A fashion fix fit for flats

A fashion fix fit for flats

I have jeans for flats and jeans for heels, but every now and then, a denim emergency does occur. Like, the flat-length jeans are dirty and I need to get the kids from school right now and I’m sure as heck not putting on heels for the carpool lane. Bristols 6...
The timeless summer dress of 2009

The timeless summer dress of 2009

The first thing I thought when I saw the little audrey in the city dress was that I really really want one in my size. This black and white micro-polkadot dress is classic and cute in all the right ways. Blue Sky Rocket has a new selection of gorgeous handmade mod...
Cool Mom Picks loves Psychobaby!

Cool Mom Picks loves Psychobaby!

If we just so happened to win the lottery, one of the first places we’d hit on a spending spree would probably be Psychobaby, a Chicago-based boutique that sports some of the hippest clothes, shoes, and gifts for the alternative set. We found them way back when...
It’s a tie

It’s a tie

While I appreciate the joys of velcro as much as the next mom, I’m worried that if I don’t start introducing actual shoe laces to my 4 year-old soon she’ll be learning to tie her sneakers in college. (Right about when she starts eating protein and...
Good karma’s in the bag

Good karma’s in the bag

Say that you need a giant-sized tote bag for the beach next weekend — or if you’re a family of geeks like mine, your library books — and you’re just not the preppy major-label canvas tote type. And say that you not only want something...
The skull’s the limit

The skull’s the limit

Just when we think we’re over the skull trend, something cute comes along and makes us go aw okay — just one more. And right in time, because skulls are coming back to kidswear with a vengeance this fall from what we’ve seen. In this case it’s...
Swaddling blankets for summer

Swaddling blankets for summer

With a baby born in almost every season, I’d have to say that I had the hardest time swaddling my oldest, a July in Mississippi baby, mostly because the last thing you really want to do is wrap a hot little baby up tightly in a blanket. That’s why...

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