If you thought slings were just for the crunchy moms–well, first, you haven’t been reading Cool Mom Picks very carefully. (We’ll have a talk about that later.)Read More
Month: September 2007
I like to think I’ve got some cool tricks up my sleeves for rainy days. But I’m still open to adding to my repertoire.Take these adorable shadow puppets from Owly Shadow Puppets.
I’m always intrigued by Asian art traditions, not only because my mother is Chinese, but because, let’s face it — the stuff is absolutely gorgeous. And this hand-dyed baby kimono from Itty Bitty Lady Bug is no exception.
I can rationalize almost any purse purchase, even though the price tag might be a bit (okay, way) higher than I should be spending on a bag.
As I sit here, gazing at my four month-old as she sucks the end of a silver rattle, I know I’m doing the right thing in limiting the mass-produced plastic garbage that enters our house. And enters her hands. And thus, enters her mouth. My latest focus: Dolls.
While there’s no shortage of layettes out there for sale, I’m always on the lookout for items that are worthy of being handed down through the generations.
Considering a mobile is essentially the centerpiece of your nursery, parents might consider putting as much thought into it as the bedding. But alas, most people just settle for the lame mass-produced mobiles that the big baby stores merchandise along with the cribs.
I was never a fan of sentimental jewelry but now, look what you’ve done to me, motherhood! Suddenly anything that reminds me of my kids has entered the consideration set.
Do not adjust your screens. Yes, this is Cool Mom Picks.
Only a little prettier (we hope).
There is certainly more frivolous girlie-girl, princessy, pink, ridiculous kidswear out there than you know. And actually, you don’t want to know.