How I Dropped 75lbs in 7 Months (and Still Eat a Pint of Ice Cream in One Sitting)

The day I went into labor, the scale read a number I never in a million years thought I’d see. Sure, I was weighing in for two, but to be honest I’d officially been deemed “overweight” in my last pre-pregnancy checkup.   My "Before": Pre-pregnancy (left) and 40 weeks pregnant (right). For the most part …

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5 Nursing-Friendly Christmas Styles

After an overwhelming response to my 6 Thanksgiving Looks for Breastfeeding Moms, I wanted to bring you some more festive styles for the holidays. These cute looks will help you spend more time with your family and friends this Christmas, and less time hiding in that spare room breastfeeding! Look: Cute and Comfy Try: Dress: …

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6 Thanksgiving Looks for Breastfeeding Moms

What does your family Thanksgiving look like? Does Uncle Paul deep-fry a turkey in the backyard? Or does your great Aunt Thelma host a Pinterest-perfect affair that would put the Four Seasons to shame? And more importantly… how does breastfeeding fit into your day? I’m grateful to have a family that is supportive of our …

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The Nursing Dress with Flattering Stripes

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.