Web Coolness: Fall craft projects for kids, DIY cardboard Halloween costumes, stunning portraits of autism

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. Hope you like them too.

DIY leaf project for kids on Handmade Charlotte | Cool Mom Picks

Awesome fall craft project for kids: DIY leaf animals.

A father’s beautiful portraits of his autistic son.

Fascinating infographic on the rise of moms as the head of household.

We’re longtime fans of artist Lisa Congdon and we want to help spread the word about a company that’s plagiarising artists, including her own work and how to help.

I Used To Sleep handlettering by Jason Vanderberg | Cool Mom Picks

We’re admiring Jason Vanderberg’s hand-lettering, especially this piece which strikes a chord. Ahem.

Are parents happier than non-parents? Interesting statistics in Lisa Belkin’s HuffPost column.

Wonderful ideas on Parent Hacks for small purchases that make a big difference

A complete list of NYC skating rinks, perfect for locals and tourists this winter.

Inspiring children’s playrooms. Dreamy!

child's chair DIY project from IKEA Hackers | Cool Mom Picks

Adorable DIY child’s chair project on IKEA Hackers.

One more reason to buy the hot parenting book of the year.

Pinterest board of the week: DIY cardboard costumes from Cardboard Collective

airmail costume by studio diy | cool mom picks

(Air mail costume via Studio DIY)

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