How to Survive Your First Trip Away from Baby

How to Survive Your First Trip Away from Baby

We've moved! Since creating this blog in 2017, we've launched Becoming Mama — artfully crafted fashions for bump to breastfeeding. Please visit our new blog for the latest and greatest. Happy mommy-ing! “Your heart will break — but you will survive.” My friend smiled meekly, offering her best advice when I shared that I was …

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What's inside my pumping bag?

What’s in my pumping bag?

We've moved! Since creating this blog in 2017, we've launched Becoming Mama — artfully crafted fashions for bump to breastfeeding. Please visit our new blog for the latest and greatest. Happy mommy-ing! The idea of returning to work after maternity leave is daunting. Because it’s not really going back to the world you once knew. …

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365 Days and 5 Pumps Later: My Breast Pump Review

We've moved! Since creating this blog in 2017, we've launched Becoming Mama — artfully crafted fashions for bump to breastfeeding. Please visit our new blog for the latest and greatest. Happy mommy-ing! I just accomplished a daunting goal: one year of breastfeeding my son. Let’s hit pause for a minute. Breastfeeding, while natural, isn’t always …

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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.

The Most Versatile Nursing Top

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!

No Wallflowers Allowed (But Florals Are Welcome!)

Arianna Huffington suggests that men have an advantage in the workforce because they don’t generally exert as much time and effort (and possibly money!) into their wardrobes. I give you this background because what you’ll find here isn’t your traditional fashion blog. Here, you won’t find an unending stream of styles. Instead, I’m going to focus on the best nursing-friendly fashions for corporate environments.