Liz Gumbinner

Liz Gumbinner
Brooklyn mom of two, Liz Gumbinner, is an ad agency creative director, but online she's best known as the co-publisher and editor-in-chief of shopping and trend blog Cool Mom Picks, which was named a top parenting blog by InStyle, Real Simple, and Telegraph UK. Liz is also the author of the personal blog Mom-101 which has been featured in the New York Times, CNN and NPR and named by Parents Magazine as best all-around blog of 2011. Her honest writing about the trials of parenting has appeared in several anthologies, as well as publications including Redbook, New York Family, and Time Out New York/Kids.

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One year later: Helping women helping women

One year later: Helping women helping women

This post was originally published on the Mom-101 blog.  We tend to mark the passage of time with the standard dates: birthdays, anniversaries, New Year’s Day. But sometimes you have an experience so profound, a random date creeps its way into the fray. For me it’s October 7. Today in 2012, I was stepping off a…...

Sometimes the newspapers get it right. Thanks Clem Richardson.

I am so incredibly honored (and humbled, big time) to be featured in Clem Richardson’s beautiful tribute to the ONE moms and our trip to Ethiopia in the New York Daily News. I only wish there were links to the 13 other brilliant women I kept raving about who were there with me, and each…...
You make a difference. Believe it.

You make a difference. Believe it.

Last night the ONE moms crew got a lovely email from Barrett Ward, the founder of FashionABLE. We have had a HUGE month because of y’all. I know that the numbers were so high that it creates the space for us to hire 3 more women. It took my breath away. The scarves you bought…...
Re-entry

Re-entry

ONE Mom blogger Liz Gumbinner is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mom 101, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. I can’t stop thinking about that scene in the Ten Commandments when Charlton Heston emerges from his little chat with a burning bush on Mount Sinai,…...
The unbelievable strength of women

The unbelievable strength of women

People who know me, know why Cool Mom Picks is such a labor of love. As much as I love shopping and design and discovering some wonderful something-or-other that I know will help other moms, my real passion is supporting small business. Especially those run by women and mothers trying to support their families. It’s one&he......