Happy Grandparents Day!

Happy Grandparents Day!

Hooray for grandparents! They’re our lifelines, our pinch hitters, our source of inspiration, and the needed yin to our “no, you can’t have another cookie” yang. So in honor of Grandparents Day today, we thought we’d showcase some of our...
Cool adoption announcements? Reader Q&A

Cool adoption announcements? Reader Q&A

Do you know of a company that does awesome adoption announcements – hold the bunnies? -Tanis Congrats on your adoption, Tanis! We know how hard it can be to find cool announcements, let alone ones that don’t rely on birth dates and times in the design. But...
Won’t you be my neighbor? Heck, yeah!

Won’t you be my neighbor? Heck, yeah!

I firmly believe that anyone who does not love Mr. Rogers has no soul. So when I got word that PBS Kids is hooking up the next generation with my own generation’s favorite TV icon, I was so happy, I took off my shoes and put on some sneakers in solidarity. The...
Toddler nap mats? Reader Q&A

Toddler nap mats? Reader Q&A

Cool Moms, do you know of any great day care nap mats for toddlers? -SuzanneThis is actually the first year my daughter needed a nap mat for school, so thanks to your question, Suzanne, I was able to find a bunch that work for us as well. The kid’s eco nap mats...
80 Acres of Yum

80 Acres of Yum

As I was walking through the beauty product aisles at the NY Gift show recently, amidst all the thickly perfumed lotions and soaps that smelled like an ice cream shop explosion, boy was I happy to have stumbled into the McEvoy Ranch booth. And to have gotten the...
Baby’s first squid

Baby’s first squid

Hard as I try, my kids are not the most adventurous eaters on the planet. But when it comes to teething, my daughter will put almost anything in her mouth. Funny how that works. So I am totally cracking up at the squid teething toy made exclusively for mom-run...

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