It Isn’t Just For Breakfast Anymore

It Isn’t Just For Breakfast Anymore

Summer is citrus season, as evidenced by the aisles of the local grocery store and the newest two-piece set from online boutique Sophia Carolina. Mom-slash-designer Sophia has paired this flouncy, juicy, good-enough-to-drink skirt with a simple white tank that’s...
Tattoo You

Tattoo You

While the CMP staff has a bit of an irreverent streak, we do draw the line at tattooing your children. Unless the tattoo reads MOM in which case…no. No no no. No tattooing babies. But we can support the Mom Tattoo tee from Small Roar. This is a real mom and pop...
Hats On!

Hats On!

I love hats. Looooove. My poor kid has a different hat for every hour of the day, every occasion, and every nap-time. So when I happened uponBabyfairiesand their oh-so-adorable-headgear, I died. I seriously fell to the floor and convulsed from the cuteness. (Okay not...
Kid Tested, Vegan Approved

Kid Tested, Vegan Approved

As a friend of several vegans, I know how challengingit can be for them to find acceptable shoes, let alone ones for their kiddos. And whilethe soft-soled booties seem to be the way to go,the leather obviously presents a problem. Isabooties to the rescue. These shoes...
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...

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