Cool Mom Picks readers have a heart

Cool Mom Picks readers have a heart

Valentine’s Day has come and gone and now, a week later, we just want to say thank you thank you thank you for your absolutely overwhelming support for our artist-created color-your-own Valentine’s Day cards we put together with Etsy. The numbers are in...
The grass is always cleaner

The grass is always cleaner

I must confess that there have been a few times over the last five years as a mother that I have reluctantly resigned myself to a really ugly product because its function was just that important to my daily sanity. But thank goodness we rarely have to do that anymore....
Wallpaper is back, baby

Wallpaper is back, baby

When I hear the word wallpaper, it conjures up really bad images of this odd looking flower pattern that completely covered my bathroom wall growing up. It a nutshell – it scares me. But thanks to advances in technology and design, wallpaper is again becoming a...
Mondo murals for your mini Matisse

Mondo murals for your mini Matisse

My daughter is a normal three-year-old: obsessed with being big, doing grown-up things, and wearing leotards for 90% of her life. Okay, so maybe the leotard thing isn’t normal, but it’s no wonder she gets bored with the same old princess coloring books and...
A natural way to keep the lice away. (Ew. I know.)

A natural way to keep the lice away. (Ew. I know.)

I first discovered Fairy Tales Hair Care when our one awesome local kids hair cutter – the one who didn’t cut my girls’ bangs on a 45-degree angle with what I imagine to be a rusty butter knife – insisted that it was the greatest stuff on...
Brooklyn in da Playhouse

Brooklyn in da Playhouse

I’m not sure when exactly my humble borough of Brooklyn, New York became cool, but there seems to be evidence of it, from the occasional celebrity sightings in my local diner, to people saying, “oh you live in Brooklyn? Cool.” So while a line of...
Boots that don’t make you say Ugh

Boots that don’t make you say Ugh

The chic streets of Manhattan on foul weather days belong to Hunter Boots this year. These all-weather, all-natural rubber wellies in colors from pine green to flashy silver are keeping the annoyingly toned calves of stylish New Yorkers warm and dry everywhere I look....

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