Nursing Tuesday: Undercover Mama Nursing Camisole

best nursing camisole for working mothersI’ve featured this before, but for some reason this camisole was on my mind yesterday — it was my very favorite camisole for nursing. I liked the tightness (I had the 360 shaping one), and I liked the odd straplessness, where it just attaches to your bra — it made every other camisole feel like I was swimming in straps. It raised the neckline of everything so that it felt appropriate, even with my huge nursing boobs, and didn’t ride up. Win win. It comes in 14 different colors at Amazon in the basic version, as well as a few other specialty versions (a longer version if you want it peeking out beneath clothes, a shaping version if you want compression, etc, etc). Undercover Mama

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Maternity Monday: Empire Waist Maternity Maxi Dress

This dress looks great if you’re expecting and you’ve got spring break or babymoon plans coming up — and I feel like a maxi dress is always flattering on pregnant ladies! This one is available in navy (pictured), black, and a fun hot pink, in sizes XS-L, for $118. Empire Waist Maternity Maxi Dress

Here’s an option in plus sizes.

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Finally Friday: Reversible Faux Leather Tote & Wristlet

This reversible tote is super highly rated at Nordstrom, with 778 positive reviews. It comes in the pictured black that reverses to the color of the wristlet, which they’re calling cognac, plus cognac/beige and black/silver. It’s only $48, so if you’re looking for a big tote, I think this one would be great. If you prefer a vegan bag, this fits the bill as well. Reversible Faux Leather Tote & Wristlet

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Everyone Thursday: Hidden Pocket Scarf

The handy thing about wearing a heavy winter jacket is that you have pockets to stash your stuff if you want to go somewhere without taking a huge bag (or even a smaller one), but as spring arrives you’ll be relying more on pockets in pants and dresses. (At least, I will!) Another option to consider:  A lot of Etsy sellers make scarves with hidden pockets, like this one from seller Amboo. They’re designed especially for people who are traveling and want to keep their passport and money close at hand, but they’re also great if you want to run out to the library and keep your card on you, or you don’t want to lose your gym card, or you want to keep a $20 on you in case you need it. These are always a good option for spring and some have fun prints. Hidden Pocket Scarf

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Dinnertime Fun: Making Separate Meals for Kids

Making Separate Meals for Kids: Working Moms Talk Dinner Strategy (and Giving In) | CorporetteMomsI will not make separate meals for kids. I, like every other new mother, told myself that frequently while my first kiddo was starting solid foods.  I am not going to be that mom! They can eat what WE eat, or else they don’t eat. I don’t have time to do dinosaur nuggets! I absolutely refuse to raise a child who only eats macaroni and cheese! 

Cut to five years later, and almost every night the boys get a separate meal from what we eat. Dinosaur nuggets, no, but they do get the Dr. Praeger fishies pretty often. On our very best nights, the boys eat disaggregated versions of what we eat. If we’re having Mediterranean Stew with stew meat, tomatoes, and zucchini, the boys may get a bowl of broth (strained so there are no “green pieces”), shredded stew meat, and — if I’m feeling really crazy — a zucchini or two on their plate, perhaps coated in cheese. (It’s a crutch, I know! I’ve started splurging on real Parmesan cheese after reading about how many wood chips are in the shelf-stable versions, though.) Another version of a “win” for me is when I can use the same oven temperature (and, dare to dream, time) for the boys’ food as for ours.

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