TomboyNanny

Kid-Inspired Items, Created by a Professional Nanny

Los Angeles, California · 80 Sales

TomboyNanny

Kid-Inspired Items, Created by a Professional Nanny

Los Angeles, California 80 Sales On Etsy since 2014

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Announcement   Welcome to Tomboy Nanny!
As of right now, all pink hats are READY TO SHIP! If you'd like a larger number of them, please convo me, and we can work something out.

I have been working with children for decades, and creating things since I was little. I love making things that bring joy to children. Handmade, fun items for children and adults, knitted and crocheted with bright, washable yarn. Follow me on Instagram at @tomboynanny for special deals and coupons :-) I'm also writing a blog all about my shop and childcare advice from my decades of experience: www.tomboynanny.blogspot.com

I create my fun items in a smoke-free, animal-free home.

Inspired by a 5-year-old's imagination, created by a kid at heart.

With each item, receive a 15% off coupon for a future purchase!

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 30, 2017

Welcome to Tomboy Nanny!
As of right now, all pink hats are READY TO SHIP! If you'd like a larger number of them, please convo me, and we can work something out.

I have been working with children for decades, and creating things since I was little. I love making things that bring joy to children. Handmade, fun items for children and adults, knitted and crocheted with bright, washable yarn. Follow me on Instagram at @tomboynanny for special deals and coupons :-) I'm also writing a blog all about my shop and childcare advice from my decades of experience: www.tomboynanny.blogspot.com

I create my fun items in a smoke-free, animal-free home.

Inspired by a 5-year-old's imagination, created by a kid at heart.

With each item, receive a 15% off coupon for a future purchase!

Melissa Marah

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Thank you to everyone who purchased a pink hat or pattern in the month of February! Tomboy Nanny was able to donate $98 to the ACLU!
The giant version is done! Want one of these to fit your head?
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About

I'm a nanny who loves to create fun things for kids.

Hi! I'm Melissa, the Tomboy Nanny. I have been working with children and creating them little toys and gifts for... well, as long as I can remember. I learned how knit when I was 6, and started taking care of smaller children at age 10. Everything in my shop is created by me, and inspired by my current charge: a gradeschooler in Santa Monica, CA.

I prefer to use acrylic yarn for many reasons: it comes in a wide array of bright colors, it's easily washable, and it's hypoallergenic. Perfect for kids!

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  • Melissa Marah

    Owner

    Hi! I'm Melissa, and I have made everything in this shop. I've been a professional nanny for about a decade, and all my items are inspired by the children I have known and loved. I am on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook as tomboynanny.

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Last updated on May 25, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

Have a color in mind? I can get my hands on almost any color or shade imaginable. Also, if you'd prefer a different style, animal, or what have you, I'm sure I can accommodate.

Sizing details

Most of my items are toys or one size fits all. The Superhero Sleeves can fit pretty much any child (they stretch, and even teenagers can wear them). I also have adult sizes available.

Care instructions

Items that are not stuffed animals can be tossed in the washing machine (gentle cycle with similar colors). Let them air dry, which doesn't take long at all. Acrylic yarn doesn't hold in moisture.

Stuffed animals can be washed with soap and a soft cloth.