Press (continued)

05.11 Care 2: Old Navy Launches Gay Pride T-Shirts

05.11 We’re honored to be named MSG blogger of the month!

05.11 Catch Liz along with Kelly Wallace and comedienne Judy Gold in the new iVillage web series, The Conversation Thread

05.11 Liz shares 6 Little Known Truths About Mom Bloggers with iMedia Connection

05.11 Tada! Shop – Kristen Chase shares her list as Guest Editor.

05.11 iVillage – Our Editor Liz joins the likes of Jennifer Garner, Katheen Sebelius, and Samantha Bee in Work After Baby – Inspiring Moms Share Their Tales.

05.11 Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food blog – Our own Betsy visits the test kitchens for an early Mother’s Day brunch.

05.11 USA Today: Kristen Chase discusses raising four kids in Does Size Matter? For Today’s Families it Does.

05.11 New York Family: profile of Liz Gumbinner in Moms We Love

04.11 CBS Radio Pittsburg: Kristen explains cool iPhone apps for moms

04.11 On CBS The Early Show Liz discusses the new Babycenter study about moms and mobile phones.

04.11 NY PIX Morning News: Liz talks about the launch of the new Bugaboo Donkey.

04.11 See Kristen in the April issue of New York Family sharing her favorite “must-have” for new parents.

03.11 Douglasville Patch: Product Reviews for All Things Baby – Cool Mom Picks “is the blue chip site of the bunch”

02.11 Liz talks parenting with Katie Couric on her CBS webshow, @Katiecouric and offers some common sense advice on the Couric & Co blog.

02.11 3 Awesomely Internet-y Ways to Get Groceries, Recipes, and Save Some Cash.


12.10 Liz shares tips and gear to keep holiday car travel with kids safe and sane, on the CBS Early Show.

11.10 Big City Moms names Liz Gumbinner their Supermom of the Week. (Liz is dubious, but graciously accepts.)

10.10 Liz injects a little common sense into the article, Video Baby Monitors Could Invite Burgulars.

10.10 Cool Mom PIcks named one of Babble’s Top 50 Design Blogs for Moms.

10.10 The November 2010 issue of InStyle includes Cool Mom Picks in their big Best of the Web feature.

09.10 On Intel’s My Life Scoop, Cool Mom Picks named one of the Top 10 Kids Style Blogs.

09.10 Fast Company Design quotes from our post announcing the new Bugaboo Donkey.

08.10 Seattle Times Online selects Cool Mom Picks as one of the “12 websites that every new parent should bookmark.”

08.10 New York Family calls our 2010 Back to School Guide “Great and accessible.”

08.10 CMP co-founder Liz appears on the Today Show to talk about the coolest back-to-school products.

08.10 Liz has a few thoughts for the New York Post about Gisele Bundchen’s breastfeeding comments.

06.10 Nice mention of our 2010 Father’s Day gift guide on the Public Internet Channel Network

06.10 Cool Mom Picks mentioned on Philly CBS affiliate KYW Newsradio as a great resource that “can help take the mystery out of being a mother, or shopping for one. ”

06.10 See our travel picks for new moms in the July issue of Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine!

05.10 Kristen talks to New Parent magazine about breastfeeding essentials for new moms.

04.10 Kristen and Liz on the Etsy Storque blog offering up our picks for Handmade Mother’s Day gifts

04.10 features Cool Mom Picks on The Daily Unveil

04.10 Editor Liz talks to CNET about Kids on YouTube: How Much is Too Much?

04.10 CMP co-founder Liz is featured in NY Post article: Tweets of the Town: 8 New Yorkers who are giving the scoop on the city in 140 characters or less and CMP gets a nice shout-out.

02.10 Intel’s My Life Scoop lists Cool among their Top 10 Wired Mom Blogs

02.10 Viewpoints names Cool Mom Picks one of the 10 best Mom Blogs of 2010.

02.10 See editor Liz Gumbinner talk about some of her favorite cool baby shower gifts on theABC News NOW segment What Cool MomS Bring to a Baby Shower – or watch the clip on anchor Anne Pleshette’s Murphy’s blog.

01.10 Liz Gumbinner talks to Better.TV about being an imperfect parent at the See Mom Run book launch party

01.10 Reuters highlights Cool Mom Picks in their article, 5 Ways to Get Your Budget Ready for Baby.

01.10 We’re so honored that Parents Magazine names Kristen and Liz of Cool Mom Picks among their Ten Parents Magazine Power Moms


12.09 Mashable: The Top 2009 Social Media Trends for Moms

12.09 Mommy Poppins Guide to the Best Holiday Gift Guides for Children’s Presents: “No one knows cool stuff for moms and babies better than the women at Cool Mom Picks.”

12.09 Award-winning Writer and journalist Dara Mokowitz Grumdahl: Cool Mom Picks is “a website I look at religiously.”

12.09 CMP is blog of the week on I Intel’s My Life Scoop Blog.

12.09 CBS4 Denver story on Cool Mom Picks: Website Features Mom Gift Ideas for the Holidays (featuring CMP VIP and Denver mom Julie Marsh)

11.09 Blogs We Love: Cool Mom Picks, on Etsy’s blog, the Storque. Fun interview!

11.09 United Airline’s Hemispheres Inflight Magazine lists Cool Mom Picks among “the best–and most trustworthy–mommy blogs”

11.09 The Telegraph names Cool Mom Picks on their list of the 12 best websites for families and kids.

10.09 Check out Liz and Cool Mom Picks on the mom blogger episode of the award-winningReal Savvy Moms series.

10.09 INC. Magazine‘s 30 under 30 includes CMP fave Kyle Smitley of Barley & Birch, and she gives CMP a nice shout-out. Thanks Kyle!

09.09 Liz talks to Better.TV about the best back to school backpacks for preschool

08.09 Bloggers Vow to Avoid Ethical Conflicts

08.09 See Kristen and Liz’s Etsy back to school picks (or pixx?) at Indie Fixx

08.09 Cool Mom Picks mentioned in article on blogger ethics and blogging with integrity.

08.09 Thanks to KHQ-NBC Spokane for including us in their roundup of great websites for parents!

08.09 Editor Liz appears on the CBS Early Show to talk about customized gift ideas.

07.09 Kristen and Liz on Blog Talk Radio talking about purpose and blogging and integrity and um…clown porn.

07.09 Liz speaks to 5 Minutes for Mom about blogging, and the Blog With Integrity Campaign

07.09 Featured in Mashable article, “12 Fantastic Facebook Fan Pages for Parents”

07.09 Kristen talks about blogging and the BlogHer conference with WTTW Chicago

07.09 Kristen and Liz speak with NPR about the Blogging with Integrity initiative.

07.09 CMP gets a nice shout out on WPIX-11 NY’s Morning News on a segment on stroller essentials with Suki Krishnan and Role Mommy’s Beth Feldman.

06.09 “Top 10 Mommy Websites”

06.09 Liz speaks with New Hampshire Public Radio and the FTC’s Rich Cleland about bloggers, paid reviews, and FTC regulations.

06.09 Kristen talks to Businessweek about the new discount shopping website,…

and also to Reuters, seen here on

05.09 Liz Gumbinner talks to Kim Orlando about travel and technology

05.09 Diva Marketing: “My new favorite (blog) is Cool Mom Picks…the branding is clean and consistent and the writing fun and engaging.” (Also catch Liz on the Diva Marketing podcasttalking blogger relations)

05.09 Kristen Chase drops by CBS Atlanta to offer budget eco-friendly picks on Better Mornings.

04.09 Kristen talks to ABC News online about Push Presents for new moms – let’s just say she’s not a fan.

04.09 Liz reviews the ABC Sitcom, In the Motherhood on M2Moms E-ssentials…as delicately as she can.

04.09 Boston Herald (AP) CMP featured in “Modern Mother’s Day Gifts with Razzmatazz” 

03.09 Morning News Beat retail news: Liz Gumbinner and a panel of mom bloggers discuss brands and consumers at IRI’s annual Consumer Package Goods retail summit in Las Vegas

03.09 Nice shoutout for our first Baby Shower Gift Guide on Yahoo Shine.

01.09 Co-editor Liz Gumbinner gives an interview to Fox 5 in NY about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement act controversy. See the video here 


11.08 Kristen Chase and Liz Gumbinner describe How to Choose Safe Toys For Your Childrenon the Alpha Mom Guide to Everything 

11.08 Liz Gumbinner shares her Top 20 holiday gifts under $20 with Parents Magazine online 

11.08 Brazil’s popular weekly magazine, Epoca names their top 20 international blogs and includes Cool Mom Picks along with Huffington Post, Boing Boing, Perez Hilton, Chez Pim, Tree Hugger and Post Secret.

10.08 The Parent Link features advice from Liz Gumbinner in “The Best Way to Shop With Baby in Tow” 

09.08 Cool Mom Picks featured on dozens of ABC affiliates in syndicated news segment, Site Seeing

09.08 Liz Gumbinner featured as Parent Magazine‘s “It Mom” of the month! 

08.08 Cool Mom Picks announces baby gift of the moment: Baby “Sleep Consultants” in theVillage Voice Online

08.08 The Contra Costa Times excerpts Liz Gumbinner’s chapter in 42 Rules for Working Moms, calling it “hilarious.” 

06.08 Co-editor Kristen speaks to blogger-marketer relationships on the PurseStrings Radio Show

06.08 “Cool Mom Picks is one of the coolest mommy-geared sites we’ve seen…Liz and Kristen have struck the perfect chord with women who see their role as mother as part of who they are rather than their entire selves…” 

06.08 Co-editor Kristen compares organic crib mattresses on Eco Child’s Play 

05.08 Cool Mom Picks suggests some of the Top 10 Cheap Ways To Entertain Your Familythis summer on’s MainStreet 

05.08 Bing Note: “Here’s to cool finds!” 

05.08 On Yahoo Shine’s Fug or Fab 

04.08 Liz Gumbinner gives tips to marketers on pitching bloggers in the feature Driving Business From Bloggers 

04.08 Co-editor Liz Gumbinner discusses being a “later in life mom” on Motherhood Later 

04.08 Co-editors Kristen and Liz introduce the Bay Area to their favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas on ABC’s The View from the Bay

04.08 Catch co-editor Kristen quoted in Brandweek about marketer-blogger relationships. 

03.08 Connecting Moms featured mom: CMP co-editor Kristen Chase 

03.08 Cookie Magazine’s Daily Find calls us “savvy and stylish”

03.08 Real Simple Magazine calls Cool Mom Picks one of the top three parenting blogs in their Best Blogs feature. 

02.08 Dancing Meatballs feature: “Wanna Be One Cool Mama?”

02.08 Media Bullseye: “Some Advice on Reaching Out to Mommy Bloggers”

02.08 Event Marketer Magazine: Featured in article, “There’s Write and Wrong”

02.08 Kristen and Liz are the featured guest curator’s at Etsy’s The Storque

02.08 Kristen recommends some non-cheesy V-Day Picks on the popular podcast, Jumping Monkeys.


12.07 Today’s Mama: Cool Mom Picks is Featured blog of the week

12.07 Pregtastic Podcast Show #77 featuring CMP editor Kristen. 

11.07 Kristen and Liz featured guests on “How She Really Does It” KDRT radio show and podcast on working women. 

10.07 Kristen and Liz featured guests on Martha Stewart Radio‘s The Morning Show segment: “Safer Toys for Children” 

10.07 L.A. Times (A.P.) Kristen Chase quoted in “Toys Sell Despite China Concerns.” 

09.07 New York Times Liz Gumbinner featured in “Recalls Make Toy Shopping a Source of Anxiety” 

08.07 New York Journal News Feature: Slogan T-shirt finds a new generation of enthusiasts among mothers 

07.07 Business Lexington Feature: Women Bloggers Stake Their Claim in Online Community. 

03.07 Northwest Herald Feature: Mama’s Got a Brand New Bag 

02.07 Advertising Age Feature: Mommy Blogs: A Marketer’s Dream: Growing Number of Well-Produced Sites Put Advertisers in Touch With an Affluent, Loyal Demo (also excerpted here)

01.07 The Intelligencer Feature: Shopping Wisdom From Cool Moms.


12.06 Time Magazine’s 2006 Web Shopping Gift Guide: “The Brooklyn-based blog, COOLMOMPICKS.COM has a knack for finding kicky togs for tots…” 

Chicago Tribune Blog Cool Mom Picks Safer Toy Guide as great resource for greener parenting.

Co-Editor Liz profiled in The Mommy Track’d Spotlight Interview

Revolution Heath: CMP Safer Toy Guide featured in “Toy Safety Resources” special section. 

Fox5 New York Online: CMP Safer Toy Guide included in “Safe Toy Shopping Tips and Links for Concerned Parents”

Apartment Therapy: The Nursery: The Cool Mom Picks Safer Toy Guide is “a great resource that we are happy to recommend.” and Computing CMP and the Safer Toy Guide for help with holiday shopping

Babble “Mother’s Day Guide from Cool Mom Picks Makes Shopping a Breeze” 

Parents Magazine online One of “the blogs we love.” 

Imperfect Parent Editor Prescott Carlson: “Their Mother’s Day gift guide is an invaluable resource.” 

Cookie Magazine’s Daysitter One of the “sites we like” 

Parenting Mgazine Blog One of “the blogs we love.” 

Club Mom
Mom’s Daily Dose: “Cool Mom Picks…is founded and maintained by a fabulous posse of bloggers who take breaks from talking about poop long enough to write about very cool kid and baby gear.” 

AOL’s Blogging Baby (Now Parent Dish)
“They have a sense of humor… if you’re a fabulous mom that’s able to laugh at herself, check out Cool Mom Picks.” 

“It’s a great place to get gift ideas for moms and babes and stay up on the latest and greatest cool desireables…I almost enjoy the writing most of all.” 

Whip Up:
“One of the greatest kid-centric blogs” 

Home Office Women Feature: Cool Mom Picks Feature: Cool Car Stuff For Moms and More 

Peekaboo Picks
Feature: Interview with a Cool Mom 

This Next
“Kristen and Liz, co-founders and editors of Cool Mom Picks, bring in their own sense of style and intelligence for thinking parents in every product they list.” 

Manic Mommies
“You need to be mentioned by the sites that dictate ‘coolness’ to the masses – Cool Mom Picks, Daily Candy and Club Mom.” 

It’s Beach
Yahoo! Shopping guru David Beach: One of “the best shopping blogs out there.” 

Urban Mamas
“Cool Mom Picks, check it out!” 

“When it comes to baby gear…I love Cool Mom Picks.”
Parenting & Family contributor Terri Mauro’s “Saturday Site of the Day”

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