Web Coolness – back to school tech ideas, chefs help you with school lunches, and standing up to sexism

Hostess with the Mostess anniversaryHere are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too.


It’s time to put on makeup..or maybe just some Muppet-inspired nail polish?

Don’t miss our ongoing Back to School Tech series, with apps and gadgets to make this school year easier.

See why Kristen is crushing for her Baggu Bags.

No, we aren’t buying snack-sized treats yet, but we couldn’t resist sharing this amazing Vintage Halloween Party on Hostess with the Mostess. (and Happy 5th Anniversary to HWTM!)

How to be a Man–it’s more than what you think. Great read for moms of boys.

Also, our editor Liz takes on the drama caused by one offensive shirt and why sexism is complicated, even in 2011. 

NYC chefs share what goes in their kids’ lunchboxes.

Read this inspiring story
about a family dealing with pediatric cancer, and what they hope to do
for other families. And to our North Carolina readers? Check out this fundraising event on the 17th.

Crafty mamas: Check out this great reason to head to Orlando in October.

Peek into this crystal ball to see how we’ll live in 2020. Hint: Adios, dining room.

Our kids’ music download of the week is by one of our favorite kid-hop artists, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and is perfect for the new school year. Oh, and, best of all,  it’s free!

Read all about it: Here is where you can grab a copy of The Design*Sponge Newspaper!

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Cool Mom Staff

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

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