Where to Shop for Maternity Clothes

Mar 11, 2017 | Posted by in Pregnancy | 4

I had such a difficult time shopping for maternity clothes during my first pregnancy! Working 9 – 5 in a professional office environment, I wanted to continue to dress appropriately. Wherever I shopped I found leggings, jeans and yoga pants. Dresses were sleeveless or scoop necked, displaying my newly engorged bustline. I could not wearRead more …

Parenting Styles: The Basics Explained

Feb 19, 2017 | Posted by in Parenting, Working Parents | 6

It seems like every year there is a new trend in parenting. There are books and experts to go with every style. But what does it all mean? Parenting styles can actually be broken down into four broad categories. These categories encompass many other specific trends and styles. Let’s discuss them to understand the basics.Read more …

Breastfeeding versus Formula Feeding

Jan 28, 2017 | Posted by in Parenting, Working Parents | 0

How Can You Be Sure You Are Doing What’s Best? It’s a hot topic these days. On one hand, breastfeeding moms are hailed as heroines by the medical community. Midwives, nurses, lactation consultants and doctors encourage (and in some cases even push) new moms to breastfeed. Meanwhile, nursing in public can cause a mom toRead more …

How to Pick and Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Jan 8, 2017 | Posted by in Parenting, Personal Story | 0

Being a working parent is tough. I know; understatement of the year! There are, however, a number of benefits beyond the obvious (money being the obvious). For me, one of the biggest perks of maintaining my career in the corporate world is the constant opportunity for learning. Being surrounded by intelligent, ambitious people every dayRead more …

Eight Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

Dec 25, 2016 | Posted by in First Experiences, Parenting, Working Parents | 0

Now that the gifts are all opened, the holiday feasts are digesting and the baby is sleeping, I’ve decided to write a bonus post today. Merry Christmas! This was our second Christmas with my daughter and after squeezing three different family gatherings into a three day weekend out of state with a newborn last year,Read more …