Read only the best, seriously.

Read only the best, seriously.

I bet you’ve wondered how we find the great children’s books we review here at Cool Mom Picks. Well, we will share one hot tip: Bookmark sites like the brand new One Potato.This children’s book site is like literary nirvana for book-loving parents....
animoto: Video editing a non-techy mother could love

animoto: Video editing a non-techy mother could love

Not to brag, but for a non-geeky girl I know my way around a computer.  I’m not even afraid to dive into code. But where it comes to video editing, I’m a complete dolt.So when I created my very own free (free!) 30-second video at animoto, I was...
It’s a JuiceBoxJungle out there

It’s a JuiceBoxJungle out there

For the last few weeks, we’ve been following the launch of the offbeat online video series for parents, JuiceBoxJungle, and we like what we’re starting to see. Each episode takes on the kinds of topics that moms like to discuss (or stress about) from...
It’s a Wee Web after all

It’s a Wee Web after all

Those of us who spend a lot of time online tend to be early adopters.  Even if we don’t think we’re particularly tech savvy, our friends and neighbors give us a good reality check when they ask, “What’s a blog?”  No wonder they...
Another Libra is born.

Another Libra is born.

We’re so pleased to announce the birth of CMP editor Kristen Chase’s daughter, a.k.a. Baby #3, a.k.a. the beautiful Margot Laine. (Loving the name!)She weighs in at 7 lbs, 15 oz, and an even 20″.And she shares a birthday with both John Lennon and...
How to talk to your daughter about [her period]

How to talk to your daughter about [her period]

My daughter chuckled nervously as the DVD from the My First Period Kit began with the image of Dr. Chrystal de Freitas facing a group of tweens and their moms. But within minutes we were both riveted. Where else were we going to see a tampon inserted into a balloon?...

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