Gifts For Him

CREATED BY: Pam Harris, Miraya Rehman

The Parenting Mentor

The Parenting Mentor helps parents to reduce the every-day stress and anxiety that inevitably comes from being a parent.

Product: The award-winning “Parenting with Sanity & Joy. 101 Simple Strategies” is the book for parents who don’t have time to read parenting books. In this collection of readily actionable tips for parents of toddlers to teens, parenting mentor Sue Groner, distills all the best parenting wisdom into one easy-to-read book, providing simple, fun, effective guidance. Explore topics including Parenting Golden Rules, Life Skills, Family Time, Perspective and Judgement, Food and Dining, Gratitude and Attitude, Rules and Respect, and Forbidden Phrases. “Susan hits that all-too-rare sweet spot of being practical AND warm. This book doesn’t preach or finger-wag. It offers strategies I’m starting to use all the time. So helpful!” – Lauren Smith Brody, Author, The Fifth Trimester

Price: $16.95 (depending on bookseller)

Founder: Susan G. Groner W’81

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Career Coaching | Hannah Greene Spata LLC

I am a veteran of Penn’s Career Services office and love helping motivated people pivot industries, get into grad school or negotiate that raise!

Service: Career Coaching

Price: $360

Founder: Hannah Greene Spata COL ’16 SP2 ’16

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Bodyof9.com

Body of 9 is a research and educational organization dedicated to informing people about the 9 Natural Numbers and what they mean.

Product: Give the gift of self-valdiation and self-understanding to improve your relationships. Get validated at the level of your Nature, understand yourself and others and improve your communication by learning your Natural Number, for you, you and your partner, or you and your family!

Price: $198

Founder: Susan Bennett Fisher (né Van Horn) Lauder/Wharton 1986

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Blu Reverie Catamaran

Creating unforgettable experiences on the 48-foot sailing catamaran

Product: Join us on a magical adventure aboard Blu Reverie, a 48-foot sailing catamaran that is sure to give you the most unique experience in San Francisco Bay. On the iconic 2 night sail, the captain and crew will whisk you away to an island destination where you can go on a hike, ride a bike, and immerse in 360 degree views of the entire bay. In the evening, enjoy a candlelight dinner and settle in for a peaceful night’s rest in your private cabin on water. The catamaran features 5 guest cabins each with its ensuite bathroom/shower and can accommodate up to 10 guests. Also open to private bookings for day trips, photoshoots, and events.

Price: Depending on the number of people in your party

Founder: Sophia Zheng W’12

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myTamarin

Putting parents first, we’re championing parentcare, starting with rock-solid childcare.

Service: Virtual newborn or sleep support – video consultations for (new) parents. Available globally!

Price: Starting from £49 per consultation. (discount code: Waffa10)

Founder: Zarja Cibej WG ’09

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Fulton

Fulton is a modern brand of arch support, we developed a supportive, sustainable, and comfortable insole made from innovative materials like vegan cactus leather and cork. We seek to empower consumers to live a healthier life, because wellness starts from the ground up.

Product: Fulton insoles are made from cork and mold to their shape of your foot to provide customized support to promote full body alignment. Their deep heel cup provides stability, and their shock absorbing materials reduce impact to the body.

Price: $48 (discount code: WAFFA10)

Founders: Libie Motchan, WG’21, Daniel Nelson, WG ’21

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Dagne Dover

Dagne Dover creates problem-solving bags – for all the badass, problem-solving humans out there. Bags that keep up, stay organized, and look good doing it.

Product: Bags for travel, work, baby and life.

Price: varies (discount code: 20% off full-price products through Jan 2022 with WAFFA2021)

Founders: Melissa Shin Mash WG’12, Deepa Gandhi WG’13

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MOCALMO

We’re forced to wear uncomfortable shoes most of the time in order to look professional at work. At MOCALMO, we disguise sneakers as dress shoes so men & women can feel their best and still look polished at work.

Product: The dressiest leather sneakers that support your wellbeing at work and keep you looking board-room ready. Our combination of materials and construct helps you get through your day with designs that inspire your confidence and safeguard your comfort.

Price: $250-$300 (discount code: PENNHOLIDAYS)

Founder: Diana Kattan, Wharton Undergrad 2012

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Verishop

Verishop is a social shopping platform where people can discover independent brands and creators

Product: Shop from small, independent businesses, including Black, Indigenous, People-of-Color (BIPOC) or female-founded brands this holiday season.

Price: varies

Founders: Catherine Khan (wg05) and Imran Khan

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FELOH : For Everyone’s Love of Hair + Beauty

FELOH [Fell•Oh] is a consciously inclusive social marketplace just for beauty. What makes us unique is that when our users post their content in our social community, we give them rewards called “curl coins” to shop our marketplace (where independently owned beauty brands list their products to sell).

Product: Support sustainably made and BIPOC businesses this holiday season by shopping from FELOH’s beauty and self-care marketplace! Our vendors offer a wide variety of products like: skincare, body butters, hand crafted candles, silk pillow cases and eye masks, and more! Use code: GOQUAKERS to get 15% off any order in the FELOH Marketplace between November 26th through December 18th!

Price: varies (discount code: 15% off any order with GOQUAKERS)

Founder: Camille Genise Heard (CEO, CAS 2013) Jacqueline Baron (COO, CAS 2013)

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Calm Clarity

The mission of Calm Clarity is to guide and support people to rewire their brain and embrace their inner wisdom to improve their well-being and become inclusive leaders. Our programs combine neuroscience and mindfulness to calm anxiety, heal trauma, and address disparities in mental health impacting underserved communities.

Product: Calm Clarity Cards Each set of Calm Clarity Cards contains 52 cards with inspiring quotes and reflection prompts designed to inspire and rewire your brain for a higher level of consciousness. Use the cards regularly to mindfully activate and strengthen the neural networks we refer to as Brain 3.0, which enable wisdom, self-mastery, and connection in your personal and professional growth. Buy-1-Give-1-Plus Social Impact Model 100% of the profits from these card decks supports our non-profit programs to provide Calm Clarity training and tools to under-served college students, and to schools and non-profit organizations serving low-income communities

Price: $29.99 plus shipping

Founder: Due Quach WG 2006

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Superkin

Superkin is on a mission to challenge the outdated working parent narrative. As creators of the *Add to Resume: Raising Humans campaign, Superkin creates lifestyle products, content and programming for parents that do all the jobs.

Product: Add to Resume Collection 12 oz Camp Cup Enjoy the beauty, durability and functionality of MiiR’s signature 12 oz Camp Cup with added Superkin swagger. Vaccum Insulated Thermo 3D® double-wall vacuum insulation; stays hot, keeps cold Minimalist silhouette with ergonomic handle Splash proof, shatter proof Press-fit Slide Lid Durable Hardshell™ powder coat BPA free

Price: $40 (discount code: 10% off site-wide with code WAFFA)

Founders: Miriam Williams (C’04 WG’15) and Tara Elwell Henning (VIP SF Spring 2020)

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