From the Momfilter Archives  Before we could even make it downstairs, my five-year-old son had already torn into his big gift—the “Black Pearl” Lego set— like a raccoon, and had started assembling “guys” from packages number 3 and 5. Anybody who has every built a lego set understands a not-even-anal parent’s horror at the opening […]

by Anna Moller

Some sweet tech gifts for dad that he will actually use:   C3PO Mimobot: Fussy but loyal protocol droid (aka USB flash drive). $17-$69. Freeletics. A fitness app we love. You can actually hire a “personal trainer” that tailors workouts to your level. It integrates in some Greek mythology too. (Hint: you begin on Hades) Trainer is […]


This weekend we visited Pilar and her family on Fire Island, and Clara brought with her a whole bag of Tattly tattoos. (She had come to my office the day before and got a whole lot of them from an editor who had been working with the Tattly creator on a project.) When the tattoos […]


I’m pretty much a fan of everything Katherine and Greg Turpan do in and out of their perfectly edited housewares store, Turpan, in East Hampton. Their minimalist wrapping (pictured here) is reason enough to buy every present from Turpan. It made me think that, while I will likely not make canvas sacks to accommodate my […]

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