Web Coolness: Mom-baby Halloween costume ideas, LEGO girls we’d love to see, and the best children’s books of 2013

Here are some of our favorite finds on the web this week. We hope you like them too.

If you’re a new parent, check out these 10 great mom-baby Halloween costume ideas perfect for babies in slings. (And yes, they’re perfect for dads, too.)

Catch our Publisher Kristen Chase on the Today Show being charming and funny with Hoda and Kathie Lee, even when talking about disciplining kids. We want more!

One perspective you might not have considered: how the government shutdown is affecting sick children.

Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list includes American Express, Citibank, Dell, HP, and General Mills.

Smart tips for simplifying kids’ birthday parties.

You thought Snapchat was bad? If your kids are mobile, here are 4 apps kids are using that parents must know about for safety reasons.

Gandhi quote print from Red Post Box | Cool Mom Picks

Great quotes from Gandhi to celebrate his birthday this week. (Gandhi quote print via Red Post Box on Etsy.)

Why women nest during pregnancy.

Tolkien Fans: Art of the Hobbit looks wonderful.

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese!

Badass LEGO Girls | Cool Mom Picks

Love this collection of “Badass LEGO girls” made by a 3 year old. Nice follow up to the female LEGO scientist minifig.

5 things that make a home happy.

Awesome infographic on the best children’s books of 2013 and how to pick the right one for your child.

Pinterest board of the week: Design Therapy’s Baby Room board is filled with beautiful inspiration.

 

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1 Comment

  • Reply October 4, 2013

    Marie

    Great post! Those baby sling costumes are SO cute! Can’t wait to give one a try for my newborn.

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