I love this colorblock blazer for everyone because — dunh dunh dunh — that is TERRY CLOTH, my friends. Washable, stretchable, super cozy… so long as you can keep the white shawl collar white, I think this would be great option for a variety of casual offices. It says “dry clean,” but I’ve always read … Read More about Everyone Thursdays: Warrior Blazer
This happy green dress (also available in black) looks great — not only is it machine washable (and tumble dry low!), but it has long sleeves, a high neckline, a modest hemline, and it’s available in sizes 6-16. It’s $75 at 6pm.com. Ellen Tracy Sleeved Pebble Knit Sheath
Did you use special postpartum girdles, binder, or other postpartum corsets in an effort to get back to your pre-pregnancy shape such as the Belly Bandit or Bellefit? Would you consider one? This is my story (and a Bellefit corset review, pictured). (Affiliate link) In an open thread a few weeks ago, people were talking about … Read More about Fun with Postpartum Girdles (and: My Bellefit Corset Review)
Not only have readers sung the praises of wearing just a nursing tank during those first few weeks postpartum, but I was just reading about how some women prefer to pump while wearing a nursing tank. Both sides can be let down at the same time, allowing easy pump access — and your midsection is … Read More about Nursing Tuesday: Nursing Bra Tank
I like the twist detail to this simple v-neck dress from Liz Lange (also available in “fresh melon”). It looks flattering, versatile, and basic — the kind of thing you could wear once a week (or more) with different accessories. It’s $27.99, available in sizes XS-XXL. Target Liz Lange Maternity V-Neck Dress Psst: This week, … Read More about Maternity Monday: V-Neck Dress
Here’s another fun question for the mamas out there — do you have a new “beauty minimum”? Most women I know have different levels of beauty maintenance — there’s the “big interview” look, the “going out to a nice restaurant” look, the “regular workday” look, the “lying around the house” look, etc. For most women I know, … Read More about Do You Have a New “Beauty Minimum”?
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2018 Update: We still stand by this older conversation about finding mom friends once you become a mom — but you may also want to check out some of our newer discussions, such as about playdate etiquette for introverts or how to deal when you don’t like your kid’s friends’ parents. How are you doing … Read More about Have You Sought Out New Mom Friends?
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How do you handle dinners as working parents — and how do share dinner duties with your partner?
Something on your mind? Chat here. But first: For the pregnant mom: This maternity dress looks like it has everything I look for in a maternity dress: dark color, washable fabric, high neckline, flattering shape, versatile enough to dress up or down — and friendly on the budget. It’s $32.94, exclusively online at OldNavy.com. … Read More about Open Thread (and Recs)
2019 Update: We still love this discussion about whether or not we talk about our kids at work — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion (inspired by an Emily Oster piece in The Atlantic), asking readers if they’re are a “secret parent” in the office. Moms: do you ever … Read More about Talking About Your Kids at Work