Web Coolness – floating pools, homemade rocketship, and finding balance between work and home

pool in NYCHere are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too.

CMP-and-toddler fave Eebee has a free video download about water play just in time for summer. 
A floating pool in the rivers of New York City? Dare to dream. . .

Interesting perspective on achieving balance as a working mother. 
Creepy or hilarious? We’ll let you decide with these most-unusual family portraits.

This dad-built rocket ship swing set and playhouse is totally out of this world. 

We love Charlie Hope’s voice, and we think you’ll love this free download off her latest CD.

Art from Netflix envelopes? You’ll never look at those little red envelopes the same way again.

Check out why Kristen loves these eco-friendly bath toys.

If you can’t wait for the movie, get a sneak peak of the upcoming Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Part 2 set

Who knew little paper airplanes could make such a decorative statement? 

Cool Mom Staff

We spend our time looking for cool stuff so you don't have to. Hope this one fits the bill.


  • They had one of those pools a few blocks from where we lived in Berlin. Unfortunately, we never went. It didn’t seem like the place that welcomed kids splashing around and you had to pay by the hour for using it.

  • Reply July 8, 2011


    Thanks for this post! I loved the working mom BlogHer post about saying “no.”

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