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This was practically my pregnancy uniform. Lots of black, maternity tank, maternity leggings, open cardigans, and booties.

What to Wear When You’re Expecting

Ahh, pregnancy. Such a magical, mystical, amazing time, right? Well, yes…and also a very emphatic NO. Some lucky women seem to channel Angelina Jolie and become life-giving, earth-mother goddesses, proclaiming their undying love for being pregnant. These are probably the same women who notice nary a labor contraction until they accidentally sneeze the baby out. […]

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Online Life Hacks for Moms

10 Online Life Hacks for Busy Moms

Ask any mom what life is like, and you will likely hear one common answer start to emerge: busy. While very fulfilling, life as a mom brings a certain brand of crazy, exhausting, stressful, fall-into-bed-at-night-with-every-body-part-aching level of activity. Add to that the extra busyness of the holiday season, and you’ve got a recipe for potential […]

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10 (Mostly) Online Shops to Save Money on Clothes for Your Family

Anyone with kids can attest to how quickly they grow, especially when they are very young.  Sometimes it seems like you can put your kid to bed on a Thursday night and they’ve sprouted right out of their pajamas by Friday morning. In these first two-and-a-half years of my child’s life, we have practically had […]

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