Web Coolness – Valentines ideas, Chinese New Year with Kids, and some required reading for parents

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


International Ice and Snow Festival


Need to get ready for Valentine’s Day? Don’t miss our huge Valentine collection of cards, gifts, treats, and other goodies to love. And don’t miss our Valentine’s tech gift picks too!

Think you’ve seen enough winter? Wait until you see this other-worldly winter wonderland at the International Ice and Snow Festival.



Today is National Girl Scout Cookie Day: Those of you in New York City can even follow the truck route to grab some to get you through the storm. Follow them on Twitter at #onemorebox (Oh, if only we could stop there.)

Get ready to enjoy your family more by doing less with the month-long MinCamp beginning in March, by the authors of the upcoming book, Minimalist Parenting.

So much to think about when we read Liz’s words on the role of dads in Super Bowl commercials.


It’s coming this weekend! Five ways to celebrate the Chinese New Year with kids.


Our days in the trenches of parenthood won’t last forever, as Kristen was reminded. Required reading for parents.


A Love Letter to Age Eleven: Beautiful thoughts from a mama to her growing girl.


Pinterest Board of the Week: Rhea St. Julien’s “Love” board is one to…well, love.

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