Nawgum All-in-One Teething Toy wins a 2014 National Parenting Publications Award, joining an exclusive list of standout products that make parenting easier.

Traverse City, MI – Nawgum has been named a 2014 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) GOLD winner for its innovation, attention to quality and safety.

Each year, NAPPA’s independent panel of expert judges and parents stringently test and evaluate hundreds of submissions and choose NAPPAGold2014sealonly the best of the best. Products are judged on innovation, safety, quality, educational value and the degree to which they assist busy parents and families. This year, 50 products were selected to receive the coveted Gold Award, while 129 others were designated as Silver or Honors winners.

“With so many products on the market, it’s sometimes hard for moms and dads to find time to separate the truly great from the rest of the pack,” says Julie Kertes, NAPPA General Manager. “Our testers save them that legwork by carefully evaluating hundreds of products and awarding only the best of the best.”

A complete list of all 2014 NAPPA Parenting Resources winners will be available at and viewable on the leading family organizational app, Cozi on June 1, 2014.

About Mello & Co.

Mello & Co. is a Michigan-based baby and child product development company. Founded by Sue Kellogg, mom and product designer, Mello & Co. focuses on delivering simple, safe, and engaging products for children.


For more than 20 years, the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) has been the go-to resource for the best products for families. NAPPA’s team of independent, expert judges, along with family and child testers, select the most innovative and enduring products to be NAPPA Gold, Silver and Honors winners in two annual competitions—Children’s Products and Parenting Resources. For more information, visit www.

About Epstein Custom Media

Epstein Custom Media is a leading publisher of print and electronic resources for families, and the hosting company of the National Parenting Publications Awards. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Epstein Custom Me- dia is committed to producing compelling content and comprehensive resources on topics that are most im- portant to families, including health, education, music, arts and community involvement. The independently owned company recently launched a publication exclusively devoted to children with special needs.

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