Got drool? Teething is miserable, but the Booginhead Bandana Teether Bib ($10.99) is here to help. Made from soft, absorbent cotton, this bib has a food-grade silicone teether attached. Toss the whole thing in the wash and then lay flat to dry. It’s available in a variety of adorable designs at

Whether it’s a picnic in the backyard, a day at the beach or an emergency spot for a diaper change, Teema towels ($32 and up), flat-woven Turkish textiles, reduce the bulk you have to carry. These towels are oversized, quick-drying and are ethically produced. They also work as a pool wrap or lightweight throw. See the designs at

If your kids are endlessly craving macaroni and cheese, here’s an easy way to fill some bottomless pits. Upton’s Natural offers shelf-stable, heat-and-eat Ch’eesy Mac and Ch’eesy Bacon Mac ($4.99 at Whole Foods Market) that are both free of dairy and eggs. Even the bacon is vegan. And if you have a backpacking stove, take these along for a hearty meal. Also available at Target, The Fresh Market and Find where to buy at

For a more environmentally friendly disposable wipe, Mum & You biodegradable wipes ($16.99, 6 packs of 56 wipes each) are made of viscose, a cellulosic fiber that is also compostable. These wipes are fragrance free, hypoallergenic and made using strong plant fibers that will not break apart in your hand. Sold in the U.S. through Learn more at

Settle your wanderlust at home with the scents of your favorite places. Bright Black candles ($25 each for full-sized candles, $13 for a discovery set of six mini candles) is a black-owned, woman-owned, family-owned business based in Durham, NC. The candles are hand-poured with a custom blend of clean burning coconut and soy wax. They burn for 70-80 hours and are poured in reusable, minimalist black matte vessels with lead-free, sustainably sourced wood wicks. Buy online at

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