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    Come Hither Baby: Nursing Chic

    In that way that our mission is to make moms look and feel fab, for 20 years we have realized that women want to be able to nurse with ease, BUT, we need to look good too!  What’s the point of getting a top that allows for easy feeding if you don’t want to leaveRead more…

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    Body by Baby: bump & beyond

    Yesterday, again, we had loads of new moms in.  They all looked amazing. A few were more than a little shocked and distressed by what their post-partum bod looked like.  This post is dedicated to them.   With an aside gratitude to Kendra Wilkinson.  Blown away by her strength. Housing a baby can be rough onRead more…

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    kegels. do them.

    Seriously.  If you don’t know what kegels are, look them up. Quickly. When I was pregnant with my second there was a trainer who worked across the street who suggested that I put a post-it on my steering wheel to remind me to do kegels at every red light.  They sell stickers for this purpose.Read more…

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    Hallmark Holidays+why we you get a rose in our stores today

    I hate Hallmark Holidays.  I was raised that way.  Thank you Mom and Dad.  I also do not live in a bubble, and am susceptible to peer pressure and socialized expectations in spite of the fine raising that my parents did. My first Mother’s Day, as the new mother of a 6 month old, IRead more…

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    An Ode to Moms

    Okay, so, this really isn’t an ode, but “free association and appreciation” just doesn’t have the same ring to it. It’s Mother’s Day month. Appreciate yourself.  It feels corny, but, look in the mirror and acknowledge that you are doing a great job.  May not feel like it some days, but, if you’re reading this,Read more…

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    New MAMA Give Aways!

    We’ve teamed up to give expecting and new mamas the perfect Mother’s Day gift! Get luxury goods for your little one from @expectant.ly with a $200 Gift Card to be used toward the rental of any product + a spot in Prescribe Balance from @prescribe_nutrition + A quartet of premium essentials for an expecting orRead more…

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    Not Maternity, Not Nursing…but both

    This dream dress is not maternity. It’s not nursing. Our buyer, Emily, is a dream. She scours the ends of the earth (okay the ends of the US and dreams of a buying trip to Paris or Milan-someday) for the most amazing and fabulous pieces that WORK it, mama.   Does it nurse?  With ease, asRead more…

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    Dressing while Pregnant -Lesson #1-Separates

    There is no end of advice out there on how to dress best for your body type-apple, pear, boy, curvy, etc.  Nowhere have we seen advice on how to dress a pregnant pear or, an apple with basketball or, well, you get the point-what to wear when your body type is pregnant!  And, no matterRead more…

    Imperfect Perfect Parents: A True Dad Story

    This is not urban legend. I heard this from a mom who knows the mom and dad in the story. Family is vacationing in Spain with their four children, 3 older (2-8?) and an infant.  Mom is at the hotel with the infant and dad takes the older kids to the park.  At one point,Read more…

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    Hollywood MOMs

    Can we agree that there are not enough women behind the scenes in Hollywood?  Roughly 6 percent of all directors working on top grossing films, 10 percent of writers, 15 percent of executive producers and 25 percent of producers are women. So, how honored were we when Star Wars The Force Awakens Associate Producer, StaceyRead more…