Could I See Your ID?

Could I See Your ID?

My parents started a lovely tradition of buying each of us an engravedgold ID bracelet when we were born.While I love the sentiment, I just can’t see myself buying my kids a filigree yellow gold bracelet considering they’ll probably never wear it. So,...
We’ll Always Have Paris

We’ll Always Have Paris

Being a mom of two little ones means the only Paris I’m likely to see anytime soon will be on a movie screen. Oh, who am I kidding. It’ll be my television if I can pry my eyes open past 9pm. If you too are pining for a taste of the City of Lights, then...
Going to the BlogHer Conference?

Going to the BlogHer Conference?

The Cool Mom Picks staff can’t wait for next week’s BlogHer Con ’07. Well, almost all of us. Tina will be home being a glowing if tired new mom, but Julie, Nancy, and Laura will be there along with editors Liz and Kristen, babies in tow. If you do...
The Smarter Animal Alphabet

The Smarter Animal Alphabet

I will be honest, when I got wind of another line of alphabet tees for tots, I wasn’t expecting much. But whoa! Where are the silly illustrations? Where’s that old chestnut, C is for Cat?Clearly these are no ordinary alphabet tees–they’re the...
Pick Up A Spare

Pick Up A Spare

At only 22 months, my son may not have the coordination to throw a strike, but he can sure look the part in the smart bowling shirts from Kid Brother. They’re available at the most excellent Your Momma, a Canadian consignment shop of cool featuring a variety of...
Necklaces That Won’t Get You All Choked Up

Necklaces That Won’t Get You All Choked Up

My daughter has been struck with a full on jewelry obsession. And while I’m fine with purchasing little girl necklaces and bracelets, I’m overwhelmed with the amount of little plastic and wooden beads that scream “choking hazard.” So instead of...
Come On Baby, Light My Fire

Come On Baby, Light My Fire

Now that the weather is reaching stratospheric temperatures in my Northeastern neck of the woods, naturally my thoughts turn to barbecue. Nothing like that classic combo of a huge open flame and 147% humidity. The charming bbq invitation from Hicks Paper is just the...

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