Babies need a lot of things. But where do you get them? You know shopping at small, independent businesses helps keep your money in your own community, but what new parent has the time to peruse the Yellow Pages?

Here is a list of 10 such stores that sell baby and children’s clothing, as well as other products for kids, like toys and cloth diapers. Or if you prefer, at the end there are links to several chain stores’ “store locators.”

In no particular order …



310 East Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Pacifier has two locations in Minneapolis. They sell just about everything baby-related, from clothes to furniture.

Goodnight Moon

5051 France Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55410

Goodnight Moon sells what they call “classically modern children’s clothing and accessories.”


Bumble Bee Boutique

601 Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55441
866-611-4645 ‎

Aside from clothing, the Bumble Bee Boutique sells a wide variety of other baby products (even tummy skin products for mom).

Flowering Child

Flowering Child Enterprises, LLC
1269 146th Ave. NW
Minneapolis, MN 55304
(612) 209-1053

Flowering Child sells mainly clothing, but also things like blankets and sleep sacks.


Baby Banou

792 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Baby Banou says they sell “stylish apparel, accessories, and gifts.”



251 Snelling Ave. S.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Peapods sells everything from clothing to diapers to toys, all with a natural focus.


Enchanted Tree House

4766 Banning Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Besides clothing, Enchanted Tree House sells books, toys and gifts.


Oh Baby!

3509 Galleria
Edina, MN 55435

Oh Baby! Is another store selling just about everything for babies. It’s found in the Galleria mall. While you’re there, “A Pea in the Pod” sells pre- and post-maternity clothing and other items.

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