What are your favorite family brunch recipes? Do you frequently “do brunch” with family and friends, or is it a special treat?
We recently rounded up best pants for work over at Corporette, and we were struck by how few brands offered maternity pants for the office anymore — so we went on a Hunt.
Have you made any parenting resolutions for 2019? What ARE the best New Year’s resolutions for working parents?
Have you ever rented maternity workwear? Have you ever wanted to? If you’re a mom-to-be who doesn’t really want to buy a lot of clothing for your pregnancy — especially if you’re planning to only have one kid, or you haven’t decided how many kids you’ll have — many companies now give the option to … Read More about 4 Companies That Rent Maternity Workwear
With Labor Day almost here (I swear I just turned my wall calendar page to August … and now it’s already time to buy a PTSA calendar), we thought we would share some family staycation tips. For those of you ran out of time to plan a Labor Day trip or just decided to relax … Read More about Family Staycation Tips: How to Make the Most of Lazy Long Weekends
Self-care has become a big buzzword in the last couple of years, but since we haven’t devoted a post to it, today we thought we’d talk about self-care ideas for working moms. The internet often defines self-care for moms as a giant glass of wine — but let’s go beyond that. You’ve probably heard the advice “put on … Read More about Self-Care Ideas for Working Moms
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice for where to find the best maternity suits for professional women, and have updated the links! Have you found maternity suits to be essential at your office, conservative or otherwise? Not really necessary, no matter what your company’s dress code? Hard to find, either way — and … Read More about The Best Maternity Suits for Professional Women
We recently came across the story, “Motherhood brings the most dramatic brain changes of a woman’s life — So why does prenatal care ignore the topic altogether?” in The Boston Globe Magazine. We made a note to link to it in this week’s News Roundup but we also thought it was worth its own post. The writer, … Read More about Were You Prepared for the Changes a New Mom’s Brain Undergoes?
Last time we talked about summer recipes for working moms, we highlighted simple things like quinoa salads, pizza w/store-bought crusts, egg salad sandwiches, hummus pita sandwiches, and more (like Kat’s suggestion of tequila lime chicken). Today we thought we’d shift the focus a bit and discuss the best dishes for working moms to bring to … Read More about Easy Dishes to Bring to Summer Parties
Have you seen the recent Wall Street Journal article called “Working Women Often Underestimate Motherhood Costs”? It reports on a recent study, “The Mommy Effect,” which found that many women have unrealistic views of what it’s like to be a working mom. The researchers say that women underestimate the time, money, and effort it will require — … Read More about The Mommy Effect Study: Did You Underestimate Working Motherhood?
It’s the season for outdoor water fun — swimming, running through sprinklers, etc. — so we thought it would be a good time to ask: Do you let your kids play with water guns and other toy weapons, such as Nerf guns? For his birthday last year, my son got one of those giant, Super … Read More about Do You Let Your Kids Play With Water Guns (or, What Toys Don’t You Let Your Kids Play With?)?
2019 Update: We still stand by these dresses as some of the best maternity dresses for work — links have been updated below. If you’re far enough along in your pregnancy that you’ve outgrown your regular-sized, old-standby work dresses and have realized you need to expand your maternity work wardrobe to actual maternity wear, fear … Read More about The Best Maternity Dresses for Work