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TODAY Show website includes our post in the article, “How Do We Teach Our Children Anti-Racism? These Resources Will Help.”

Grand Forks Herald: Spawned highlighted as one of their picks for great podcasts for parents, calling our interview with Katherine Goldstein about working moms during the Covid crisis, “gold.”

New York Times: Cool Mom Picks journalistic methods and reader-first position is described in When Mom Slams a Brand on Instagram.

We’re honored that School Library Journal includes Spawned in “5 Podcasts on Kids & Tech Your Patrons Could Use Right Now”

Hillary Achauer of The Week cites our Spawned interview with Dr. Ken Ginsburg in her featured essay, “The Parenting Advice That Changed My Relationship with My Teenaged Daught4er.”

Reader’s Digest: Kristen and Liz share favorite car safety features for parents with Jeff Bogle.

Thanks to Romper for naming Spawned with Kristen + Liz as one of the 7 Best Podcasts That Get Real About Motherhood and to for naming it among 8 Top Podcasts That Will Get You Through Motherhood. Plus, Red Tricycle’s 6 favorite parenting podcasts. We’re honored!

Liz offers favorite educational apps for back to school time with New York News 12.

Kate shares wonderful money-saving meal-planning tips with Canada’s Global News

Kristen shares popular 2018 holiday toys across local US television networks.

USA Today: Liz shares tips on helping kids feel secure in an uncertain world

US News and World Report: Liz shares Labor Day shopping tips and advice

Independent UK: An article about toxic slime toys includes Cool Mom Picks as a trusted resource for our list of safe, Borax-free, DIY slime recipes.

TODAY Show online: Cool Mom Picks tips + resources in an article about how to help immigrant children separated from families at the border.

PopSugar: Calls Spawned with Kristen + Liz as one of the 9 parenting podcasts to listen to, even if you have no time.

The TODAY Show: Liz appears to discuss last-minute holiday gifts for the whole family.

Washington Post: Calls Spawned one of 11 of the best parenting podcasts, calling it “always fast-moving, friendly and never judgmental.”

BSA Scouting Wire: Thanks for writing about Kate’s piece on why one dedicated scout leader mom is okay with letting girls into the Boy Scouts.

SnugBaby: Thanks for including us among 2018’s best parenting websites, and Healthline for including us on their 2018 list too.

SPAWNED with Kristen and Liz is included in BabyCenter’s 7 brilliant parenting podcasts, named by Fatherly as one of 7 of the best parenting podcasts you should be listening to, and named by City Dads Group as one of 15 parenting podcasts you need to hear. (Thanks, everyone!)

Colorado Parent: Includes Liz’s thoughts in their article containing tips and ideas for first-time family cruisers.

The TODAY Show: Kristen shares free apps to help you tackle your New Years resolutions.

The News-Gazette: Barbie (finally) gets a makeover.

The Meredith Vieria Show: Liz shares a favorite new app.

Business Insider: Names SPAWNED with Kristen and Liz as one of the 7 podcasts that will make you smarter about parenting.

Mental Floss: SPAWNED with Kristen and Liz included in their list of 19 Notable Podcasts About Parenting.

Inside Edition: Our Editor Liz shares offers tips for parents on teens’ texting habits.

The Washington Post: Cool Mom Picks tips included in an article about creating appropriate boundaries for tech use.

Fast Co.CREATE: The success of the Lost My Name books.

The New York Times: Includes our post about DIY teacher gifts in a great article about the best gifts for teachers.

Adweek: Liz speaks about whether she’d hire Don, Peggy, or Joan

The Verge: Liz discusses baby tech in their Top Shelf video series.

The Latin Post: Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Kids Place Live on Sirius FM: Kristen and Liz take over for a Mother’s Day special.

Inside Edition: Stacie on Easter Egg safety tips.

Real Simple: 17 Life Skills Every Woman Must Master, Liz discussing online privacy.

Time Out New York Kids: 9 mommy and daddy bloggers to watch in 2015.

Inside Edition: Liz on teen’s texting habits

ABC News: Liz offers advice in 7 tips and tricks for a high-tech Halloween

HLN: Kristen discusses new study revealing that kids being raised without religion do just fine as adults.

HLN: Kristen discusses kids and social media privacy on HLN’s The Daily Share.

Daily Tekk: Cool Mom Picks named one of “10 Mind-meltingly awesome websites” for women (ha)

HLN: Kristen gives her thoughts about Pinterest in their segment about the woman who lived off Pinterest for one week. (eek!)

ABC News:  sharing music during the holidays.

Kristen is the featured cover story in Bucks Life Magazine.

Christina is quoted in Medium’s article about kindie music.

The Guardian UK: Includes our Rainbow Loom post in their roundup of the best online loom band resources.

New York Times,  Adweek, and Entrepreneur: feature Cool Mom Picks for our partnership with Cracker Jack.

Mom.Me: list of Top 50 Bloggers

The Washington Post: 6 fun free things to do with kids this summer.

Honored to be named one of the top 14 children’s book review websites by WriteForKids.

New York Times: On children’s digital identities

Cool Mom Picks wins Iris Award for Best Sponsored Content Campaign for babyGap.

Cool Mom Picks is named #2 on Cision’s Top 50 Mom Bloggers.

Editorial inclusion of Cool Mom Picks Mother’s Day Pinterest board in Pinterest email featuring Mother’s Day gift ideas.

Interview with Kristen and Liz on Refinery29 on tech tools for parenting.

Liz talked to the TODAY show about four of our favorite new apps for kids.

Liz had a blast visiting GMA Live to discuss 5 picks for hot holiday tech gifts under $100.

Liz picks the hot toy of 2013 on CNN wire.

Liz teaches the TODAY show audience basics for sending your first tweet as part of their “5 Top Tech Tips” series.

Kristen is featured in the Christian Science Monitor cover story about Kids and Touch Screens.

Liz is named as one of Forbes’ top 25 working moms to follow on Twitter. Go Liz!

Kristen visited the TODAY Show to talk about children respecting their parents.

Liz joined the TODAY Show to discuss hot topics on the Woman To Woman: Moms Get Real segment.

Liz participates in a parenting roundtable for PR Week highlighting ways in which marketing to parents is evolving.

Our Editor Kristen and her daughter Quinlan were guests on SiriusXM’s Channel 78 Kids Place Live talking about summer travel tips and apps.

Business 2 Community includes Cool Mom Picks as one of the 6 Brands that Rock Pinterest for Moms.

CeciStyle Magazine for features Cool Mom Picks as a smart, stylish online resource for moms in their recent issue.

Kristen and Liz are featured in Rebecca Minkoff’s Tastemakers discussing their Mother’s Day favorites.

Liz appears on NY1 to give her ideas for baby shower gifts.

New York Family loves our 2013 Baby Shower Gift Guide.

Liz and Kristen become guest pinners on Martha Stewart Living.

Kristen and Liz give tips on on the Gilt blog about how to throw the ultimate baby shower.

Kristen is quoted in Yahoo! Shine’s article Michelle Obama Accidentally Calls Herself a ‘Busy Single Mother.’ Can You Relate?”.

Liz appears on NY1’s “Weekend Feature” to share some unique and affordable ideas for Easter Basket stuffers

Liz is quoted in Forbes regarding Mattel’s dubious marketing strategies.

Liz is named one of red tricycle’s New York City’s 18 Coolest Power Moms.

Kristen and Liz are profiled in Chicago’s article How mommy bloggers make the car payment.

Liz appears on The Better Show to profile the best gadgets for new parents.

Kristen discusses empowering our children on Mom’s the Word on WPIX.

Liz discusses Snapchat, “the sexting app,” on the TODAY Show.

The A to Z Family Guide to the Holidays from The Daily News.

Our Editor Liz Gumbinner is featured in the NY Daily News describing her expedition to Ethiopia with the ONE organization.

On Elizabeth Street, Liz and her very cute daughters are photographed at the Ralph Lauren Kids spring fashion show

Our Editor Kristen is quoted in the August issue of Parenting Magazine in their sex and parenting article. Ooh-la-la!

Liz Gumbinner appears on the Today Show to discuss back to school shopping, highlighting items from our guide.

Kristen Chase talks to HLNTv about how she disagrees with Bloomberg’s “Latch on NYC” initiative in Baby formula shouldn’t be “contraband.”

CMP is a Bing Editors Pick for best resources for parenting advice. (Thanks Bing!)

Forbes: On blogs, marketers, and the Mom 2.0 summit.

Lovely interview with Kristen and Liz on the Elva Fields Jewelry blog

Cool Mom Picks in the Ottowa Citizen

Feature on Liz Gumbinner in the March issue of Parents Magazine

Liz talks 6 great websites and apps on the TODAY Show.

Liz joins The Martha Stewart Show to co-host the big baby shower show!

Yahoo Finance: Recos from other moms and blogs are moms’ most trusted sources.

Kristen reveals to More Magazine her pick for a celebrity who inspires success.

Cool Mom Picks appears in Martha Stewart Living.

Cool Mom Picks is named as one of the Bing Editor Picks for family advice

The Wall Street Journal includes Kristen’s thoughts on celebrating New Years with young kids.

Liz appears on the Today Show to profile last-minute personalized holiday gifts.

Liz + Kristen share one of their favorite charities with New York Family Magazine

Liz appears on the Today Show to discuss Cyber Monday deals.

Cool Mom Picks shares 5 handmade holiday picks with Lucky Magazine

Cool Mom Picks featured in My Life Scoop’s Top 9 Sites to Find Cool Kids Gear

Kristen is on BBC World Have Your Say discussing larger families.

Kristen reveals the Secrets to Giving a Good Kid’s Birthday Gift in the Daily Herald.

Publisher’s Weekly Article: The Mighty Mom Bloggers

Adweek Article: The Next Great American Consumer: Infants to 3 Year-Olds

Liz discusses sexist t-shirts for girls on Newstalk 650 CKOM

Kristen talks to CNN Headline News about SAHMs and depression.

Babble names us one of the Top 50 Pregnancy Blogs of the year

Layla Grace’s Backroom profiles Kristen and some of her favorite things.

AKA Mom Magazine names us to their list of favorite bloggers.

Babble announces the Top 50 Shopping Sites for Moms and Cool Mom Picks lands #1. Thanks Babble!

The Globe and Mail quotes Cool Mom Picks in their article about the launch of the Bugaboo Donkey.

WPIX Channel 11 New York – Liz shares some of her favorite summer must-haves for moms.

Charlottesville Plugged In segment on CBS Charlottesville featuring Cool Mom Picks. “These women are on the ball. They know it before it’s out there!”

Cool Mom Picks named #6 in Babble’s list of Top 50 Facebook Pages for Pregnant Women

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you can also find us in…

The Digital Mom Handbook: How to Blog, Vlog, Tweet and Facebook your Way to a Dream Career at Home by Audrey McClelland and Colleen Padilla (Harper Paperbacks, 2011)

Professional Blogging for Dummies by Susan Getgood (Wiley, 2010)

Kirtsy Takes a Bow: A Celebration of Women’s Online Favorites edited by Laura Mayes (Bright Sky Press, 2009)

Itsabelly’s Guide to Going Green With Baby by Melissa Moog and Jennifer Lo Prete (Itsabelly Press, 2008)

Rock Star Momma: The Hip Guide to Looking Gorgeous Through All Nine Months and Beyond by Skye Hoppus, forward by Gwyneth Paltrow (Atria, 2007)

Mom’s Ultimate Family Organizer: A One-Stop Planner for Busy Moms by Amy Keroes (Chronicle, 2008)

42 Rules for Working Moms edited by Laura Lowells (Superstar Press, 2008)

Sleep is the for the Weak: The Best of the Mommybloggers including Amalah, Finslippy, Fussy, Woulda Shoulda, Mom-101 and more edited by Rita Arens (Chicago Press, 2008)

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