Tees That Score a B+

Tees That Score a B+

Instead of tees proclaiming your child to be yet another Princess or Hot Shot or (gag) Future Diva, we’ve found a much cooler alternative in the urban style statement tees from Be Positive. It’s really not as pollyanna-ish as it might sound. In fact these...
Slings With a Story

Slings With a Story

We’ve heartily espoused the benefits of sling usage here at Cool Mom Picks, not only because we’re sling users ourselves, but because we keep happening upon gorgeous ones that we just can’t pass up. Such is the case with the slings from Green Pea...
A bag to bring those Kit Kats home to mommy

A bag to bring those Kit Kats home to mommy

I really ought to be too ashamed to admit this transgression, but for the past five years, my daughter has collected trick-or-treat candy in a plastic shopping bag. I mean, um…we’ve been environmentally conscious and reused existing materials. This year,...
Illustrating Childhood

Illustrating Childhood

I wish I could afford original Maurice Sendak or A.A. Milne prints for my kids’ rooms, but with #3 on the way, that’s not going to happen any time soon. So instead I’m turning to artist Sarah Jane of Sarah Jane Studios for more affordable but still...
Hooray for Hoodie Season!

Hooray for Hoodie Season!

Did I mention I’m a freak for Fall? The cool crisp air means no fights with the winter coat just yet, but it’s definitely time to pull out those cute sweaters or hoodies and start getting your layering chops back. But not just any hoodie, mind you–I...
Long Johns (Or Jaydens)

Long Johns (Or Jaydens)

If I had the ability, I’d probably be embroidering everything from my kids’ tees to their underwear. I love the look of hand-embroidery–but I don’t have those crafty genes. So parents like me turn to the skills of Tracey Hageman of Tiny...
Got BOOB?

Got BOOB?

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I eagerly perused nursing shirt offerings only to find the scariest and most complicated tops I had ever seen. Good God, isn’t breastfeeding challenging enough? Well “bad” is the last word you will use to...

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