Higher Standards

Higher Standards

Here at Cool Mom Picks, we feel you get what you pay for. That is why we recommend the Swiss-made Svan highchair for the practical parent who’d rather coordinate with her dinner table than with her baby’s bouncy seat. The Svan is a bit pricey compared to...
Put Some Funk in Your Junk

Put Some Funk in Your Junk

This funky rocker, called the Giddyup Ozlo, blows away those tired old wooden rocking horses that come in such exciting shades as tan and brown *yawn*. Sure earth tones are stylish and popular right now but we’re talking kid gear, peeps. Given a choice between...
What a Bitch

What a Bitch

Around the time our second son was born, I came across an amazing book, The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth About Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage, a collection of essays edited by Cathi Hanauer. Pieces by Hope Edelman, Elissa Schappell, and...
The Joy of Sox

The Joy of Sox

Nothing is cuter than a tiny pair of newborn socks. We all oooh and aaah over the little delicacies at baby showers in all their teeny glory, but the reality of socks is that they suck. It’s a neverending battle line drawn in the sandbox between Moms and their...
The Three Filthiest Words: Bathing Suit Season

The Three Filthiest Words: Bathing Suit Season

If you’re like me, childbirth left you with a sorry excuse for a tummy and a profound fear of garments ending in the suffix -ini. Praise be Malia Mills, perhaps the only swimwear designer who recognizes we aren‚Äôt all built like coke-snorting cover girls. The...
The Mod Hatter: Contest for a Cause

The Mod Hatter: Contest for a Cause

mod*mom, that mama with the hippest, most happening retro-modern design blog, is on the lookout for those of you with a good eye and a big heart. You see mod*mom, also known as Kristen (no relation to CMP’s Kristen), was diagnosed earlier this year with breast...
Lullabies for EMOmmies

Lullabies for EMOmmies

Music is very important to us here at Cool Mom Picks Headquarters, even more important, rock-a-bye’ing our babies to sleep with style. The Innocence Mission’s newest record, “Now the Day is Over“, is a collection of classics and original songs...
Binky Bling

Binky Bling

Admit it, the only reason to stick around for the whole gift-opening shebang at baby showers is to make sure no present receives bigger oohs and ahhs than yours. Let’s just say your title of World’s Most Awesome Gift Giver will never be challenged when the hipster...

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