2018 Update: We still stand by these DVDs for prenatal exercise — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on the best free YouTube workouts for working moms. While pregnancy is not a time to obsess over your figure, prenatal exercise is great for both you and your baby. In … Read More about The Best Prenatal Exercise and Workout DVDs
Pictured above: Japanese Weekend Color Block Dress, was $100, now $40 at Gilt / Theory, Maternity Max Pants, available exclusively at ShopBop for $255 / Kenneth Jay Lane Gold-plated necklace, $90 at Net-a-Porter / Storksak ‘Olivia’ Nylon Baby Bag, $198 at Nordstrom / Taryn Rose Bryan flats, $199 at Zappos Above, some of recommendations for … Read More about Open Thread May 9, 2014
Pictured above: Maternity black dress, $39, at Dorothy Perkins / Helmut Lang Voltage draped Micro Modal cardigan, $140 / VIONIC with Orthaheel Technology Milan Casual Flat, $45 (was $129) / Tasha ‘Owl’ Infinity Scarf, $28, Nordstrom / Collection XIIX Packable Fedora, $24 (7 colors available) Above, some of our first weekly recommendations for maternity style! … Read More about Open Thread
Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently… Raise Healthy Eaters takes a look at rewarding kids for healthy eating habits — good idea or bad idea? How do you get your kids to eat vegetables and other not-always-popular foods? Lifehacker explains several things moms-to-be should know … Read More about Weekly News Update
A lot of women prefer to go organic with their skincare while pregnant — but finding the best lines can be a bit difficult. (My first OB/GYN advised me to just “go to Whole Foods and pick one out.” That’s an approach too!) I’m not a doctor, but this is a list of the skincare … Read More about Kat’s Maternity Skincare Picks
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Find these features below: – Maternity reccs for this week (Apr. 25, 2014) – Working mama news roundup – In case you missed it on Corporette… Isabella Oliver Ruched Dress ($79) / Gap Demi Panel Perfect Trouser Pants, $59.95 (take another 35% off today with code CLOCK)/ … Read More about Open Thread, News Update, and First Maternity Recs!
Dressing professionally during pregnancy can be tough — so we wrote a mini eBook with all of our best tips. In this 18-page eBook, we opine on: what maternity workwear to buy — and when to buy it what not to buy how to save money on your new working wardrobe (including some great tricks … Read More about A Guide to Dressing Professionally During Your Pregnancy
I’ve always been fascinated by work/life balance — although it’s a problem for everyone, working mothers in particular have to navigate the trials and tribulations of pregnancy and maternity leave, and then return to work, often with a new set of personal expectations (and often amidst extreme exhaustion). I think it all too often ends … Read More about Blog about Your Work/Life Balance
Every woman carries differently, so it seemed like a great idea to ask different women to blog their pregnancy outfits! If you’re pregnant and trying to dress professionally and with style, we’d love to have you guest blog — click here to see what’s involved!
Congratulations! Wherever you are in your mom journey — thinking about getting pregnant, trying to conceive, pregnant already, a new mom, or well entrenched in mommydom, hopefully this newsletter and site will be helpful to you in your journey.
If you’re pregnant, please check out our guide to maternity style (a free download when you sign up for our newsletter), and consider signing up to be a CorporetteMoms maternity style blogger. If you’re past the pregnancy and already back at work, we’d LOVE to hear about your juggle — please consider signing up to blog about your work life balance.
Welcome to what I like to call “the pregnancy corridor”! If you’re already pregnant, you’ve been here since you started trying to conceive (TTC) — and you’ll likely be here until your youngest child is weaned (if you’re planning to nurse). What does this mean? It means that your body is no longer your own, … Read More about The Pregnancy Corridor: What to Consider When You’re Trying to Get Pregnant, Are Pregnant, Are Nursing, and Pondering Doing It All Again
Curious to read someone else’s birth story? This is the story of the birth of Kat’s son Jack (and the lessons she learned from a less-than-stellar experience).