Ways to Love Our Earth from Home

3 Ways to Love Our Earth from Home

April 20, 2020

Happy World Earth Day! We're chilling at home these days, which means less disposable coffee cup consumption, less plastic bag usage, less car pollution, etc. (yay)!!! There are always more simple ways to help the environment, though, and since we're mostly home-based now, we thought of some additional projects that you can embark on. Lets appreciate our planet no matter where we are, and lets come together for an even brighter future after quarantine is over.

 

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#STONZFAMILY Mom Pays it Forward

#STONZFAMILY Mom Pays it Forward

April 01, 2020

Meet Elise Rubino - mama to Kian (21 months old) and a special educator living in a small town just outside of Burlington, Vermont, USA. She and her family love the outdoors and spend as much time in their mountains and rivers as possible, which is why they love Kian's Stonz gear. 

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5 Daily Habits if You're in a Slump

5 Daily Habits if You're in a Slump

March 23, 2020

Does anyone feel like they’re in a slump? I do.
 
We’re all trying to do our part in flattening the curve, which means most of us are staying at home. Although it’s great to be back with the kids full time, our usual daily routine is out of whack. No more leaving the house to go to work, no more visiting friends, no more driving the kids around. This weird slump feeling has happened to myself within just the first week of quarantine, and I imagine some people relate to my bummy feelings too.

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8 Tips & Activities for Staying Indoors

8 Tips & Activities for Staying Indoors

March 19, 2020

Due to recent events, lots of parents are at home with their children 24/7. As time passes on, you might find yourself running out of ideas to entertain your kids daily while staying sane inside your house. Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent or you’re working from home, here are 8 easy tips & activity ideas – your kids will thank us later.

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To Our Stonz Family

To Our Stonz Family

March 16, 2020

We know it's an overwhelming time with news surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease) pandemic. Above all else, we want to take care of each other and this takes us working together.

To ensure the safety of our team and others that could be potentially affected, our team beginning tomorrow will be working from home with business carrying on as usual. Our warehouses are managing by having additional cleaning protocols for all of our shipments of product to you.

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3 Easy Hot Cocoa Recipes for Busy Parents

3 Easy Hot Cocoa Recipes for Busy Parents

February 25, 2020

Well, I'm pretty sure that everyone likes chocolate (almost everyone at least)... so I searched around and found some hot chocolate recipes for you to whip up in a jiffy. There are different options available for the amount of time you have and your dietary preferences/restrictions, so EVERYBODY can appreciate a little cocoa in their life.

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How Do I Teach My Kids About Sustainability?

How Do I Teach My Kids About Sustainability?

January 22, 2020

Today, sustainability and climate change are quickly encapsulating our lives. No matter where we live, we're starting to see the effects of pollution, single-use plastics, and other factors that are damaging to our environment. It's undoubtedly hard living in a world where you feel like you can't make a difference, especially when it comes to sustainability. You want to save the sea turtles, but when you look at all the disposable coffee cups and straws lying in the trash on your way to work, how can you not feel defeated?  

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Thanksgiving Special: Simple Self-Care Ideas

Thanksgiving Special: Simple Self-Care Ideas

October 11, 2019

Canadian Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and guess what? It's also Mental Health Awareness Week. We at Stonz want to take this opportunity to tell you that we are so thankful for you and this community of strong moms that we are a part of. Our kids are one of the most important parts of our lives, but you are also important as well!

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AWARDS & PRESS

AWARDS & PRESS

Stonz as recognized through awards, by the press and as seen in the media.


AWARDS


Stonz products have received numerous awards over the years, having been tested by savvy reviewers and professionals based on value, functionality, quality and product appeal. In addition to the below, Stonz products have been recognized by Creative Child Magazine, Red Tricycle, the National Parenting Center and others. 

 

Stonz Booties are certified by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association as a product that promotes the development of young feet

Canadian Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Approval

Stonz Booties are certified by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association as a product that promotes the development of young feet.




Creative Child Magazine Awards

The Stonz Sun Suit was named the 2018 Product of the Year in the Outdoor Play Apparel category, while our Baby Mitts received a 2018 Preferred Choice Award by Creative Child Magazine.


Stonz Scout Winter Boots were awarded the 2018 Product of the Year award for Winter Footwear. 

Baby Maternity Magazine Awards

Stonz Scout Winter Boots were awarded the 2018 Product of the Year award for Winter Footwear. Our Sun Suit also received the 2018 Preferred Choice Award for Sun Protection Apparel, as voted by new moms and moms-to-be.


Stonz Booties were awarded with the PTPA Seal of Approval.

PTPA Seal of Approval

Stonz Booties were awarded with the PTPA Seal of Approval.


Stonz Awards - Mom's Best Award Winner

Mom's Best Award

The Mom's Best Award for Fantastic Products recognizes the best of the best in juvenile products, toys and media as evaluated by moms.


Stonz Baby Booties have been recognized by iParenting as a top baby product.

iParenting Award

Stonz Baby Booties have been recognized by iParenting as a top baby product.

 

PRESS


Here are just some of the latest mentions of Stonz in the media.

 

November 2018

Stonz as featured by Business Insider

‘The Best Kids' Snow Boots You Can Buy’
Featuring our Trek Winter Boots.
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November 2018

Stonz as featured by KTLA

‘Hacks for Those Travelling With Kids’
A segment with Mom blogger Jessica Hall.
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November 2018

Stonz as featured by Business Insider

‘The Best Mittens You Can Buy’
Featuring our Baby Mitts as best mittens for babies.
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October 2018

Stonz as featured by Pop Sugar

‘Best Products for Babies and Kids’
Featuring our Toddler Booties.
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February 2018

Stonz was features at Today's Parent - ‘36 Adorable Rain Boots for Kids’

‘36 Adorable Rain Boots for Kids’
April showers don't have to be gloomy.
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November 2017

Stonz is feature on CTV News clip "Mompreneurs share their top holiday picks for kids."

CTV News Hour Ottawa – ‘Top Pics’

Mompreneurs share their top holiday picks for kids.
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August 2017

Stonz introduces sun-sational UPF line on Earnshaw's article.

‘Sun Savvy’

Stonz introduces sun-sational UPF line.
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SPOTTED IN STONZ


Some familiar faces spotted in Stonz products!

Molly Sims

Model and actress Molly Sims’ kids are having a blast in their Stonz Rain Boots!

Model and actress Molly Sims’ kids are having a blast in their Stonz Rain Boots!

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin’s little ones are loving their Stonz gear!

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin’s little ones are loving their Stonz gear!


Eva Chen

Eva Chen's adorable son Tao wants to share his Stonz Rain Boots with mom!

Eva Chen's adorable son Tao wants to share his Stonz Rain Boots with mom!


Busy Philipps

Actress Busy Philipps’ daughter is rainy day ready in her Stonz Rain Boots and Liners!

Actress Busy Philipps’ daughter is rainy day ready in her Stonz Rain Boots and Liners!


James Van Der Beek

Actor James Van Der Beek’s daughter Olivia was spotted looking rain ready in her Stonz Rain Boots!

Actor James Van Der Beek’s daughter Olivia was spotted looking rain ready in her Stonz Rain Boots!


Erika Christensen

Erika Christensen, of Parenthood fame, took her daughter for a Fall outing wearing her Polka Dot Booties!

Erika Christensen, of <i>Parenthood </i>fame, took her daughter for a Fall outing wearing her Polka Dot Booties!


Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff dressed her son Luca in his Blue Stonz Rain Boots. We love those smiling faces!

Hilary Duff dressed her son Luca in his Blue Stonz Rain Boots. We love those smiling faces!


Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris took his two little ones out for a stroll in NYC, with his daughter decked out in Stonz natural rubber Rain Boots!
Neil Patrick Harris took his two little ones out for a stroll in NYC, with his daughter decked out in Stonz natural rubber Rain Boots!


Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner's youngest daughter Seraphina was spotted in Stonz Booties in the polka dot brown design. She also has the Stonz polka dot brown fleece hat to match!

Jennifer Garner's youngest daughter Seraphina was spotted in Stonz Booties in the polka dot brown design. She also has the Stonz polka dot brown fleece hat to match!


Halle Berry

Another one of our favorite famous moms, Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, was spotted buying a pair of Stonz booties for her daughter Nahla at Circle Craft in Vancouver.

Another one of our favorite famous moms, Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, was spotted buying a pair of Stonz booties for her daughter Nahla at Circle Craft in Vancouver.