Liz Gumbinner, editor of coolmompicks.com and Maria Pilar Clark, creator of must-have product column Cosmotot for Chicago Baby magazine share their favorite products and services. Unless specifically stated otherwise, our Picks are our editorial opinions -- not paid placements. While there is no guarantee of placement and they won't be returned, Picks submission samples can be sent to Mommy Tracked at 35 Miller Avenue #140, Mill Valley, CA 94941.
Sponsored by KN: When you spend most of the workweek following the stiff guidelines that are part and parcel of the corporate culture, the idea of shedding panty hose and pointy pumps in favor of a dress code that stresses the idea of all things comfy and cozy can sound divine.More >>
When I was a kid, there was nothing better than trick-or-treating with friends on Halloween - giving us a bonafied reason to rove the spooky streets, relentlessly ringing doorbells for candy and then capping off the adrenaline rush of running around at night by diving into our pillowcases literally bursting at the seams with the sweet spoils pillaged from what seemed like the entire neighborhood.More >>
Books are everywhere, from the overcrowded bookshelf in your son's room to the dog-eared offerings at the local coffee house to the slightly dusty stack on your nightstand that you've been promising yourself you'll read for about the past six months. Each is its own little investment, and believe it or not, makes an impact on the environment.More >>
Any mom worth her mettle will tell you that those leisurely days of chatty phone calls are over. Instead, they've been replaced by constant voicemail retrieval and two fussy kids (ok, so one of them is really your husband) who find it necessary to ask every question under the sunMore >>
I think we can safely agree that we'd prefer our daughters to aspire to become more in life than a diva or a heart breaker. Which always makes me wonder about the proliferation of future diva and future heart breaker shirts for little girls. Think bigger, tee-shirt makers! I beg you...More >>
It's the old Catch 22. I'd get organized if only I had the time, but I can't because I'm so totally disorganized. Surely that's not just me? See Jane Work is a working mom's dream: Mixing the best of the best of office supplies, agendas, organizational tools and storage solutions all in one convenient online shop. It's all fabulous looking too, with nary a manila folder to be found.More >>