Here are some things we’ve been reading around the web this week. Hope you like them too.


Happy Cinco de Mayo! Check out this video with the easiest recipes ever for your fiesta (plus a genius tip to keep guac from turning brown).

So many Mother’s Day ideas, with only a week left!  Don’t miss:

Fabulous gift ideas from a new mom for other new moms on their first Mother’s Day

Fierce feminist Mother’s Day gifts for empowered moms

13 fantastic Mother’s Day gifts all under $20 that don’t feel cheap at all

9 gorgeous homemade food gifts for Mother’s Day. Yum. (Including the genius “Mom’s the Bomb” cake from Handmade Charlotte, above. And yes, she gives detailed instructions!)

12 truly cool handmade Mother’s Day gifts from the kids

How to get a handmade Mother’s Day bouquet delivery for 20% off

10 cool Mother’s Day gifts for any mom with a smartphone or tablet. (Hi! All of us!)


Mother's Day jewelry that gives back: Guilded Grey Swarovski Crystal Drop Earrings: Each pair helps support new parents through the GOOD+ foundation

We hope you’ll check out these gorgeous, affordable earrings for a special Mother’s Day gift. We not only scored you an amazing discount from our partner Guilded Grey, but we worked with them to donate $10 from every purchase to one of our favorite charities that supports babies and US families.

Another great deal for Mother’s Day: I Am Elemental Superhero figures 20% off with code SUPERMOM. (Love the “Courage” figure.)

Check out Molly Sims’ curated list of baby gifts on eBay for a new mom on Mother’s Day, with 10-15% of each purchase going to support Baby2Baby

There’s still time to order some of these personalized Mother’s Day keepsake gifts

These hilarious Mother’s Day cards have us laughing til we pee. (Which is actually pretty easy postpartum.)


The upcoming PANS film  by Rebecca Woolf is a female twist on Peter Pan

Peter Pan gets a feminist twist in PANS, a film by author, mom blogger + CMP friend Rebecca Woolf. (Plus, it stars Sydney Park from Walking Dead!) Support it now on Kickstarter.

Another project we’re excited to support: Season 2 of Creative Thursday, the Show by Etsy star Marisa Anne Cummings. Inspiration galore for makers, creators, and creative people of all kinds.

Gabourey Sidibe’s new memoir looks like a perfect book for our girls — and for us.

This incredible 14 year old artist has some future!

The 50 best places for new dads to work in 2017. Go Etsy!

Handmaid’s Tale was renewed for a second season. (If we can handle it.)

The viral You May Want to Marry My Husband column from Amy Krouse Rosenthal is already in a Hollywood bidding war for movie rights. Oof.

Cute DIY pom pom Mother's Day craft by Marla Meredith

Adorable pom pom Mother’s Day craft! Find the instructions at Marla Meredith.

Are sad dads the new Hollywood trend? Oy.

A chat app you should watch out for, parents.

The story that will make your day. Tissues optional…but recommended

We admit it: We can’t help but gawk at photos of Princess Charlotte’s birthday party.

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