Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like this every day from our site and beyond. 1. A quote we all need to hear more often. 2. The outrageous playroom our kids wish they had. 3. It’s not a lip balm – it’s better. 4. A perfect (and easy) DIY for kids for the summer months 5. We need to eat this. Immediately. Maybe...Read More
Web Coolness: Grumpy Cat pancakes, a high-fashion rainbow loom dress, birth photos on Facebook, and more.
Here’s what we’ve been reading around the web this week. Hope you enjoy them too. Cracking up over these Grumpy Cat pancakes. Download: Dan Zanes’s first ever greatest hits album. A beautiful letter to a child about finding balance as a mom. Going viral: 99 texting acronyms every parent should know Congrats to our editor Liz, one of Mom.me’s Top 50 mom bloggers. Very well deserved. (Also, she has some thoughts on lists like this–and who was left out.) Copycat Kandinsky paintings with your kids. Easy and we love the results. Another kind of crafting: could a rainbow loom dress be worth $250,000? (And you know...Read More
If you haven’t yet noticed from the humidity, the complaints about the humidity, and the abundance of ice cream requests to beat the humidity, summer is in full force. So we are so excited to be partnering with the one and only Martha Stewart as one of the site’s official bloggers for their Savor Summer project. Think of it like a big online crafting party. And you don’t even have to bring us a bottle of chilled wine or anything. On Martha Stewart, on our own site, and on other excellent blogs, you’ll find all sorts of cool crafts, projects and DIY inspiration...Read More
Posted by Liz Gumbinner | Jul 11, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these daily. 1. The designer shoes we’ve woken up dreaming about. Not even kidding. 2. Love this decor idea for a kids’ bathroom. 3. Holy Mojito recipe! 4. Coolest looking babyproofing idea for your outlets. 5. Need a laugh? This should do it. Are you a type geek? Check out our new typography and design board for lots...Read More
Web Coolness: Pantone skin colors, the case for handwritten lists, and the one-ingredient ice cream everyone is buzzing about.
Here’s what we’ve been reading around the Web this week. Hope you enjoy it too. Pantone skin colors. [via DesignMom] Good news for pregnant women over 33. Our editor Liz’s beautiful love letter to her daughter on her birthday. Get the tissues. Oh Joy’s video series on how to dress your bump and still look great. The perfect earrings for active summer days The one-ingredient ice cream that’s taken the Internet by storm. The exploding spices video: Show your kids, they’ll love it. How NOT to prepare your kids for a big move. Would you use this way to keep...Read More
Web Coolness: Where to watch the fireworks, the PSA everyone is talking about, and a very unorthodox way to unplug with the family.
Here are our favorite links we’ve been reading around the Web this week. Hope you like them too. If your Fourth of July plans get rained out or you just need to get babies in bed, here’s where to watch the fireworks in NYC–or Boston, Chicago, or DC right from home. Too funny: What if Independence Day never happened? [via designmom] We chatted with the Washington Post about some fun, inexpensive or free things to do with kids this summer that they’ll actually love. Yum: Delicious Red, White & Blue treats that we think will be good long past the 4th. The perfect cocktail napkins for summer entertaining...Read More
Posted by Liz Gumbinner | Jun 27, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these every day. 1. Some of the best Instagram photos of kids and what we can learn from them. 2. Words every tween and teen daughter should read. 3. Healthy, yummy homemade popsicle recipe. Yes please! 4. Gorgeous kids’ room decor inspiration 5. Shoes to live in this summer....Read More
Posted by Cool Mom Staff | Jun 20, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find fun pins like this every day. 1. Pro tips for building better sand castles. 2. Perfect recipe to bookmark for summer cooling off. 3. Our new favorite fashion accessory: If you have a phone, you need this. 4. Check out these sexy summer shoes for date night. 5. A no-frizz hair solution we swear by this time of year. Ready to get some Vitamin D? Our Outdoor Play Pinterest board has lots of toys and...Read More
Posted by Cool Mom Staff | Jun 13, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! You’ll find cool picks like these every day from our site and beyond. 1. Look what these vintage action figures have become. 2. Probably the most beautifully designed free printables for Father’s Day we’ve seen. 3. We’ve been waiting for this Star Wars book sequel. 4. Great last minute gift idea for Dad from the kids that’s easy and free. (Two things we like together, a lot.) 5. If you don’t make your own video for him, play this Father’s Day video for a dad in your life. Tissues optional, but recommended. Want more ideas?...Read More
Posted by Liz Gumbinner | Jun 6, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like these every day from our site and beyond. As you can see, we have Father’s Day on the brain this week. Also, hot accessories. 1. Love this how-to for paper airplane cards. Perfect for kids to give to dads. 2. Liz is filing this gorgeous summer necklace in her Want category. 3. The super sexy designer shoes that Kristen is coveting. Rowr. 4. World’s coolest cookie cutters? We’ll go with yes. 5. Sweet Father’s Day photo book idea. Sniff And for more inspiration, don’t miss our board dedicated to...Read More
Posted by Cool Mom Staff | May 23, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then discover cool finds like these daily. 1. Love this print from Emily McDowell that’s perfect for a grad gift. 2. Awesome burger recipes for your holiday weekend BBQ. Mmm…meat. 3. Summer fashion: The cute tote on our wishlists. 4. A great app just for kids to tell their own story about their family vacation. 5. The app to get you more motivated to...Read More
Posted by Cool Mom Staff | May 16, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool picks like these every day. 1. A clever gift for kids at a really great price. 2. Terrific app to help eliminate the baby book guilt. 3. We can think of a few dads who would be thrilled with this as a Father’s Day gift. 4. A new twist on a custom locket that we’re all flipping for. 5. You’d better believe we’ll all be wearing one of these this summer, for more reasons than one. Speaking of Father’s Day, be sure to follow our board on the coolest Father’s Day...Read More
Posted by Liz Gumbinner | May 9, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then catch fun finds like these every day from our site and beyond. 1. How to turn a bottle of wine into a more special gift. 2. Ooh, nice jewelry find from Kristen on Shopbop. 3. Such a cool baby gift spotted on Etsy. 4. Great hack for how to write perfect letters on a cake, which we can never do. 5. Ninja mom trophy. Enough...Read More
Posted by Cool Mom Staff | May 2, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Here are some our faves from this week. Follow us for more like this every day. 1. Can’t stop laughing at this Mother’s Day card. 2. A Mother’s Day brunch recipe to die for. 3. Very cute party decoration idea. 4. Best ever family portrait. We want one! 5. Super hot handbag for spring and summer on our...Read More
Posted by Cool Mom Staff | Apr 25, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool pins like this every day. 1. A charging kit for every traveler that happens to be the prettiest we’ve seen. 2. Keepsake mom jewelry that’s subtle and symbolic. 3. Cute sandals we’re coveting. 4. Thinking entertaining? Here’s a fabulous party idea. (Though probably not for the kids. 5. The perfect sentimental Mother’s Day gift idea for a mom or a...Read More
Posted by Liz Gumbinner | Apr 18, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! We’re fun. Plus, you’ll find cool pins like these every day. And don’t forget to check out our Easter Pinterest board for tons of last minute Easter recipes, crafts for kids, gifts and more. 1. Will someone please buy us this gorgeous jewelry for Mother’s Day? You don’t even have to be our kids. 2. An easy Easter craft for kids that you can eat when you’re done. 3. Great grandma gift from the kids. 4. . The newest tech gadget we can’t leave home without. 5. Get ready for warm weather these with...Read More
Posted by Cool Mom Staff | Apr 11, 2014 |
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us! Then find cool, useful, or just fun ideas like these every day. 1. Fun Easter egg hunt signs kit: Buy or make your own. 2. An awesome Mother’s Day gift idea from the kids. (Are you thinking Mother’s Day yet?) 3. Best ever doormat. Yes, a doormat. 4. Amazing street art in an unlikely place. 5. Love this new baby gift courtesy Laurie Berkner....Read More
It’s Friday, and we’ve rounded up our favorite links for the week for you to enjoy as much as we did. Have a great weekend! Terrific Easter egg DIY. With tattoos. Add it to all the other Easter egg decorating ideas we love. The new Frozen dolls are going for more than $1000 on eBay. Our readers have a lot to say about that. Laughing at this funny blog post about push presents. Great advice on how to raise inquisitive kids. Bookmark: Helpful advice on choosing the best Instagram collage app. Why some parents do over-the-top ridiculous things to delight our children....Read More
Web Coolness: Children as women through history, the history of pink, and the case for not “leaning in.”
It’s Friday, which means it’s time for our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we all have. This fun photo series models children as great female role models through history. [h/t buzzfeed] Speaking of which, Happy 80th birthay to Jane Goodall! Did we get you with this April Fool’s joke on Cool Mom Tech? (Sorry!) Why people associate pink with girls. (For the record, we’ve always thought boys look great in pink.) A case for not leaning in and more sanity in our lives. Top children’s book authors and illustrate protest excessive school testing, including...Read More
Posted by Liz Gumbinner | Mar 28, 2014 |
Are you obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Make sure you’re following us to catch all our daily picks plus the coolest tech finds from around the web. 1. Now those are some cool free printables for kids. 2. A classic kids game reinterpreted beautifully in wood. 3. A sloth phone case that we totally need. 4. The modern dollhouse that all our kids are pining for. 5. We want this gorgeous designer tote bag so badly. Look at that...Read More
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