One Sling Fits All

One Sling Fits All

With all the love that I have professed for the pouch sling, it definitely has one downside: It’s made to fit you and only you, which isn’t so great when it’s your spouse’s turn to take the sleepy baby off your hands. So I was definitely...
The One Time the Babies Kiss the Candidate

The One Time the Babies Kiss the Candidate

Given the wide range of Presidential candidates still in the running this year, why not add one more? I love the Me for President layered tee from Wrybaby’s limited edition political collection. Depending on your perspective, the tee or bib are either a vote of...
Armored & Dangerous

Armored & Dangerous

I cannot tell you how glad I am to be out of the spitty drooly baby stage. Or maybe I should say my shirts are glad. Even with the loads of burp cloths I collected over almost four years of parenting, I still ended up with cruddy spit-up on my...
Sing Your Math

Sing Your Math

One of my few claims to fame is that I can sing the twelve cranial nerves to the tune of My Favorite Things. Hey, it got me an A in anatomy and physiology. Chances are, you’ve used music to try to remember things too. Um. Like the alphabet? So you can’t...
Obama? Hillary? Duck?

Obama? Hillary? Duck?

I admit that my eyes have been glued to the Presidential debates and caucuses, much to the chagrin of my Noggin-addicted three-year-old. So instead of fighting about when she gets to watch the Backyardigans next, I’m going to get her fired up about a better...
Show the Love All Year Long

Show the Love All Year Long

We’re certainly not anti-Valentine’s Day here at Cool Mom Picks; I mean what crazy person is going to turn down an excuse to eat chocolates and get flowers? But we like to think that if you’re going to stock up on holiday-type stuff...
That’s Kangaroo Rat to You

That’s Kangaroo Rat to You

With the gaggles of educational animal shows and books out there, the cows, chickens, and puppy dogs of my childhood have been replaced with orangutans, meerkats, and my daughter’s current favorite, chinchillas. When not just any old farm animal...
Stick It To The Kids

Stick It To The Kids

When I sent my older daughter off to day care, I scrawled her initials on masking tape and stuck these makeshift labels haphazardly on her bottles, thinking that ought to suffice. Oh, how wrong I was. Some of her things never made it home, and those that did were...

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