UPDATE: Edwards no longer lives in the Triangle area and has closed her business.
Melanie Edwards, creator of Sippy Stuff and babaLABELS, is the next mom to be featured in our Made by Mom Gift Guide, our guide to unique gifts made by local moms.
I have featured some of the moms in the gift guide before and Edwards of Cary is one of them. I featured Edwards back in June.
Tired of trying to get the nooks and crannies of her daughter's sippy cups clean, she started Sippy Stuff, a line of sippy cup cleaning brushes and spout cleaners, along with a sippy secure strap, which attaches to highchairs, shopping carts and strollers, to keep a cup or toy from falling on the floor. She also specializes in labels for bottles and cups. These stretch around the cup or bottle and are dishwasher safe. Frustration leads to sippy cup products
Edwards had just launched her new product called babaLABELS when we last spoke. The labels for cups, bottles or food containers can be engraved with your child's name on it - a great idea when they'll be using them at preschool, daycare or the church nursery.
Edwards tells me the new line has been doing really well.
And pretty soon Edwards will need to add to her own personal stock of babaLABELS and Sippy Stuff cleaners. She and her husband are expecting their second child by the end of the year.