Web Coolness – Important causes, dolled-up ponies, and our very own Cool Mom Picks Readeez

My Little Edward ScissorhandsHere are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too.


We’re cracking up over these pop-icon inspired sculptures by Mari Kasurinen that use My Little Pony as the muse.

Cool Mom Picks has its very own Readeez! Many thanks to Michael Rachap for creating this for us.

Chicago bans crib bumpers making it the first city to do so. Who’s next?

This smile-inducing video from Operation Smile’s medical mission to Brazil is our feel-good pick of the week.

For this weekend and beyond, an important post about teaching our children about 9/11.

Vote in Uncommon Goods Jewelry Design Challenge and have a say in what new products they’ll carry.

You’ve got to see this video of a group of moms who shave their heads to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. And, DC mamas, check them out on the 21st as they do it again.

The Burning House is an interesting, poignant and sometimes LOL funny peak at what people would take with them if they had to flee their homes suddenly. (via Design Mom)

Take KaBOOM!’s Pledge to Save Play in our Schools and get a nifty PDF booklet with great actionable ideas for increasing the amount of play our kids get every day.

Love Indie Fixx’s roundup of free Back-to-School Printables with everything from calendars, book marks and homework planners to help you in the new school year.

Cool Mom Staff

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