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2021 LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites of the Philly Family Community

Meet the Philadelphia Family LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites, nominated and chosen by local parents as the BEST local resources for Families in Philly.

The 2021 Philadelphia Family LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites

Congratulations to our 2021 Philadelphia Family LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites! We asked our Philly Family Community to nominate the organizations and individuals who made a difference in their families’ lives over the last year – and to reflect and share WHY they love them too! Click through our list for referrals you can trust and get to know our award-winning Philadelphia Family Members (and read their nominations and endorsements) below.

 

Be sure to visit our Philadelphia Family Best for Families Guide landing page to read about this year’s Editor’s LOVE Awards AND for photos from our LOVE Awards Celebration at Smith Memorial Playhouse and Playground!

 

 

Looking for referrals around the Main Line? We welcome you to click through our sister brand’s Main Line Parent Best for Families Guide.

Meghan Renee Photography, 2021 Best Family Photographer photo by AMC Photography Studios

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Best Bakery: Frosted Fox

Family FavoriteCake & Joe

Family FavoriteWhipped Bakeshop

 

Best Gluten-Free Bakery: Flakely

Family FavoriteDessert Crazy

 

Best Birthday Party Pivot: Florescio Events (That Balloon Girl)

 

Best Family Photographer: Meghan Renee Photography

Family FavoriteBaby Kiddo

Family FavoriteTricia Pompilio Photography

 

Best Newborn Photographer: Jessica Catherine Photography

Family FavoriteJamie Siever Photography

 

Best Studio Photographer: Diana Smyth Photography

 

Best Virtual Birthday Party: Snapology of Philadelphia & The Main Line

Family FavoritePopUpPlay

Family FavoritePrincess Bonnie

Safer Babies, 2021 Best Baby Proofer

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Best Baby Proofer: Safer Babies

Family FavoriteThe Home Hero

 

Best Home Organizer: Sort It Out Philly

 

 

Best Realtor: Karrie Gavin Group
Play.ish, 2021 Best Early Childhood Education Service photo by AMC Photography Studios

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Best Daycare: Parent Infant Center

 

Best Early Childhood Education Service: Play.ish

 

Best Live Virtual Programming: PlayArts

Family FavoriteDrag Queen Story Time

Family FavoriteFree Library of Philadelphia

 

Best Online Children’s Programming (Asynchronous): Mister John’s Music

Family FavoriteBaby Wordplay

Family FavoriteBarnes Foundation

 

Best Science Educators: The Franklin Institute

 

Best Spanish Immersion Program: Mi Casita

 

Best Tutor: Beyond the Tutors

Family FavoriteReach Tutors

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Chiquita’s Pizzeria, 2021 Family Favorite Take-Out & Editor's LOVE Award Winner photo by AMC Photography Studios

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Best Coffeeshop: La Colombe Cafe

Family FavoriteSuprima

Family FavoriteUltimo Coffee

Family FavoriteArtesano Cafe & Bistro

 

Best Food Pivot: Sisterly Love Food Fair

Family Favorite NY Bagel Butler

 

Best Healthy Treats: Raw Monje Healthy Treats

 

Best Nutritionist: Be Well With Beth

Family FavoriteCristina Hoyt Nutrition

 

Best Outdoor Dining: Suraya

Family FavoriteGermantown Garden Grill

Family FavoriteMorgan’s Pier

Family FavoriteRouge

Family FavoriteTaqueria Amor

 

Best Take out: Los Camaradas

Family FavoriteChiquita’s Pizzeria

Family FavoriteGarces Trading Company

Family FavoriteGaul and Co.

Family FavoriteLaser Wolf

Amelie’s Bark Shop, 2021 Best Pet Boutique

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Best Pet Boutique: Amelie’s Bark Shop

 

Best Pet Groomer: Paw Prints Professional Grooming
National Kids Gym, 2021 Best Gymnastics Class photo by AMC Photography Studios

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Best Things that took us out of our comfort zone in 2020: Philly Goat Project

Family FavoriteLiberty Sailing School

 

Best Art Center: Portside Art Center

Family FavoritePhilly Art Center

 

Best Camp: Summerside Camps at SCH Academy

Family FavoriteJCC Camps at Medford

Family FavoriteLiberty Lake Day Camp

Family FavoritePhield House

 

Best Dance Studio: The Philadelphia Dance Academy

Family FavoriteJeannette’s School of Dance

 

Best Gymnastics Class: National Kids Gym

Family FavoriteFlip Out Productions

 

Best Kits for Kids: The Craftship

Family FavoriteMadison K Cookies: Custom Cookie Decorating Kits

Family FavoriteSlice: Bake at Home Pizza Kits

 

Best Martial Arts Class: Action Karate Mt Airy

 

Best Music Class: Roots with Ruark

Family FavoriteMister John’s Music

 

Best Outdoor Fun: Franklin Square

 

Best Pre-Pandemic Event: Philadelphia Flower Show

 

Best Private Playdate: Beehive at Bok

 

Best Transportation Service for Families: ShuttleBee

 

Best Virtual Movement Classes: InMovement
Best Children’s Boutique: Buddha Babe
Buddha Babe, 2021 Best Children’s Boutique photo by AMC Photography Studios

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Best Baby Gear Rental: Baby Gear Group

 

Best Bookstore: Big Blue Marble Bookstore

 

Best Children’s Boutique: Buddha Babe

 

Best Hardware Store: 10th Street Hardware

 

Best Toy Shop: Tildie’s Toy Box
Best Doula: Northern Star
Northern Star Doula, 2021 Best Doula photo by AMC Photography Studios

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Best Allergist: Chestnut Hill Allergy & Asthma Associates, LLC

 

Best Birthing Class: Mama Bird Birth

 

Best Breastfeeding Support: Breastfeeding Resource Center Abington

 

Best Birth Doula: Northern Star

 

Best Estate Planner: Steven Zelinger LLC

 

Best Fitness Class: Active Mom Fitness

 

Best Kids Salon: Nest Salon

 

Best OB/GYN: Penn Women 8th & Walnut – Dr Glazer

 

Best Parent Group: Fitler Moms by MomConnect

 

Best Pediatric Dentist & Orthodontist: Top of the Hill Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

 

Best Physical Therapy: Play at Home Physical Therapy, LLC

 

Best Post-partum Doula: After The Stork

 

Best Potty Training: Miss Catherine, LLC

 

Best Sleep Consultant: Confident Parenting

 

Best Speech Therapy: Kidology

 

Best Yoga – Unity Yoga
Confident Parenting, 2021 Best Sleep Consultant photo by AMC Photography Studios

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Philadelphia Family Members are local community builders like us who would like to be more connected with families in Philly. The Members below support the Philly Family Community and our Best for Families Guide. Have you had a great experience with any of them? You can help other families benefit from your experience with an endorsement on their Profile Page! SHOW YOUR SUPPORT WITH A 5-STAR REVIEW.

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