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2021 LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites of the Main Line Parent Community

Meet the Main Line Parent LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites, nominated and chosen by local parents as the BEST local resources for Families around the Main Line.

The 2021 Main Line Parent LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites

Congratulations to our 2021 Main Line Parent LOVE Award Winners and Family Favorites! We asked our Main Line Parent 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 Main Line Parent Members (and read their nominations and endorsements) below.


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


Looking for referrals in Philly? We welcome you to visit our sister brand’s Philadelphia Family Best for Families Guide!

Nothing Bundt Cakes, 2021 Best Bakery photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Bakery: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Family FavoriteSkinny Sweets & Treats

Family FavoriteSweet Jazmines Pastry Shop


Best Drive By Birthday: Birl Girl Designs

Family FavoriteLawnMark Cards

Family FavoriteSigns ‘N Smiles


Best Family Photographer: Annie Whittington Photography

Family FavoriteJohn Cruice Photography

Family FavoriteRachel Roshani Photography


Best Florist: StudioFlora


Best Ice Cream: Scoops ‘n Smiles Ice Cream & Water Ice


Best Keepsakes: Once Upon a Time Creation

Family FavoriteMain Line Monograms

Family FavoriteStitch Haus


Best Newborn Photographer: Veronika Paluch Photography

Family FavoriteJessica Catherine Photography


Best Party Help: Party Host Helpers


Best Personalized Gifts: Philly DIY


Best Photography Studio: Ivory Tree Portraits


Best Sweet Treats: The Sweet Trading Company
Artisan Painting & Carpentry, 2021 Best Painter photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Baby Proofer: Safer Babies


Best Carpet & Flooring: Havertown Carpet Co


Best Cleaning Services: JS Services LLC


Best Closet Organization: Closets by Design (Southeastern PA)


Best Electrician: Farryn Electric


Best General Contractor: Cocoon Remodeling

Family FavoritePenn Construction + Design

Family FavoriteThe Golden Hand


Best Home A/V Support: JL Entertainment Designs


Best Home Organizer: Carrie’s Essential Services


Best Interior Design: Elan Interiors

Family FavoriteMelissa and Miller Interiors


Best Landscaping Design: Gwendolyn Johnson Designs


Best Painter: Artisan Painting & Carpentry


Best Realtor: Nicole Klein Team – Keller Williams

Family FavoriteKatie Binnion  – Compass Realty

Family FavoriteKiersten Watson Lenat – Coldwell Banker Preferred

Family FavoriteSusan McNamara – Long and Foster


Best Tax Prep: Worry Free Tax & Financial Solutions, LLC – Zak Elabid
Cassandra Doyle Must Love Travel, 2021 Best Travel Agent photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Travel Agent: Cassandra Doyle Must Love Travel

Family Favorite – Mad Hatter Adventures

REACH Tutors, 2021 Best Tutoring photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Childcare: Kids’ Clubhouse of the Main Line


Best Music Education: Music Training Center

Family FavoriteRoots With Ruark


Best Music Lessons: Meridee Winters School of Music

Family Favorite Leading Tone Lessons


Best Parent Education: Main Line Family Education

Family FavoriteMama Bird Birth Services


Best Performing Arts Programming: West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts at Uptown!

Family FavoriteSALT Performing Arts

Family FavoriteWolf Performing Arts Center

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Best Science Educators: Riverbend Environmental Education Center
Best Swim Lessons: Speer Swim School

Family FavoriteGoldfish Swim School


Best Test Prep: Educational Services


Best Tutoring: REACH Tutors

Family FavoriteBetween the Lines Tutoring


Best Virtual Cooking Classes: Kitchen Wizards

Family FavoriteBig Tasty Club

Tasty Table Market & Catering, 2021 Best Catering Pivot photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Butcher: Worrell’s Butcher Shop
Best Catering Pivot: Tasty Table Market & Catering

Family FavoriteANEU Catering

Family FavoriteBrothers Catering Company

Family FavoriteGia Bella Catering


Best Coffee: Green Engine Coffee Co

Family FavoriteLa Colombe Cafe


Best Meal Prep: HomeCooked

Family FavoritePinwheel Provisions


Best Nutritionist – Eat with Erin


Best Outdoor Dining Experience: Cornerstone Bistro & Artisanal Market
Best Takeout – Sontuosa, BYOB

Family FavoriteDowningtown Pizza

Playtime Pet Resort, 2021 Best Dog Boarding/Daycare photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Dog Boarding/Daycare: Playtime Pet Resort

Family FavoriteBark U

Family FavoriteWagsworth Manor


Best Dog Groomer: Dirty Dog Solutions

Family FavoriteArdmore Grooming Station


Best Dog Training: At Attention Dog Training


Best Dog Walker: Noah’s Bark Inc


Best Mobile Dog Grooming: Spada Dog Grooming
Best Pet Boutique: Braxton’s Animal Works
Best Veterinary Services: Newtown Square Veterinary Hospital – Dr. Heather DiGiacomo
Family FavoriteGladwyne Animal Hospital
Ballet 180, 2021 Family Favorite Dance Studio photo by AMC Photography


Best Afterschool Activity for Tweens & Teens: Adventuring Portal


Best Dance Studio: Contempra Dance Studio

Family FavoriteBallet 180

Family FavoriteDain Dance Academy

Family FavoriteInstitute of Dance Artistry

Family FavoriteThe Philadelphia Dance Academy

Family FavoriteTwirl


Best Gymnastics and Tumbling: JK Gymnastics

Family FavoriteTumbling with JoJo


Best Martial Arts Programming: Dragon Gym

Family FavoriteAmkor Karate (Bryn Mawr)

Family FavoriteMaster P’s World Class Tae Kwon Do

Family FavoriteMr. A’s Martial Arts

Family FavoriteNackord Karate System


Best Playspace: Charming Star Playroom

Family FavoriteLulu’s Casita


Best Sports Programming: Mission 5&2

Family FavoriteNext Level Sports


Best Summer Camp Delaware County Christian School Summer Programs

Family FavoriteFuture Stars


Best Virtual Camp Programming Appel Farm Arts Camp

Family FavoriteLavner Camps

Family FavoriteMTC Theatre Camps

Family Favorite – The Handwork Studio

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Phoenix Preferred, 2021 Best Personal Car Shopping photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Bookstore – Children’s Book World
Best Children’s Clothing Shop – The Blue Béret

Family FavoriteMy Kids Korner


Best Dance Store – Swan Dancewear


Best Personal Car Shopping – Phoenix Preferred


Best Toy Store – Monkey Fish Toys

Family FavoritePuns Toys

Strafford Chiropractic, 2021 Best Chiropractor photo by AMC Photography Studios


Best Acupuncture – Dr. Meredith Murphy


Best Allergist – Allergy & Asthma Specialists


Best Beauty Salon – Ruthie’s Eyes


Best Chiropractor – Strafford Chiropractic


Best Dentist – Chesterbrook Dentistry


Best Birth Doula – Well Born Baby


Best Estate Planning – The Law Office of Andrew Gavrin

Family FavoriteThe Law Office of Heather L Turner, LLC


Best Executive Functioning Therapy – GrowNow Therapy


Best Fitness – Pop Fit Studio

Family FavoriteBarre3 Berwyn

Family FavoritePilates and More

Family FavoriteSoulCycle Ardmore


Best Hair Salon – Mane Techniques

Family FavoriteStudio J Salon Suites West Chester


Best Holistic Health & Wellness – Village Wellness

Family FavoriteRetreat and Restore


Best Individual & Relationship Therapy Services – The West Chester Therapy Group


Best Infant Swim Lessons – ISR – Emily Morrison


Best Insurance Broker – Peterson Insurance Services


Best Lactation Consultant – Nestled


Best Luxury MedSpa – Strafford Chiropractic – CryoSculpt


Best OB/GYN – Jennifer C. Gilbert, DO


Best Orthodontist – Devon Orthodonics

Family FavoriteButtenbaum Orthodontics

Family FavoriteFoote Orthodontics

Family FavoriteMastaj Orthodontics

Family FavoritePhamily Orthodontics


Best Pediatric ENT – Dr Luv Javia, CHOP


Best Pediatrician – Nemours DuPont Pediatrics Paoli, Dr. Michael Harkness


Best Personal Trainer – KatFit

Family FavoriteCarrie Wightman Fitness

Family FavoriteJen Crompton, Fuel Your Best Fitness


Best Physical Therapy – Play at Home Physical Therapy


Best Plastic SurgeonStark Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center


Best Postpartum Doula Loving Hands Doulas


Best Sleep Consultant Confident Parenting


Best Speech Therapy Milestone Therapy


Best Travel Salon Concihairge


Best Womens’ Health Services Lifecycle Womancare


Best Yoga Prana Das Yoga

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