Thank you to everyone for your patience while we launch Phase 2 of the site — CorporetteMoms was originally envisioned as a pregnancy newsletter, and I’m excited that everyone wants more of a working moms blog, which will hopefully be Phase 2 — stay tuned for a survey for your input! We’re reassessing a number … Read More about Open Thread for June 13, 2014
Happy Memorial Day! As usual I’ve rounded up some of the best sales for women’s workwear happening over at Corporette. I thought I’d do a quickie roundup of maternity shops and kiddo stores here… Maternity Clothes: Amazon – 40-60% off memorial day savings (lots of maternity, kids, and gear). Destination Maternity – Buy 3 Get … Read More about Memorial Day Sales!
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. But first… Pictured above: Olian Scoop Neck Maternity Dress, was $150, now $100.50 at the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale / Liz Lange® for Target® Maternity Short-Sleeve Dress, (2 colors), was $28 now $13.98 at Target / Ripe Maternity Women’s Harper Nursing Top, was $93 now $20.02 at Amazon … Read More about Open Thread
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. But first, our reccs for professional maternity wear and beyond… Pictured above: Liz Lange® for Target® Maternity Sleeveless Ponte Dress – Black ($29.99 @ Target) / Maternity Coral floral tunic ($39 @ Dorothy Perkins (but take 25% off sitewide through 5/18 with code DPFW25)) / Gentle Souls Osaka … Read More about Open Thread May 16, 2014
I bought a bunch of DVDs for prenatal workouts when I was pregnant, so I decided to do some mini-reviews of my favorite prenatal exercise DVDs. Readers, what did you do for exercise when you pregnant — and which were your favorite prenatal exercise DVDs and workouts? Prenatal exercise is great for both you and … 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