I Can Practically Smell the Pineapples

I Can Practically Smell the Pineapples

This fun, handmade hula pattern skirt from mom-owned One Little Monkey is the perfect garment to herald the arrival of summer, if only because it’s 180 degrees from any sort of uptight school uniform or requisite navy gym shorts. If for some crazy reason your...
Handmade Rocks Our World

Handmade Rocks Our World

If you’re the hippest of the hip and the trendiest of the trendy, you’re probably already sporting the semi-precious gemstone jewelry look. For the rest of us who have been meaning to buy a piece or two (but all that mothering stuff gets in the way), we...
The Muse of Children’s Fashion

The Muse of Children’s Fashion

Some people you just want to hate. For example, a former model-turned-mom who still looks like a model. But when you get to know her a bit and find out she’s also nice and cool and smart and has a great kid, AND designs unbelievably awesome childrens clothes,...
Pour Some Sugar on Me

Pour Some Sugar on Me

While we love the monogrammed and personalized everything for kids these days, we’re always on the prowl for something that says “my mom thinks out of the box.” We may have stumbled upon just that over at Sugar Roux. A stay-at-home-mom to two under...
Have Your Cake and Rock To It Too

Have Your Cake and Rock To It Too

“Cake,” a new music video from Charity and the JAMband previewed May 24 on the Indie Food Channel. What a great way to check out one of our favorite new discoveries in children’s music. Charity, the founder of the San Francisco-based JAMband, has been rocking...
Build Your Own Blocks

Build Your Own Blocks

We come across quite a few personalized products at CMP. Apparently if you put someone’s kid’s name on something no matter how useless or inane (monogrammed bottle sterilizer, anyone?) it’s a surefire hit. By far the coolest customization we’ve...
Traveling with More Leg Room

Traveling with More Leg Room

Looking for a fun and cheap way to show your kids the sights of Europe without leaving your living room? Check out these reprinted vintage books by children’s author and amazing illustrator Miroslav Sasek..Have afternoon tea and scones while browsing colorful...
Say it With Your Necklace

Say it With Your Necklace

I like to think that the jewelry I wear says a lot about who I am – stylish, funky, and a little bit crazy. However, there’s something to be said about jewelry that sends a message. Literally. Rustic Relic Designs, the studio of artist Sarah...
No More Fighting Over Old Tees

No More Fighting Over Old Tees

I found the perfect solution fighting over the old way-too-small-yet- still-kind-of-cute-and-comfy Air Force Academy shirt that my husband refuses to get rid of. Instead of allowing it collect dust in the huge box labeled “Old tees that I’m forced to save...

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