The Working Mom’s Survival Guide

The Working Mom’s Survival Guide

Surfing around in search of online resources for working moms, the good ones seem to be far and few between. Most look a lot like…well, work. Blech.Mom and GAP bigwig Amy Keroes knew better when she developed Mommy Track’d, the working mother’s...
It’s a Crafter’s World. We Just Live in It.

It’s a Crafter’s World. We Just Live in It.

If you haven’t figured it out yet, we here at Cool Mom Picks love the crafty types. We’ve also learned that you can’t call yourself crafty without having Kiddley bookmarked in your browser. Kiddley is the brand new website from Claire Robertson (the...
Why is This Woman Smiling? Because She Has the Day Off.

Why is This Woman Smiling? Because She Has the Day Off.

Recently, salary.com calculated that the 10.6 million stay-at-home moms in America are each worth an average of $134,000 a year. And yet–do they get overtime? No. Do they get year-end bonuses? No. Do they get to call in sick after a night of Jager shots and...
You’ve Got Moxie, Kid!

You’ve Got Moxie, Kid!

If you had a best friend that was really friendly, smart and level-headed and knew a thing or two about parenting, she might be a lot like Moxie of Ask Moxie. Ask Moxie is an advice blog where parents can submit questions and receive answers on a plethora of parenting...
Making Life Easier: A Web Magazine After Our Own Heart

Making Life Easier: A Web Magazine After Our Own Heart

If you have read through this site for more than one minute, then you have figured out that we are all about trying to make life easier. We know moms have very little time to themselves, and reading may not be on the top of your list. However, we suggest that after...
Rise Up, Moms!

Rise Up, Moms!

“Women shouldn’t be discriminated against simply because they are mothers.” Any organization with a manifesto like that has our full attention. Introducing Moms Rising, a new organization that’s creating a grassroots movement of moms on the...
Bleeding Ears, So Not Cool

Bleeding Ears, So Not Cool

As we’ve pointed out here before, the problem with most children’s music is that the more your kids love it, the more you want to jump out the window. Allow us to point you towards a few remedies–three bloggers with both children and excellent...
The Parenthacks website: That Wasn’t In The Manual

The Parenthacks website: That Wasn’t In The Manual

Feeling a little disappointed with that Dr. Expert parenting book that everyone raved about? Would you rather have a root canal sans novocaine than listen to yet another round of “well-meaning” advice from your mother-in-law? Does it seem like NOBODY on...
“If Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy”

“If Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy”

I think many of the mainstream parenting-type magazines make fine reads… for my daughter while I’m on the toilet. What toddler doesn’t love to flip through pages of baby pictures and toy ads? But when I’m looking for something to challenge my...
The Mod Hatter: Contest for a Cause

The Mod Hatter: Contest for a Cause

mod*mom, that mama with the hippest, most happening retro-modern design blog, is on the lookout for those of you with a good eye and a big heart. You see mod*mom, also known as Kristen (no relation to CMP’s Kristen), was diagnosed earlier this year with breast...

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