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All the best children's books of 2019 to read in 2020

All the best books from all the best best-of lists, all in one place. 

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How writing thank you letters could totally change your life

How writing thank you letters could totally change your life

You can probably hear your mom's voice right now. "Did you write a thank-you note, dear?" I can't be the only one whose mom was a stickler about thank-you notes. Well, as I learned from our recent Spawned podcast guest, author Nancy Davis Kho, there are more reasons...

The best gift for a 2 year old? 4 year old? 12 year old? Teen? We have you covered!

Our Ultimate Birthday Gift Guide covers the very coolest gifts of the year by age, from babies to teens. Easy!

Not your same-old list of the best baby gifts.

Nearly 250 baby shower gifts to suit every taste, in every price range, with plenty of ideas you won’t see anywhere else. 

So much coolness. Where to start…

Atomic Habits: Cool Mom Picks Book Club Selection #9

I'm super excited to share the next Cool Mom Picks Virtual Book Club selection that many awesome people in my life have raved about. And sure, it's not technically a parenting book, but who cares? If we're making positive changes in our lives (and learning how to...

Amy Ignatow’s The Cutest Thing Ever is totes adorbs.

Once in a while, a new picture book come along that we want for our early readers right away. And sometimes one comes along that we kind of want for ourselves too. And for all the toddlers in our lives. And for our cool tweens too. Well, that's what's so wonderful...

Hot trend alert: 9 platform sneakers we love for fall!

While some trends we leave all to the kids, platform sneakers is one that I love and okay, so do my girls. It's a way to get a little style into your comfortable footwear (or vice versa) and, if you're not Kristen (ha), to get a little more height! If you're like me,...

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