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Design for Children

“Hi, My name is Betsy, and I’m a design snob.” Moms (in unison): “Welcome, Betsy.” Well, thanks for the warm reception! You know, I haven’t always been this way. I owe it all to five intense years spent in architecture studio, which was more of a Zoolander-style brainwashing exercise than anything else. Let’s just say […]

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power of the pouch

Power of the Pouch

Once upon a time, I wasn’t so sure about the baby food pouch. Part of me thinks it’s because I craved the “click-ability” of the lids of baby food jars from my own childhood. But I also stubbornly made all my own baby food for a while. Then, I heard about Ella’s Kitchen pouches. These were […]

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Avoid the glitter, go for the practical when it comes to baby shower registry items

Baby Registry Must-Haves

Like many expectant moms, I was clueless when it came to selecting items for my baby shower registries. So I did what felt right: I waltzed through Target and scanned the the cutest outfits and shiniest infant toys. Lucky for me, I had several mom friends who kept me grounded and helped steer me in […]

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Every little boy AND girl needs this tee. Because obviously.

7 Tips for Out-of-the-Box Boy Fashion

In a past life, I dreamt of being a fashionista. Then, I got pregnant and found yoga pants and that dream was far-gone. When I became a mom of two boys I thought my visions of living out the rest of my fashionable days vicariously through them were sure to be crushed. The clothing within the “boys” […]

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You Don't Have to Wear Yoga Pants

You Don’t HAVE to Wear Yoga Pants

Dear Moms, I’m going to say something probably slightly controversial. You don’t have to wear yoga pants. You don’t have to wear leggings. You don’t have to wear anything specific and you don’t have to justify your clothing choices to anyone! Let me elaborate. I saw a meme the other day that said something to […]

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6 Wardrobe Staples Every Working Mom Needs

6 Wardrobe Staples Every Working Mom Needs

I’ve always been interested in fashion, and putting together outfits has been a favorite hobby of mine for years (you can see regular style posts on my personal blog, Shea Lennon). However, after having a baby and going back to work, getting dressed became something I dreaded rather than looked forward to. My wardrobe was […]

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10 Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

10 Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

It’s mid-December. Stockings are hung, trees are trimmed, and lights are twinkling on houses and storefronts throughout the city. Christmas shopping is in full force, which for me, means that the UPS delivery guy and I are becoming quite close. (Seriously, can I get an amen for free 2-day shipping?!?) More importantly though, families are coming together […]

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