Web Coolness – Maurice Sendak, Mother’s Day do-gooding, and great multicultural books for kids

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you like them too.

Maurice Sendak party

In remembrance, of Maurice Sendak, some of our favorite Maurice Sendak books for kids and parents to enjoy together.

For future generations of “Maxes,” we love this Wild Rumpus Birthday Party idea.

You can honor someone this Mother’s Day besides your own mother. Check out Liz’s post about some organizations she supports and then feel free to add your own. Also, considering paying it forward to a mama of a special needs child.

Don’t miss these wonderful, free Mother’s Day ecards for diverse families who don’t fit the traditional model (whatever that means anymore).

Motherhood in six words from some of the smartest, funniest bloggers on the web. Must read!

Pinterest board of the week: Some great “food for thought” for Mother’s Day breakfast-in-bed.


We’d love to take a seat on one of Jeppe Hein’s amazingly creative public benches!


Flying solo on Mother’s Day? How do you celebrate with the kids if your spouse or partner is away.


This week, The Kristen Chase Show tackles the topic of sex and motherhood. Spoiler: no ones suggests aspirin as birth control. 


Love these eight ideas from Simple Kids to help kids learn to respect other cultures.

Minneapolis readers: Don’t miss the fun, awesome Okee Dokee Brothers‘ free CD release concert at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park at 11am on next Saturday, May 19.

Season 2 of Pregnant in Heels kicks off Tuesday on Bravo. Will you be watching?


Find some wonderful stories commemorating Asian-Pacific American Awareness Month at Blogher.

It’s the final days to enter our Mother’s Day Gift Guide giveaway from the Honest Co. Good luck!



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