Family Review Network brought my attention to a book called Made Here, Baby! by Bruce H. Wolk, and after reading it I feel inspired and truly excited. The book is a compilation of more than 400 companies devoted to making safe, high-quality children's products in the United States. The listings cover everything - products for infants, clothing and accessories, furniture, sports and fitness equipment, and toys and games. I loved how each listing included an interesting fact about the company, such as how it started, their philosophy, or a story about the owner. These facts were interesting to read and made each company personable. In addition, each section includes an entertaining introduction in the form of an enlightening interview or personal anecdote.
I was amazed at how many of these companies I had never heard of. Moreover, I was pleasantly surprised to recognize a few companies' products that I had reviewed in the past, and that I hadn't known they were American-made. I also discovered a few that were located in the same city as me. This book was an eye-opener. I never would have discovered all of these companies by myself, and it makes me feel good to know that there are safe choices out there for my son. Best of all, they're made right here in America! This is truly a wonderful resource, and one that every parent should check out.
Learn more about Made Here, Baby! and purchase it here.