Here are some links that have been brightening our week. We hope you like them too.
Marvel’s next Iron Man comic is going to look a little different and it’s awesome. (But perhaps their writers should look a little different too?)
We’re all paying close attention to Simone Biles as the next breakout US gymnast superstar — and the other remarkable young athletes who are going to bring it home this summer!
Speaking of which, take a listen to our latest episode about little girls, bikinis, and body-shaming…or is it?
Still laughing at these 9 worst children’s TV shows that parents of the 2000’s survived.
Amazing mission from some of our very favorite dad bloggers: Please check out Dads 4 Kessem. We can’t believe what they’re doing to help kids with cancer.
The new TOMS shoes Where We Give collection which celebrates a different country each season.
Speaking of which, Liz just bought her first TOMS shoes thanks to a big sale and Kate’s recommendations for stylish, comfortable summer wedges and she’s in love. How awesome are these black canvas TOMS wedges? Grab them now for 25% off!
More bargains: Check out the huge dress sale at Nordstrom!. How cute is this flattering floral Vince Camuto dress?
Live in NYC or visiting this summer? Check out these 15 kid-friendly Manhattan restaurants with outdoor seating.
We love the Intentional Summer Challenge series for families on the NY Times Well Blog.
The Daddy Diaries: Nice new dad blog with a literary bent.
A fun new Twitter feed for the entertainment obsessed: Nerd Garbage Pitches.
And very happy birthday to Kristen and Liz’s oldest daughters who just celebrated birthdays this week. Without them we wouldn’t be moms — and you wouldn’t be reading Cool Mom Picks.
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