Whichever social media site you like to frequent, we’re probably there too — making sure you don’t miss our favorite posts, sharing great deals and discounts we come across, or just freaking out about Game of Thrones. (Those zombie children, whoa!) Plus, we just like saying hi to you all! So find us on: Facebook @coolmompicks Twitter @coolmompicks Pinterest @coolmompicks Instagram @coolmompicks YouTube @coolmompicks Easy! And if you subscribe to our free newsletter, you’ll get access to our favorite picks of the month, helpful parenting tips and tricks, free apps, hot fashion finds, and subscriber-only deals and giveaways. Bonus: If you subscribe now and make sure...Read More
Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too. We’re so excited to launch our 10th (!) annual Mother’s Day gift guide. This video with Sean Hayes (of Will and Grace fame) is our new favorite thing on the Internet. (via Isabel Kallman) A frustrated mom looking for the fabric with the two female Big Hero Six characters sparks a movement to encourage toymakers and manufacturers to #IncludetheGirls. Such an important read: Why an award winning principal feels she must retire early. Lots of great reasons to shop indie this Mother’s...Read More
Web Coolness: Easter and Passover fun, parenting fails we can relate to, and Mad Men the Untold Story
Here are our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you like them too. Fun last minute Easter crafts and printables, and Easter coloring pages. 5 fantastic Passover dessert recipes. How to make Peeps Sushi. Make-ahead Easter brunch recipes. Liz shares social media privacy tips with Real Simple. A terrific list of children’s books for social good. Why Kristen put away her smartphone around her kids for a week. (It’s not judgy, promise!) Did we get you on April Fool’s Day? It’s okay, you can admit it. Funny parenting fails: You fill in the pictures. Buzzfeed...Read More
The Pinterest feed changes: How to see more of what you want to see. And why you’ll never see all of it.
Over the past few months, the most beloved social media site among the bloggers we know and trust, Pinterest, has made some notable changes that have us all scratching our heads. It started with Pinterest querying us on our interests last year, which was soon followed by lots of recommendations for “picked for you” pins that may or not have anything to do with stuff we like. But recently we realized, sometimes we’re not seeing anything we like at all. In our own feeds. How is that? Well, we started digging and there seem to be some really odd Pinterest feed changes, that are lessening our experience...Read More
Whichever social media site is your poison, we’re there, making sure you don’t miss our favorite posts, breaking deals and last-minute discounts, random fun from around the internet, and sometimes just jokes about oh, whatever TV is on at that particular moment. (Hint: You won’t want to miss Kristen commandeering Twitter during Oscars night.) Plus our favorite part: we love hearing from you and getting to chat back! So find us on… Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram Google Plus RSS if you like our posts delivered right to your inbox. And if you subscribe to our newsletter…well, just get ready for some really fun changes. We’re...Read More
Cool Mom Picks on Facebook and beyond, so you never miss that one awesome post you’ve been waiting for.
Yes, it’s true, we love Facebook, we love Twitter, we love social media in general, which is where you’ll find us every day, passing our favorite can’t-miss posts from Cool Mom Picks. Plus there’s more, like awesome sales, helpful tips, fashion picks, and other cool links from around the web. Even fun conversations with our community. Hey, our Facebook fans are awesome, what can se say. Take a second and follow us on your favorite social media of choice. Facebook! Twitter! Pinterest! Instagram! You can even subscribe to our feed, which delivers our posts right to your inbox so you never miss even one. Because that could be the...Read More
Here are some of the things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. Hope you like them too. It’s National Pie Day! Who’s going to make us this salted caramel apple pie? Congrats to our own Kristen Chase for making one of Buzzfeed’s 43 parents to follow on Instagram. (Not that we’re not biased or anything, but it makes us laugh too.) Ever feel like you’re too old for pop music? Hilarious criticism of Goodnight Moon. Or at least the bedroom. Hooray for another cool book for kids featuring a strong female heroine. Should you let your son wear...Read More
Whichever social media site you prefer, we’re probably there, passing on the same posts you see here… and more! That more might include links to cool articles, tips for great sales, or just a chance to say “hello!” to us. Find us at: Facebook! Twitter! Pinterest! Instagram! And if you subscribe to our newsletter, you’ll get our new Etsy Pick of the Week email, along with of our monthly picks, cool tips and tricks, and subscriber-only deals....Read More
Whichever social media site you prefer, we’re probably there, passing on the same posts you see here… and more! That more might include links to cool articles, tips for great sales, or photos of our Editor Liz and Kristen’s adventures with their kids. Or new haircuts. (The important things, people). Find us on: Facebook! Twitter! Pinterest! Instagram! And subscribe to our newsletter for rad monthly e-mailings of our monthly picks, cool tips, and subscriber-only deals. We’ve got exciting new things happening in 2015, so keeping up with us on social media is the best way to ensure you don’t miss a...Read More
Obsessed with Pinterest as we are? Follow us for great ideas like these from our site and beyond. 1. One of the easiest, most adorable DIY Christmas gifts from kids. 2. Nice ideas for gift-wrapping a bottle of wine. 3. If you’re heading out of town, you might need this cool gadget for travelers. 4. Great last minute gift idea for guys. 5. Perfect New Year’s Eve jewelry....Read More