“He’s going to be a heartbreaker.” I say it, my friends say it, and strangers at the grocery store say it when Ilyas flashes his signature crooked smile, brown eyes shining like decadent hot fudge. And I have to catch myself.
If there’s one thing I don’t understand about nursingwear, it’s this: 95% of the styles appear to be solids or stripes. Solids show every dribble, and stripes often make you look wider. Neither is ideal for a new mom. The Blaire Stripe MOM Dress sold by ROOLEE is an exception. While it is striped, the pattern alternates directions for a flattering look.
Shopping and consigning maternity and nursing-wear can be tricky. Use these tips when buying and selling clothing for pregnancy, breastfeeding, and baby.
I’m a big fan of day-to-night, work-to-weekend clothing. The heathered peasant nursing top by Milk is just that, which is why I’m highlighting it as the second item in my Working Mom’s Wardrobe series. You can wear this top with a pair of jeans or style it with a blazer or cardigan for the office. And it’s so comfy you’ll find yourself wearing it to bed!
I was back to my pre-pregnancy weight three months postpartum. That’s right... I was down 40 pounds in about 90 days. Want to know my secret? Plot twist. I’m of the opinion that we should stop praising moms (or at least be careful in how we praise them) for getting back to their postpartum bods …
I was struggling. Hard. An old friend from high school (now a brilliant therapist) reached out to me and said, "You are in the fires that form motherhood – and right now the fire is so incredibly hot." Mommin' is life changing, and it isn't easy.