The Wait is over… The Shortlist for our #MMHA17

Phew; what a huge task the Shortlist was this year. So many great products, challenging brands and charity collaborations caught our attention. Firstly, big thanks to our judging panel (made up of celeb mums and our own editorial team) for their gargantuan efforts here – but now the final choice of winners is down to you, our fabulous readers.

For every like, share, post, RT or competition entry on social media that includes the name of the shortlisted brand and the hashtag #MMHA17 your favourite will receive one vote. Votes will be counted on the eve of 5th October and announced on 6th October. So make your opinion count… (Vote as many times as you like, there are some wonderful choices on the list!)

So – in alphabetical order for each category – here goes:

MORI

Best Boutique: online or physical store, we’re applauding choice, quality and customer service.

JoJoMamanBebe

Kid.ly

Maggie and Rose Home

Me & Buddy

MORI

Muthahood Goods

Mutha Hood Goods ‘Mother Like No One’s Judging’ tee £22

My 1st Years

Scandiborn

The Essential One

Buggy Love: the strollers for high rollers… We’ve been impressed by the below.

Bugaboo Bee5

Bugaboo Bee5

Diono Quantum

Ickle Bubba Aurora Travel System

Quinny Zapp Flex Plus

Silver Cross Wave

Kids’ Style: too cool for school. Brands we’re consistently excited by…

Angel’s Face

Honey and Toast scooter bag

Blade and Rose

Bobux

Honey and Toast

Lilly + Sid

Molly Brown London

Oh Arthur

Wild & Gorgeous

Wild & Gorgeous

Frugi

Mama Style: where to shop for school gate style, preggo or not.

Baukjen

Coco Rose London

Celtic and Co

Coco Rose London Shoes

Jardine of London

Martha Jackson Jewelry

Tiffany Rose

Best Changing Bag: style AND performance (and a bit more style) here are our arm candy nappy carry picks.

Born in Britain Charlton Hobo Bag

Born In Britain Charlton Hobo

Jem and Bea Beatrice Bag

Ju-Ju-Be BFF Bag

Pacapod Gladstone Bag

Tiba and Marl Elwood Backpack

Best Baby Product: big category here, but we’ve chosen based on quality, design, and performance.

Babybjorn Bliss Bouncer

Cheeky Chompers Neckerchew

Etta Loves Muslins

Izmi Cotton Baby Carrier

Mokee Wool Nest

Little Aurelia Comfort and Calm Rescue Cream

Matchstick Monkey Teether

Mokee Wool Nest

Mustela No Rinse Cleansing Water

Snugglebundl

Sleepyhead Sleep Pod

Snugglebundl

Splashabout UV Combie Wetsuit

Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Machine

Playtime: make some noise for great toys. Chosen for longevity, sparking imagination, getting kids out and about – and because they made our team of junior testers smile.

Hape Bus Walker

‘The Superhero Handbook’ by Jason Ford published by Laurence King

Ciao Bimba Dolls

Hape Classic Bus Walker

Infantino Grow With Me Teepee

Kindle Fire For Kids

Mud Kitchen

Merrythought Bears

Microscooters Maxi Micro

Mud Kitchen Pebble Kitchen

SmarTrike 7 in 1 folding trike

Best Beauty Product: when you only have ten mins (ok ten seconds) to spend on your own beauty routine, you need products that pack a punch.

Bee Good Honey and Propolis 2 in 1 Cleanser

Sukin Rosehip oil £19.99

Harbour Elements Cleanser

Philip Kingsley Elasticizer

Rodial Glamolash Mascara

Skin Elixir Frankincense and May Chang Moisturizer

Sukin Rosehip oil

Weleda Skin Food

XO Balm

The Game Changer Award: this category is for products or brands that have shaken up the way we approach a problem, through smart thinking, multitasking or innovation.

Ergobaby OMNI 360

Marloe London

Fred Pressure Fit Stairgate

Go Henry

Little Flea

Marloe London

miFold Car Seat

Secret Spa

Thule Multisport and bike trailers

We Are Story

Better World Award: we were really excited to judge this category. Charity collaborations that showed style and pizzazz (as well as big hearts!)

Bax & Bay for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

Inkrocket for Starlight, Tearfund and Samara’s

Pearl Lowe x Selfish Mother for Tommy’s

Seraphine Love T-shirt for Tommy’s

Scamp and Dude Sleep Buddies for Grief Encounter

Gin Friday Award: how could we not include our regular Gin Friday slot in the awards?

ISFjord Premium Arctic Gin

Silent Pool

Rock Rose Gin

Silent Pool Gin

And finally the Editor’s Choice Hero Brand Award: 

aden+anais

So c’mon – have your say. What do you think of our choices? Use #MMHA17 to comment on social media.